Research Suggests You Should Smile — Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

How to hold a Pencil between Your Teeth For an Instant Shift in Happiness

Sitara Morgenster

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Photo by Sam Manns on Unsplash

It’s annoying to be told to cheer up and smile, especially by a stranger in the street. But imagine someone telling you to put a pencil between your teeth, promising it will lift your mood in ten seconds.

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Sitara Morgenster

Forest Reporter & Creativity Correspondent | IFJ-accredited Journalist | Using my head to write from the heart.