Smile, and the world will smile with you

United States
May 4, 2007 4:40pm CST
Have you noticed that if you smile to someone, they will respond back with a smile? It is such a nice way to start a day. And a compliment is a nice thing to do to someone also, as you will bless their day. Sending you a big "Smile" and a "Hug." Have a nice day my friends.
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• United States
4 May 07
A former coworker would often answer the phone with the grumpiest of voices. I told her that she needed to answer it with a smile. When you smile when answering the phone, it comes across in your voice. People pick up on this and feel welcomed. When greeting another person, even if you are feeling down, smile, even if it is a little one. People will admire that you are able to smile even if life is getting you down. Smiling at you my friend. Huggers as well.
• United States
4 May 07
You gave her the correct advice, it's true. Thanks for telling others out here on MyLot. How are the jobs coming along for you and hubby?
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• United States
7 May 07
All is well Margieanne. Can't wait to start work on the 14th! Hubby is happy with his job too. We are smiling much more now.
• United States
9 May 07
I am happy to hear this sugar.
@TerryZ (22083)
• United States
4 May 07
Hey right back at you my friend. I always try to smile when Im out. Sometimes I get some smiles but other times I just get that grouchy look back.LOL Oh well I tried. Some people are just grouchy all the time.
• United States
4 May 07
Hehhe, cannot please them all. Smile at me, I will smile back. Have a good weekend dear friend.
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@raydene (9875)
• United States
4 May 07
Hi Margie,It is true ..Smiles are very contagious..I try to pass them out even when I'm not feeling like smiling.I sending a smile and hug back to you also. You have a good evening too. Hugs
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• United States
4 May 07
Thank you sugar. Hope you are feeling okay. Have a happy weekend.
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@pyewacket (44036)
• United States
4 May 07
I love smiling at people went I'm walking on the street...they are contagious and usually most people can't help smiling back at me....I'm a hugger too..uh, no I don't go up to perfect strangers and hug them otherwise they might think I'm a tad weird..LOL...but do hug my friends...I fell in love with Leo Buscalia--the hug guy and ever since make sure I hug my friends. No a smile definitely doesn't hurt and it's one of the few rare things that are free...isn't that great? ;-)
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@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
4 May 07
Well Margie I always believed that but not everyone does some are so miserable and Grumpy they just look at you Well here they do anyway lol But yes most People respond back with a smile
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• United States
4 May 07
The grumpy ones need the smiles, they are unhappy sugar.
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@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
4 May 07
I guess so lol and I do smile at them to I just wish they would smile back though
@diillu (5128)
4 May 07
Yea it is a good way but sometimes people just don't smile back what do you think about it..
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• United States
4 May 07
Rarely have I had that happen if they saw a genuine smile from me. But, it can happen, can't please everyone I guess.
@14missy (3185)
• Australia
8 May 07
Thanks for the smile and hug! My cousin and I sat in a crowded mall many years ago and decided to smile and say hello to as many people as we could one day, just to see their reaction. It was amazing how many people looked at us strangely and obviously thought we were mad! Goes to show you that people don't expect others to be nice to them or say hello. Isn't it a sad world??
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@linda345 (2661)
• Canada
5 May 07
I love to smile. I try to smile at everyone. Some people are grumpy and will not smile back at you but I don't let this stop me, I just keep on smiling. Sending a Smile and a Hug back at you.
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@kathy77 (7488)
• Australia
4 May 07
Hi Margie, Yes I have noticed this a lot in my life, it sure is a lovely way to start our day. You also have a wonderful day/night in front of your my friend, and may God be with you and your family xx
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@aprilgrl (4460)
• United States
4 May 07
yeah I like to smile when they smile back it makes me feel good and have a good day too. oh thanks for the hug and a big smile
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@kgwat70 (13396)
• United States
4 May 07
Here is a smile right back at you my dear friend. :-) I hope that you are able to smile everyday. I try to smile as often as I can though sometimes it is hard. I do find that smiling at someone usually brings back a smile as well. It is nice getting a smile back or smiling back at someone. I think most people enjoying seeing someone who is happy and smiling and is cheerful. Have a great day and wonderful weekend.
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• United States
4 May 07
The same to you with bells on it :-) :-D
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@14missy (3185)
• Australia
8 May 07
Thanks for the smile and hug! My cousin and I sat in a crowded mall many years ago and decided to smile and say hello to as many people as we could one day, just to see their reaction. It was amazing how many people looked at us strangely and obviously thought we were mad! Goes to show you that people don't expect others to be nice to them or say hello. Isn't it a sad world??