When you’re smiling, the whole world really does smile with you. A paper being published Friday in a British medical journal concludes that happiness is contagious — and that people pass on their good cheer even to total strangers. American researchers who tracked more than 4,700 people in Framingham, Mass., as part of a 20-year heart study also found the transferred happiness is good for up to a year. (Full Associated Press story at Yahoo!)
(Photo courtesy of Sun Star) Smiling really is contagious! This is great, now a real reason not to be a sourpuss.