Smiling is the gift of nature that eases all our stress out. A good smile is more helpful in keeping Doctor away than an apple. There is a survey that states it is easy to lead your life better when you try to include smile inducing activities for most part of the daily routine. To celebrate such great emotion, World Smile Day is celebrated on the first Friday of October every year and this year, it is being celebrated on October 7th.
World Smile day has been created by commercial artist Harvey Ball, from Worcester, Massachusetts, as a response to his creation of the smiley face. Harvey made the Smiley Face drawing that we all know today in the year 1963. The first World Smile Day was celebrated in 1999. People across the world celebrate World Smile Day in creative ways and you should check them out on social media.
The Worcester Historical Society in Massachusetts, United States, has been celebrating this day by tossing a ball since 2000. The ball hosts the Harvey Ball Smile Award and smiley face themed events and displays. They conduct different types of competition like Hot air balloon competition with the balloons having World Smile Day message on it.
And other competitions are held like Pie eating competition and circus performance among others are organized in different countries. Many people also distribute food to needy people to see the smile on their face. And different games are conducted in hospitals and in old age homes to see the smile on the face of the people living there. On the whole, all we want you to do is Smile and be stress free.
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