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Transcript of Body Language
What is Body Language?
Body language is EVERYWHERE!
Body language makes up over 90% of total communication
Most forms of body communication are done unintentionally
Body language and image go hand and hand
Did you know..?
Body language is nonverbal communication
Sending signals with our bodies or expressions
Body Language is…
There are many forms of Body Language..
Eyes narrowed and eye brows furrowed can be a sign of anger
The eyes and eyebrows can stand alone to show a wide variety of emotions
Many facial expressions are involuntary
Can display nervousness
Attraction can be a trigger
Blushing can redden cheeks, wrinkle the nose, and usually doesn’t go alongside eye contact
Is the most effective conveyer of emotion
Can display many feelings
May be used to interpret wellness
In dating, marriage, or in general, the wink is the cliché tool of the flirt
The wink can mean that you find someone attractive, want to act on said attraction, or are just being silly
Most basic forms of facial expressions
Show happiness and sadness
Smiles and Frowns
Wide eyes can convey surprise and fear
Other signs may include raised eye brows
Squared up feet= not always bad
Squared up feet= Showdown
Can indicate subjects of interest
Can show attentiveness or inattentiveness
May show levels of comfortability
Placement of the Feet
Crossed legs in some cases can show that someone is paying close attention to you while it can also show that you are being tuned out
Crossed feet controversy
Levels of self esteem
Moods and emotions
Gestures have an insane amount of applications
Many gestures are cliché
Gestures can be both voluntary and involuntary
Expressive way of communicating ones feelings
The world of gestures
Gestures by your truly
Not so face to face
Face to Face
The distance between two people
A means through which one can interpret intentions
A display of comfort ability or trust
Used by justice system
Identifies perpetrator based on:
How suspects carry themselves
Watching for subconscious tells
The “One Finger Victory Salute”
A good indicator of RAGE
Cues in Marriage
Spouses expect you to read their moods
Partners will drop non verbal cues that you are supposed to pick up on
Can help decipher the mood
How important is picking up on body language?
Sometimes a slumped posture means that the partner is in need of comfort
A stiff upright posture can be a sign that you may have goofed
A loose posture means that your partner is “chill”
The love story smile
Eyes on the floor
Far away= not happy
Close= not happy AT All, or happy happy happy
Picking up on these signals can be very crucial in a relationship
Can help you predict the emotional forecast
Bad idea not to notice