A kid’s point of view: A funny way to get happy

By Colleen, age 12

Did you know that mimicking a smile can actually make you happier? According to Psychology Today, the logic is that when you use the muscles you use when you’re happy your brain thinks you are actually happy.

smileyfaceThe same thing goes for your posture, breathing and just your body overall. If you slump over and frown, chances are you will get pretty grumpy.

I have always used the ” positive attitude ” mantra, but I never knew it actually is a thing! I really need to start employing this strategy during class lectures!

Soccer this week was fun though our game ended in a tie. And softball has been fun too. Our coach has been hitting us tennis balls because they’re harder to catch than softballs.

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