So I thought to myself: “What are the first things that I notice about other people?
Orienting your palms inward is friendly and inviting, while the reverse shows that you are firm in what you’re saying (especially if your fingers are close together).
Palms down but with spread fingers shows that although you may be firm in your words, you are open to the opinion of others.
Angling the head slightly to the side shows that you are listening and is sometimes a sign of sympathy.
Tilting the ear toward someone while they’re speaking says “I don’t want to miss a word!
Slouching is not only bad for your physical body – creating aches and pains in the back, headaches and strained muscles in the neck – it is also bad for your image.
Whether you’re trying to get the attention of a romantic interest or trying to score that promotion, your posture plays a significant role in how others view your attitude and other competencies.Pointing or poking your finger at someone is always a signal of disapproval or hostility.Fists tend to have similar implications (unless in a joking manner of course, but that is contextual) and are also used to communicate power and intimidation.It’s quite surprising to think about the number of ways we unconsciously communicate our thoughts, feelings, opinions, beliefs, and perspectives without even knowing it. Why is it that some people exude confidence while others melt into the crowd?Why are some shorter people so much more intimidating than taller people, whilst in the midst of an argument?This is completely acceptable, so long as you understand what it is that you’re communicating by doing so.