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Jul 11

10 Ways to Keep Yourself Smiling Brightly Today

smilingThere are countless benefits and opportunities open to people who have and maintain a stunning smile such as making a great first impression, increased confidence, better hygiene, more youthful look and broader job prospects. If these benefits and opportunities are some of what you are looking to add to your life experiences, then read on for 10 ways to keep yourself smiling brightly today.

 

  1. The Place of Inner Peace and Tranquillity

A bright smile is usually a very good indicator of inner peace and tranquillity. Many Buddhist monks and other practitioners of meditation for wellness are characterised by their admirable ability to keep smiling in any situation. Find your centre through meditation to clear your mind, calm you down and help you see reasons to smile.

 

  1. Do a Random Act of Kindness

Performing random acts of kindness to a total stranger is a good to boost your sense of confidence. Knowing that you contributed in some way to making the day better for someone else can put a bright smile on your face as you go about your daily activities.

 

  1. Take Good Care of your Pearly Whites

Keep your oral health as best as it can be to make it bright as it can. Good practices to maintain a bright smile include:

  • Flossing

Begin your daily dental care regimen by flossing. This will help in tugging loose and removing particles of food stuck in between your teeth. The best method of flossing is to wrap about 20 inches of floss around the index or middle fingers and guide them around your teeth with your thumbs, working from back to front.

  • Getting professional dental care

Using professional services of a good dentist is the best way to take care of your teeth. According to Smile professionals Tiger Smile Dental experts in keeping your teeth and smile in perfect condition, “regular dental check-ups and different teeth whitening options exist to improve the brightness of your smile”.

  • Having a high quality toothbrush

Pick a toothbrush that is of high quality, one that will brush close to your gum line and will not cause soreness after you are done.

 

  1. Flex those Muscles

There are so many different ways to incorporate exercises into your daily routine. With exercising, as with most other things, consistency is key. Set goals and targets according to what you want to achieve and tick them off your list for a bright smile of achievement.

 

  1. Sleep More

Good sleep has been shown to significantly improve our moods and helps us to be more productive. How long and how well you sleep can affect the course of your whole day as well.

 

  1. Show Gratitude

A life of gratitude is a very fulfilling one. What are you grateful for today? You don’t have to wait for thanksgiving to let people around you know that you sincerely appreciate them. This simple strategy can go a long way in improving your outlook on life, and of course on keeping your smile bright. A gratitude journal is another way to achieve this, simply whip it out and include something you are grateful for each time the thought crosses your mind.

 

  1. Reduce your Commute

Travelling a long winding distance to and from work each working day will only make you feel frazzled and less likely to wear a bright smile. The misery created by a long commute and be avoided by moving closer to work. Give your realtor a call now and see if he has closer options for you.

 

  1. Reach out to Family and Friends

Family and friends should not be taken for granted. A short text or phone call is usually enough to brighten up your day and theirs.

 

  1. Take a Short Stroll

Spending some time in the outdoors can vastly improve on your mood and chances are you will be more willing to smile brightly. The fresh air and the sun on your face also improves your feeling of wellbeing. Spending time in the outdoors to improve your mood doesn’t have to be for a long time either. Simply taking a short 20 minute stroll in beautiful weather has been proven to have a positive effect on the mood.

 

  1. Plan a Rejuvenating Trip

Take time off from your busy schedule today to plan a relaxing, rejuvenating trip. Simply thinking about the splendid time you will have will perk up your smile immensely. When you finally do make time to go on that trip, remember to flash your smile and make a good first impression everywhere you go.

Keeping yourself smiling brightly is important and it adds to the overall quality of life for us as individuals. Simply make use of these tips discussed every day to enjoy the benefits of smiling brightly.

 

Author’s Bio

James is a business psychologist and serial entrepreneur, with over a decade working in finance, IT, marketing and recruitment sectors. He has authored numerous books in the management space and is Founder and CEO of www.dailyposts.co.uk.

James is a business psychologist and serial entrepreneur, with over a decade working in finance, IT, marketing and recruitment sectors. He has authored numerous books in the management space and is Founder and CEO of www.dailyposts.co.uk.

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