Smile away stress

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It might sound silly but science re­peat­edly shows that the act of smil­ing and laugh­ing ac­tu­ally re­duces our body’s re­sponse to stress by re­duc­ing the surge in hor­mones and low­er­ing a raised heart­beat. If you find your­self feel­ing anx­ious try look­ing at a fam­ily video, photo, card or mes­sage that al­ways brings a smile to your face.

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