When you smile at another person, you are filling them with chi and allowing them to relax. Defenses drop. Their day becomes brighter.
We can do the same thing to ourselves. Our minds and internal organs will thank us for it by functioning more efficiently with greater health. If you just wish to relax your muscles, the inner smile is one method you can use.
If you have diabetes, then the focusing on the adrenal glands at the top of each kidney might prove beneficial. It will at least stimulate the pancreas. You don't have to pinpoint where they are exactly. You only have to have the intent to smile at your adrenals and the approximate location to do so. You may eventually pinpoint them in time as the awareness grows with regular practice.
You can perform the smile exercise any way you wish. If you wish for a formalized approach, then read the following instructions.
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