Be Active - Making Faces in Places - A Smile a Day


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Making Faces in Places - A Smile a Day...

"I did the ‘Photographic Scavenger Hunt’ by myself on a sunny, summer evening. It was really relaxing, and I became so absorbed in the activity that I completely lost track of time – my friend was ringing me to see where I was!"

Giving to others and connecting to others are known to benefit our wellbeing – and this can be done in the simplest of ways. Often when we walk down the street and see someone smiling, or are smiling ourselves, that smile is passed on.

Pass on a smile with this fun ‘Be Active’ activity, creating faces in places and recording your creations.

Wellbeing benefits:

Be active
Feel optimistic
Connect to others

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to keep my mind in the present and ‘enjoy the moment’ more.
I want to find new and interesting ways to be active.


20-30 minutes.

Who can I do this activity with?

On my own, with others. Great for all ages.

Where can I do this activity?


How often can I do this activity?

We recommend doing this activity weekly to feel the benefits.

What do I need?

  • Digital camera or camera phone
  • Hand-wipes or disinfectant hand-gel

Did you know?

Smiling is known to relieve stress, boost our immune system, lower blood pressure and releases the body’s own natural painkillers.


Send the image above as an e-card to friends or family.

"Today, give a stranger one of your smiles.  It might be the only sunshine he sees all day."

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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