• 'There is no greater pleasure than eating with my family': what makes you smile?

    6 days ago - By The Guardian

    For some, it's remembering when they first met their partner, while for others it's their dog that causes them to beam, says Kate Leahy. What's the secret to making you grin? From a big beam to the littlest lift at the corners of your mouth, smiling is infectious in the best possible way. Which is happy news, as new research shows smiling can really improve our mood, spurring a chemical reaction in our brains. As adults, we smile 20-40 times a day - finding joy in small moments that matter is as important as taking care of your teeth and gums. Here, six people share what makes them smile.
    Read more ...