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National Smile Power Day

Spread some positivity and show off your pearly whites on National Smile Power Day - smiling is the best way to brighten up someone's day!
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June 15
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Get ready to spread some good vibes and smiles on National Smile Power Day, which falls on June 15! This special day was created in 1999 by the Smiley Company with the mission of helping people celebrate their individuality and express themselves through a positive attitude. Nowadays, it's celebrated all over the world as a reminder to bring more joy into your life.

History of National Smile Power Day

National Smile Power Day Dates

National Smile Power Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1999</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Smile Power Day Founded</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Smiley Company founded National Smile Power Day to champion positivity and individuality using smiles.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Global Celebrations Emerge</div><div class='timeline-text'>The holiday started to gain worldwide recognition, with people from different countries partaking in their own celebrations.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2007</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Smile" Songs Increase Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>The release of popular songs such as "Smile" by Uncle Kracker contributed to the increased awareness and popularity of the holiday.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Social Media Boosts Awareness</div><div class='timeline-text'>Usage of hashtag #SmilePowerDay on social media platforms amplified awareness and engagement surrounding the event.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Smile Initiatives Encourage Participation</div><div class='timeline-text'>Numerous organizations initiated "smile" campaigns including distribution of smiley face badges and stickers to promote the holiday.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Virtual Celebrations Adapt</div><div class='timeline-text'>Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, celebrations moved online, with virtual smile events taking place around the globe.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Smile Power Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Smile at a stranger</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Smiling at a stranger is always a great way to make someone's day.  You never know how much a simple smile can lift someone's spirits.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Write a kind note</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Write a kind note to a friend, family member or colleague and brighten their day.  Let them know how much you appreciate them and that you are smiling because of them.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Send a smiley emoji</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Spread the joy by sending out smiley emojis to your friends, family and colleagues throughout the day.  Get creative with your emojis and have fun!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Share a funny story</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Share one of your favorite funny stories or jokes with your friends and family.  It's sure to bring some smiles!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a group outing</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Organize an outing with your friends, family or colleagues and enjoy being together in person.  Make sure everyone is smiling as much as possible - it'll make for some great photos!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Smile Power Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Smiling is good for your health</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>It turns out that smiling can have some serious health benefits, such as reducing stress levels and increasing endorphins. Plus, it's a natural mood booster that can make you feel happier and more positive overall!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Smiling is contagious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>When you smile at someone, it often triggers them to smile back at you. This can help create more positive connections with those around you and spread more kindness throughout the world! So don't be afraid to show off your pearly whites - you never know who you might brighten up their day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>A smile is worth a thousand words</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>They say that a picture paints a thousand words - but in reality, all it takes is just one look of your great big smile! Smiling sends the message that you are open, friendly, and approachable, which is why National Smile Power Day is such an important reminder to take a minute and appreciate the power of positivity!</p></div></div>

5 Facts about the Power of Smiles

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Smiling can reduce Stress</h3><p class='facts-content'>Research has shown that a genuine smile can help to lower our stress levels, as it releases neurotransmitters like serotonin and endorphins, which have a calming effect.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Smiling can boost Mood</h3><p class='facts-content'>When we smile, it changes our outlook and can make us feel more positive and happier. Even if it's difficult to actually smile, simply pursing your lips can have a similar effect.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Smiling is Contagious</h3><p class='facts-content'>A study published in the journal ‘Neuropsychologia' showed that when we see someone smiling, it triggers neurons in our own brain, leading us to duplicate the smile in response.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Smiling can make you look younger</h3><p class='facts-content'>When we smile, a subtle lifting of the cheeks can make us look younger according to studies. Researchers found that when people viewed photographs of faces with forced smiles, they perceived them as younger.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Smiling can make you appear more attractive</h3><p class='facts-content'>Research has shown that smiling can make us appear more attractive to others. A study has discovered that when people viewed smiles, the parts of their brains associated with rewards lit up, making them perceive the smiling faces as more attractive.</p></div></div>

National Smile Power Day FAQs

When is National Smile Power Day?

National Smile Power Day is celebrated on June 15th every year. In 2024 National Smile Power Day will occur on a Saturday.

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