SPIRITUAL QUOTE

Transform Your Life: Smile More, Worry Less — The Astonishing Benefits Revealed!

What if everyone in the world smiled more and worried less?

Nancy Blackman
Refresh the Soul
Published in
5 min readJun 7, 2024

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More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More gratitude, less stress. More kindness, less brutality More love, less hate.

It’s true! It’s a thing.

You can smile more and worry less. I know, I know…. it’s just not that easy at times. What if it was?

Did you notice that the smiling and worry are first? It’s as if smiling brings less worry, which then brings more compassion and less judgment, which brings more gratitude and less stress. When there is less stress, there is more kindness and less brutality, which nurtures more love and less hate.

Go ahead and exhale.

But seriously. What if you could let go of the worries in your life? What if you turned that frown upside down into a smile?

Imagine this as a spiritual practice of yours.

Studies show that when you smile, you become happy. I interpret that to mean that your whole being — your soul — becomes happy, content, cheery…

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Nancy Blackman
Refresh the Soul

8X Top Writer. Editor. Writing Coach. Owner of Refresh the Soul publication. Read more of my writing: “Mixed Korean: Our Stories.” https://www.325kamra.org/buy.