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 Good Reasons to Smile - Sparkpeople.com
15 Health Benefits of Smiling - Sunwarrior.com
How To Smile for Better Health - Wikihow.com
National Smile Week Fun Facts - AcceleDent
Top 10 Reasons to Smile - About.com
What Does Your Smile Say About You? - WebMD.com
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.
Each day within this week has a theme: The Days
Week 1 - National Simplify Your Life Week
5 Secrets to Simplify Your Life - Huffington Post
7 Ways to Simplify Your Life - Bemorewithless.com
Simplify Your Life Week - North Carolina Cooperative Extension
image: greenideareviews.com (couldn't resist an image with books!)
Week 3 - Friendship Week
Friendship Day has been celebrated on the first Sunday of August (August 7, 2017) in many countries. In the U.S., this was established by a 1935 U.S. Congressional proclamation.
Friendship Day - theholidayspot.com
Friendship Day 2017 - Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India (SCFI)
Here are a few books related to happiness, smiling, kindness, and friendship.
(text & selections: NF)