Even though I don’t always feel like it, I try to smile at as many people as I can throughout the course of my day.
Earlier today I smiled at a young boy on the train and the one he returned melted my heart. It’s such a simple thing to do and better still, it costs nothing.
This is not my idea, I remember being told once that interactions, no matter how big or small can oftentimes have an impact on the lives of others. If you were going to make an impression on someone would you not prefer it be a good one.
People’s outward appearance does not always give an indication to the feelings within. I’m conscious that some could look at me and think what’s that idiot grinning about, but for others, when they perhaps don’t have much to smile about, it could be a much needed boost to their day, it might even change thier day.
Phyllis Diller (quote above) wasn’t far wrong when she said “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.”