Boost Your Mood By Smiling - My #MarketFriday Contribution

in Market Friday3 months ago

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Hello everyone, I'm here again for my contribution to the #MarketFriday community of @dswigle, it's a bit late but I believe it's still Friday out there in the other part of the world.

I can see a lot of posts with this tag so it's pretty obvious that the community is fast growing, and I don't want to be left behind whatever it takes I will do my best to be able to participate every week. I think I have to invite some of my friends to participate too.

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The purpose of this blog is to paint a smile in your face. Even if the whole world is experiencing one of the world's worst pandemic.

That is why I choose photos that could make you smile. I do strongly recommend that to be able to fight corona virus, we should promote healthy lifestyle, boost our immune system and be stress free.

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How Smiling Affects Your Health

Do you know that when we smile, the movements of our muscles send signals/chemicals to our brains? These signals release serotonin and endorphins, which are known as the “feel-good” chemicals of the brain.

When these chemicals are released they make us happy.

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Yesterday we went to Mr. DYI, a store located at the heart of the city and adjacent to Ororama Superstore. If you happened to read my previous #MarketFriday, it was where I had my shopping last week.

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The store is just a medium size store but they sell all kinds of home decors, hardware products and toys, the only product that they don't have for the customers are grocery items.

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And while my wife was busy looking for the items we need for the house, I kept myself busy taking pictures. And of all the items inside the store, I was stuck with those beautiful emoji pillows that I took tons of photos of them.

I can see few people staring at me while taking pictures but I didn't mind them, I need to collect amazing photos to share on hive so I just continue with what I'm doing.

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I was really charmed by those smiles you see in every pillow and thought of sharing it in my #MarketFriday this week.

A little Smile will reduce stress

When we smile, endorphins are released in the brain, this will cause to reduce stress hormones. So if you want to reduce your stress hormones, just smile, laugh and relax.

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A smile or a good laugh support our lungs

It's so amazing to know that our laugh will support our lungs, we let a lot of air in and out. When we laugh our lungs expand and become replenished with oxygen.

Deep laughter sends more oxygen-rich nutrients and blood throughout the body.

Do you know that laughing is also good for our heart?

Laughing keeps you away from cardiovascular problems, meaning decrease the risk of heart attack.

  • lowers blood pressure
  • increases blood flow
  • improves the function of blood vessels

So I suggest do a little smiling and laughing exercise everyday LOL.

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Well it is enough to look at those pictures and smile, we never know what good it could give to us, when it comes to our health.

I think a lot more are in stored for us if we keep on smiling and laughing or relaxing every day. I am only sharing few of them here.

Anyhow I also took pictures of the other display in the store. Please check the photos below.

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And that's all for today, I hope you like the photos and learn something from this post, see you next Friday!

All photos are mine.

Please visit my previous blogs:

The Sun Sets in Order to Rise Again - My entry to Dapplr Photo Contesthttps://hive.blog/dapplrphotocontest/@long888/-47478848374447772882137447636602
Another Day To Remember A visit to the Maldives of the PHILIPPINES, Manjuyod Sandbarhttps://hive.blog/hive-163772/@long888/another-day-to-remember-or-a-visit-to-the-maldives-of-the-philippines-manjuyod-sandbar

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The emoji pillows look so cute! I would love to get one.

Yah they're cute and huggable and will make you smile everytime you look at it. Thanks for the visit!

Klaro kayo gi-andaman ni nga post ba he he. Another different market product - the "smile a little smile for me" market. Just can't help but smile with them. You achieved your mission here because your post made me smile :) Great one my friend. Keep safe!

Thank you sir I hope I make a lot of people smile because of this post, nakahunahuna ko himoan nakog theme ako mga #marketfriday I hope I can do it. Hapit ko wa kaapas ani bc gyod kaayo.

Ahh this is a very well timed post for me to read, I decided the other day to make a conscious choice to smile more regularly. I have had a hard decade haha, and I realized I was smiling less and less as those years went by. I smiled always as a child and teen, even in my 20's, so much. I am bringing back those underused muscles now, it is taking practice but I am sticking to it!! :))))))))))) Much Love @long888!!!

Thank you, I'm glad my post helps a little, I hope a lot of people will be aware on the benefits of regularly smiling or laughing to our health.

Take care and God bless!

God bless you too!

Cute kaayu ang mga chairs.

You are so right a couple or more smiles a day definitely keeps you happy and young 😊

I love the emoji pillows and you are 100% right! Smiling or laughter has always been the best medicine! There will be nothing that can take its place.

You have such a wide variety of pillows to choose from! Which one was your favorite?

I never care if people look at me either! :)

Laughter, smiling, and just feeling like it is a natural medicine!! I truly believe that! I appreciate the love and support you are giving to #MarketFriday! I feel like the more the merrier. We have such a great group here and I encourage you to scroll through a few here and enjoy them as they will enjoy yours. There are so many challenges here on Hive and it warms my heart to see that you chose to be a part of this one. It is people such as yourself that made it into such a successful challenge! It takes a lot of effort and thoughts to put together a post for the #MarketFriday challenge. I know this first-hand and so, again, it is appreciated. Thank you again for being a part of all this! I hope you have a lovely weekend!

Fridays are all about the #MarketFriday Challenge! Looking to take part in it? Here is how:

How to Participate:

Go to the market! Any market will do! Food, clothing, plant, or animal, if you wish. You can go to the zoo, an art auction, and restaurants. Anywhere or anything that you pay money for any kind of service.
Take pictures! Be creative! It’s fun!
Tell us a little bit about the market, what brought you here?
Post the picture.(s)
Don’t forget to use the MarketFriday Community #196308 to post from or hashtag it! #MarketFriday by @dswigle If you hashtag it, drop the link to your post here so I can easily find them.

As always, please remember! #MarketFriday loves you!

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