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I Believe In The Power Of A Smile

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    A Smile

    I read this recently. I am not the author.  The author is unknown.  I wanted to share it! Smiling is infectious, You catch it like the flu, When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too. I passed around the corner, And someone saw my grin. When he smiled I realized...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 17, 2013

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    Never seen a rosé bloom

    so beautiful after being watered with love from above!
    Manfue Manfue 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Remember when a baby smiles

    for the first time, it is a moment that brings joy, laughter, peace and hope to others. When you're full of worries, problems and doubts a smile can just make it all go away...for one moment you stop worrying and enjoy the moment. For that just one moment all is well...
    Kaksy Kaksy 18-21, M Mar 31

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    Don't Forget To Smile

    The smile, I believe it's a vital technique in the human relations. I think it's quite simple tool that makes other people like you. I reckon it attracts people and make them have good impressions on you. Moreover, it's much more easier to make friends smiling. I always smile...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    Keep Smiling

    Keep smiling cause you never know your smile can mend a BROKEN HEART for someone who admires you alot.
    Kaksy Kaksy 18-21, M Sep 29, 2012

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    yes. so smile at everybody!

    you might get some of them back!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    A smile: the simple movements of the muscles

    A single smile can turn ones day from hell to alright, but a huge smile means that whoever they thought of or whoever made them smile turned that persons day completely around, I make people smile everyday all day and trust me it's hard where I live but when you do it not only...
    PsychoticTendencies PsychoticTendencies 18-21, M Aug 18

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    I love making people laugh

    and smile. And a good giggle goes a long way too. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 27

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    It'S Addictive

    I often find myself smiling without a reason. Well, not entirely without a reason, it's just a generic one: I'm happy. And I know I am doing that when I see random strangers smiling at me. It took me a while to realize they were actually smiling back me. Because I was walking...
    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    Believe In The Power Of A Smile

    They are rare, but I believe we all know someone like them. They are the individual that brightens the room when they enter, lifts up the soul, make us happy with their bubbly personality and smile.
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Mar 29, 2013

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    Have used mine to heal others.

    And mine is omg spooky. Psycho gay mountain killer. But it heals. The eyes seen change. And some get chatty. Or tell family. And that family find me. Amd thank me. And sometimes buy me lunch. Spooky me. A healer. Instead of a heeler.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Sep 8

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    :D

    A smile. It's such a simple thing to do.  And it's something that can change someone's whole mood.  I quite enjoy smiling, I think it's contagious.  People like being around people who smile.  Well, most people do.  I used to work at a gas station, and I would such positive...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    A Smile

    A smile can give a person, you don't know a feeling of hope that everything is going to be OK. when you see someone at a supermarket, you smile and ask can I help you. The power of a smile, can bring joy when we didn't know we would bring happiness to someone who needed a smile...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    I noticed that in western societies

    if a guy cold approach a girl and ask for her number, chances are he will get it. As an asian we play by different rules. 1 out of 20 guys might get a girl's number on the street. There's no right or wrong about this. But I'm just wondering, are western girls so welcoming...
    ArielChen ArielChen 26-30, F Oct 12

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    The Power Of A Smile

    I believe in the power of a smile that smile was for you.Peace  
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 30, 2012

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    Just one small gesture of kindness or love could brighten someone's day. Wherever I go I try to always smile and see who smiles back.
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    Is it really that hard to look up from your technology and say hi to someone back with a smile. Is it even just that hard to say hi to someone in general. Something as simple as a...
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    I try to smile at people...though it's hard for me to look anyone in the eyes..but I know that I feel better when someone smiles at me...so I try to do that a few times a day. A...
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    EDIT: I am actually an atheist, I posted this in the "I am an atheist" experience page originally and I am posting it here too. This post is an attempt to bring some peace between...
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    When u see his name on your phone it just makes you smile because you know he's thinking about you too :3
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    Sometimes, when this world tests me...I feel like it's not a fair test. Or perhaps, that it is more of a provocation than anything else. It feels like everything is made...
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    An interesting person you have met.So a week back, I went to watch the movie Interstellar with one of my friend. As we went to purchase our tickets I felt a tap on my shoulder. I...
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