From Garr Reynolds: Smiles are infec­tious. But the smile cannot be faked or forced. You can try to fake a smile, but people can tell when you don’t mean it. In fact, some studies show that if you give an insin­cere smile, audi­ences may perceive you as untrust­worthy or hypo­crit­ical. Martin Seligman, author of Authentic Happi­ness says there are essen­tially two types of smiles: the “Duchenne smile” and the “Pan Amer­ican.” · Go to A genuine smile is your contri­bu­tion in the moment →