Smiling helps you live longer. Studies show that people who smile lower their blood pressure and release endorphins, which makes them feel less stressed and happier.

We want everyone to feel that way every day. And the best way to do that is to check out these six things to brighten your day.

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Baby Animals

If you want a surefire way to smile, then looking at baby animals will do the trick. People enjoy seeing cute, small animals take on the world. There is no way you can say no to a cute puppy or kitten. If you want to learn about all types of animals, then you need to head over to ZooBorns. ZooBorns is a site where zoos from all over the world upload videos and images of their baby animals. From monkeys in Hungary to wild cats in Canada, you can see them all. Plus, every new post has information about all the animals!

Jokes All-Around

Nothing makes more people laugh and smile than a good old-fashion joke. While some people are naturally funny and create jokes on their own, some of us need a little inspiration from books, videos, and websites. That’s where Jokes on the Readers Digest comes to play. They have thousands of jokes in their database that, at some point, you will crack a smile (or two.)

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Funny Babies and Toddlers

Babies and toddlers bring joy to many people. Who doesn’t love seeing a baby make cute faces and copy random things adults do and say? You can find funny videos and images of babies and toddlers anywhere on social media and YouTube. Once you start, you may not stop!

Comfort Food

Sometimes all we need in life to make us crack a smile is some delicious comfort food. Have you ever taken a bite of your favorite food, and it just warms up your entire body? Well, that’s how we want you to feel every day. Whether you feel comforted eating Southern food or Asian food, there is some type of food out there that will make you smile like crazy. The best part is that if you don’t know how to make it, you can always get it delivered.

Call a Friend

A great way to keep in contact with the people you love and share a smile with is to call a friend. Friends are always there to help you when you are feeling low. They know how to make you smile even on your roughest day. So whenever you are feeling low, pick up the phone and call your bestie.

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Music Moves the Soul

For the people who need an extra push to smile, fun music is always the way to go. Human bodies can’t help but love music and move with the beats and rhythms. No matter where you are, whether it be your car or your bedroom, crank up some old school jams and sing to your heart’s content. Who doesn’t love a private concert?

We hope that some or all of these suggestions have you smiling. Have a great day, and remember, your smile is beautiful!