Fact of the day.. all about the surprising health benefits of smiling! Smiling believe it or not can actually help to lower your heart rate… this is due to the fact that when you smile the heart slows down and the body relaxes this means the heart is working however not over doing it! Smiling also helps to reduce your blood pressure temporarily. Feeling a little stressed? it may be the last thing you feel like doing right now however smiling can help relieve stress as when you smile your body releases endorphins in which counteract the stress hormones, endorphins also help to lift your mood so in the future simply remember too smileee!