Want to know a secret?
When you're feeling down, all you have to do is smile to get a little boost of happiness. Turns out, just moving those facial muscles (even if you don't really feel like smiling) elicits the same response in your brain that an actual smile does.
Pretty great, huh? And this is just one little trick you can play on your brain to have a positive impact on your personal and professional life. For more surprisingly effective (and research-backed) techniques to get motivated, achieve your goals, and more, check out the infographic below.
Home page image of man's brain courtesy of Shutterstock. Infographic courtesy of AmEx OPEN Forum.
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