Fake smiling not good for you

In what may come as a blow to those who work in customer service oriented industries, a recent study shows that people forced to put on a happy face when they’re not feeling happy are harming their own health. If indeed this discovery is true, it’s at odds with the old advice that smiling is good for you, even if it isn’t genuine.

It should be noted that the study was performed in Germany, a country for which the “problem” of fake smiling does not seem to be an issue.