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August 2019 - 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

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

Text: NF

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

Text: NF

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

Simplify Your Life This Week - VeryWell Mind

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 4, 2019) in many countries. In the U.S., this was established by a 1935 U.S. Congressional proclamation.

Friendship Day - theholidayspot.com

Friendship Day 2019 - Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India (SCFI)

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Text: NF

Books & eBooks

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

(text & selections: NF)

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