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August 2022 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Admit You Are Happy Month

National Smile Week - Week 2 of August

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The second week of August is National Smile Week!

While dentists use this week to promote good dental health, smiles also provide good mental health.

Why's that? Check the following websites for answers:

7 Benefits of Smiling and Laughing that You Didn't Know About - Lifehack.org

7 Good Reasons to Smile - Sparkpeople.com

10 Fun Facts About Smiling - Community Healthcare

15 of the Best and Free Health Benefits of Smiling - Sunwarrior.com

Top 10 Reasons to Smile Every Day - About.com

What Does Your Smile Say About You? - WebMD.com

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Be Kind to Humankind Week - Week 4 of August

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This week is held on the 4th week of August.

A single citizen (Ms. Lorraine Jara) created this holiday in 1988 in response to a newspaper article that disturbed her.

Be Kind To Humankind: Just One Week of Kindness Can Improve Your Mood and Change Your Brain - Medical Daily 

History of the Holiday

Each day within this week has a theme:   The Days

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Weeks 1 and 3 of August

Week 1 - National Simplify Your Life Week

5 Secrets to Simplify Your Life - Huffington Post

7 Ways to Simplify Your Life - Bemorewithless.com

The Cost of Clutter in Your Life - VeryWell Mind

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Week 3 - Friendship Week

Friendship Day has been celebrated on the first Sunday of August (August 1, 2021) in many countries. In the U.S., this was established by a 1935 U.S. Congressional proclamation.

Friendship Day - theholidayspot.com

Friendship Day 2022 - Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India (SCFI)

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Books & eBooks

Here are a few books related to happiness, smiling, kindness, and friendship.

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