I got curious months ago in observing faces of folks while out n about. So many people in their busyness of days walk around with scowls and frowns leading to prematurely wrinkling. With no apparent and visual signs of physical discomfort, there are permanent frown like expressions pasted upon so many faces.
Cheeks are long and loose, the side of mouth lines are dragging downwards.
From this awareness I make a conscious effort to wear a smile…….:)
“A smile on your face relaxes hundreds of muscles. Studies have shown that when we flex our facial muscles into expressions of joy, we do indeed produce the effects on our nervous system that go with real joy. Peace and happiness are available, if we can only quiet our distracted thinking long enough to come back to the present moment and notice the blue sky, a child’s smile, the beautiful sunrise”
“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace” – Peace Is Every Step Thich Nhat Hanh
Of course generous amounts of daily water consumed and nutrition for your skin, helps lessen the damage of life experiences……wrinkles.
………..”your never fully dressed without a smile” (: