Start Your New Year With A Smile–For Free

Happy New Year!

Hoping everyone is enjoying a wonderful season of rejuvenation and good cheer. We had a fun visit with my family in South Florida and a visit with Mickey Mouse for a couple of days. Great chance to catch up and laugh with my wife and daughters.

While exercising over the holiday break, I happened to listen on my Ipod to a great audio podcast from one of my favorites, Zig Ziglar’s “Inspiring Words of Encouragement” that you can download by clicking the above hyperlink or from I-Tunes.

In his folksy fashion, Ol’ Zig talks about how important regular laughter and smiling is to your relationships and health. Here are a few of his comments:

-Laughter is the second most important emotion we can express-love is number one.

-It can help manage depression ,stress, and worry, as well as, lower blood pressure ( see medical documentation).

-Regular laughing is like “internal jogging”-it increases respiration and oxygenates your tissues while relaxing tense muscles.

-It’s low calorie, caffeine free, has no salt or preservatives.

-Although its it contagious, humor won’t make you sick.

-One size fit all.

-Best of all–laughing cost you nothing and its non-taxable.

This is an easy New Years resolution that solves alot of problems. Feel free to download this to your Ipod and send to a friend.

Let us know how my staff and I can help you smile more.

Keep smiling right,


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  1. Thanks for the laughs and smiles on our holiday vacation!!!

    Comment by Robyn Flax on January 2, 2010 at 12:26 pm

  2. Yes…it was alot of fun.
    Check out the podcast….very good information.
    It’s amazing how people take smiling for granted.
    It’s such an important and lifesaving bodily function.


    Comment by Dr.Flax on January 2, 2010 at 12:39 pm

  3. Thanks for the link to the podcast. I’ll check it out. I can always use some more humor.

    Comment by Tracey Crider on January 10, 2010 at 9:52 am

  4. Great post to start the new year off with the right attitude. I look forward to hearing Zig’s pod cast. Thanks for sharing great positive information. Helaine Smith, DMD

    Comment by Helaine Smith, DMD on January 14, 2010 at 7:13 pm

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