I read, recently, about a German study saying that forcing yourself to smile can make you sick. The study disturbed me because I force people to smile a lot.

About a month ago I was coaching a lawyer during a workshop. “I want you to force a smile,” I said as she prepared to deliver a presentation on camera. “It probably won’t feel good. But do it anyway.”

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