Category: Nonverbal Communication

Judging a book by its cover

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Nope, I’m not talking about actual books. I’m talking about us humans. Nonverbal communication is not limited to body language. It is also tone of voice; accessories like jewellery, watches; hairstyles; tattoos; and clothes. People see the image we portray. If people see me as an eccentric artist, could it be blamed on colourful clothing, jingling bracelets and plenty of other jewellery? If they see me as a serious business woman, (more…)

Reading lips – 5 messages

One of the numerous ways we give away our secrets is with our lips. Our mouth can, however, tell many lies. And I’m not talking about words here. We are able to manipulate our mouths to send out false signals, unlike other, much more involuntary, responses. It is therefore wise to take caution in interpreting nonverbal cues on the mouth alone. (more…)

4 ways POSTURE affects MOOD.

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERADo we run from a bear because we are scared, or is our fear triggered by the running, blood pumping through our body, increased respiration, etc? Interesting question, right? Um… I have never seen a bear, so I can’t predict what I would do. Or if I would remember all the brochures cautioning NOT to run! But I digress… (more…)