A lot of things make me smile. Telling me to do so like making a dog do a trick isn’t one of them.
To the strangers who’ve told me to smile when my face is at rest while checking out a farmers market, or paying at a convenience store, or walking down the street, or waiting for something to start: no.
Many people, throughout the bay and beyond, experience this. It’s ridiculous. No one should feel shamed for the way we look when we go about our days. Who smiles every second of the day, anyway?
Here are some printable stickers to help convey that: 1. You are fabulous, and 2. You are not to be messed with.