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What Every BODY is Saying

What Every BODY is Saying

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Pacifying behaviors: Know someone's state without talking!

Pacifying behaviors: Know someone's state without talking!

If you see someone with a pacifying behavior when you speak about something, just note that the person is in a stressful state and change your approach to being with them.

  • We use pacifying behaviors to calm ourselves. Chewing gum, touching our necks, and touching our beards may help us calm down if we feel uncomfortable.
  • A few behaviors that indicate stress – whistling, talking to ourselves, excessive yawning, leg clenching, sliding your hands down your knee.

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Body Language Of Feet And Legs!

Body Language Of Feet And Legs!

  • We often cross our legs when we’re confident and comfortable with someone or a situation (no real threat around). 
  • We also tilt our legs towards the person we favor in courtship. Also, women dangling shoes with their toes is a sign of comfort, and so are footsies. Limited foot touching is bad.
  • When we don’t want to see or be around someone, we’ll often shift our feet to turn away as a sign of being displeased or wanting to disengage. This behaviour is automatic.
  • A knee clasp and a forward leaning torso indicate that someone is ready to leave a situation.

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Know The Body Language Of The Upper Body

  • Leaning away or turning slightly is an unconscious reaction to discomfort.
  • Your central (front side) leans into the thing it likes and away from what it dislikes.
  • Protecting your torso is a signal of discomfort.
  • Digestion is disrupted when you are uncomfortable.
  • Bowing slightly is a sign of humility, often cultural and for the elderly.

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Learn What People Say With Their Arms!

Learn What People Say With Their Arms!

  • People restrict arm movements when lying! It’s indicative of self-restraint and caution, not necessarily deception.
  • Behind the back: superiority and don’t come close to me.
  • Arms can be blockers, “keeping someone at arm’s length” has real meaning.
  • Arms can be used to mark territory.
  • Dominant people splay or arms.
  • Hooding: hands interlocked behind head: confident and dominant.
  • Wealth is often shown on arms, or muscles, or tattoos, or smooth vs tanned elbows – observe arms to learn about people.

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Hands And Fingers

Hands And Fingers

  • Good speakers use their hands to enthrall an audience; hiding hands is a suspicious activity so don’t do that (withdrawn, sneaky, and deceptive).
  • Decreases in touch signify relationship problems.
  • Don’t finger point, no one likes it, and it distracts attention from your message.
  • Thumbs in pocket with fingers out = unsure of yourself (low status or confidence typically with men).
  • Nail-biting signals nervousness or insecurity.
  • Thumbs up signifies goodneess!

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