How many times a day do you smile?

I heard a new statistic from my yoga teacher this week: most adults these days smile less than 20 times a day.  Kids on the other hand smile 400 or more times a day.  

What's going on?  I think more and more adults spend a lot of time stressed and 
worried: dwelling on the past or worrying about the future.  Kids are much better at living in the moment. 

Why does a smile matter?  Well, from a physiological standpoint, when we smile we can actually reduce the cortisol levels in our bodies. 

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