I have discovered something…the power of a smile.
Seriously, just flash it at people and pretend that it will melt their hearts into soft, pliable putty and it WILL! Even the meanest, strictest goes-out-of-her-way-to-catch-you teacher at my school is starting to succumb. But then maybe that has to do with the fact I play music to her mother at a retirement home once a week…(music is also related to taming the savage beast, as the old adage goes)
It’s like a ticket into a persons heart…a key to the things that they keep locked up inside.
I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.
Do not repay evil with evil…rather conquer evil by doing good…Nothing niggles evil more than a smile in the face of their slander
So go ahead…stretch that thing across your cheekbones and stun the world with your brilliance.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. ~Phyllis Diller
*Warning* There is such a thing as smiling too much…as can be seen in Olympic Synchronized Swimmers. Smiling too much makes you come across as insincere and annoying. A good rule of thumb may be to smile when you mean it – when you see someone and look them in the eye, when you see something that triggers the warmth of happiness in your brain, don’t be afraid to translate that into a grin.
*Note to girls with braces* Dont let those wire spiders get in the way of you and the world by hiding thwem. I had braces for two years, and my boyfriend informs me that guys actually have a thing for braces he and his mates in years 8 and 9 would get excited over them. So flaunt em baby!