Thursday, 30 June 2011


Do you smile very often?

I do I like to smile I have always liked to smile, I remember when I was in school I would smile as a way of not letting the bullies bother me yes I was called names and I would just smile and think to myself what is your problem............I can remember hearing a couple of other girls talking about me and they where saying "does anything every upset her she is always smiling and happy". The thing was that I wasn't always happy in fact often I was feeling numb and yes sad but I was not going to let that lot see how sad and unhappy I was.

Even now I will smile and laugh no matter how sad I am feeling as when I do show my family that I am not very happy they will at times act like they do not care, so I wonder why bother showing the sad side of me.........being happy and upbeat has become a habit for me.....................

Now do not get me wrong most of the time I am truely happy and smiling does come naturally for me and I do for the most part love my life and my family..............I do think smiling makes things not seem so bad and if you smile you will make others smile and pass on good vibes.


Powdered Toast Man said...

It also helps if you have some cookies handy.

yevisha said...

a smile is a frown turned upside down. :)

Jo-Anne Rambling said...


I think you mean my fav is spicy fruit roll yummy......

Hi Yevisha

So true and a smile looks better.

Joanne said...

what a great way to live. smiling. Thats awesome! Blessings, Joanne

Thisisme. said...

What a lovely post today, Jo-Anne. I think it was really good that you were always smiling, even when young. I loved that little poem you posted for us as well. It is so true. If you smile, you will usually get a good response from people. Life is too short to be miserable all the time. Really enjoyed this post my friend.

Mynx said...

Sometimes before you know it, the forced smile becomes a real one.

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Bouncin' Barb said...

The only time I never really smiled in my life was when I had braces as a teenager. Other than that, I'm smiling.

Bubbles said...

Its a shame theres no way to get rid of bullies but its great you got to them with your smile.

I smile to myself for no reason and sometimes I don't realise I'm doing it much to the annoyance of some people

Jo-Anne Rambling said...

Hi Jo

Glad you liked the post

Hi Thisisme

So pleased you like the post it is easier to smile also then it is to look sad.

Hi Mynx

Oh yeah I have found that a lot.

Hi Hapi

If I have time I will check out your blog.

Hi Barb

Never had braces so that was never a problem for me.

Hi Bubbles

Yep bullies will always be around and I do not understand why others get annoyed when they see someone smiling.

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