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Amani Khalil

HR Business Partner, Johnson Controls (Saudi Arabia)

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Genuine Smile, Fake Smile but what about one associated with Pain?

Decided to re-post my comment as I would love others insight in regards to my question.

This video left me thinking; if we take out the real smile and the fake smile i am often amazed at myself (as a person who smiles endlessly) the sad smile. How is it that even through the most painful of times I as well as others are still capable of smiling, they maybe smaller in size from an actual happy smile yet still the only answer in that i can verify from my end is even with a sad smile i seem to connect the emotional vulnerability of realizing that even through the pain i could feel emotionally and physically a smile is there to comfort me, a selfish act that allows me to continue? Hard to articulate yet anyone else get my train of thought?

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  • Aug 16 2011: i am afraid i need to make u not smile : my intuition just told me that when u roughly allways smile with positive and negative emotions , u are just trained to allways smile , its just a thing u do after maybe any emotion ... Emotions should be pure and logical , this does not feel so ... but on the other leg if u move ur ? 30 face muscles into a smile rationally , u still tickle ur smile centre in ur brain and feel a little betetr , so from that side u might be even right ))) If u wanna know the truth get drunk with ur best smartest friends and throw the whole show on the table , truth might come out , but who will give ut the pain ((*))

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