12 Photos of Smiles That Will Make You Smile, Too

From happy children to cute animals, this collection of grins will have you smiling from ear to ear.

May 18, 2015
Father and daughter laughing

A father-daughter moment (Shutterstock)

The humble smile is a powerful facial expression. Scientific research has found that flashing your pearly whites can boost happiness and reduce stress - even if you have to force it at first!

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This collection of photos, curated from all four corners of the Internet, features happy faces sure to make you smile. So stretch your facial muscles, sit back, and allow the feelings of happiness to wash over you :)

1. THESE PROUD PARENTS

Golden retriever family

2. THESE HAPPY FRIENDS

Sheep and goat smiling

via Tumblr

3. THIS CHEEKY SMILE

Cute girl smiling

via Reddit

4. THIS PLAYFUL BABY ELEPHANT

Playful baby elephant

via Imgur

5. THIS GUMMY GRIN

cute baby smiling

via Shutterstock

6. THIS GOOFY DOG

Funny dog

7. THIS HAPPY LITTLE GIRL

Happy Mongolian girl

via Reddit

8. THIS CONTENT DUO

Happy birds

via Reddit

9. THESE HAPPY KIDS

Happy Indian kids

via Reddit

10. THIS JOYFUL PUP

Happy golden retriever

via Reddit

11. THIS LUCKY DIVER

Happy diver with rays

via Reddit

12. THIS BABY MONKEY

Baby monkey

via Shutterstock

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