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6 body signs that will help you understand people better

Our body and gestures speak louder than words! Discover what the most common body language signs mean.


Sometimes we feel uncomfortable while talking to other people or can hardly understand their behaviour. Non-verbal communication cues might be helpful in this case.

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
17 Comments
Julie Domaille
I would not trust someone who has their hands behind their back when talking. What are they hiding?
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Jun 8, 2020 7:49PM
Jay Tate
I’ve found that understanding the concept of Neuro Linguists Programming and applying NLP is a more effective measure of understanding and relating to another person.
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Aug 28, 2021 5:17PM
shafore
ARE these 6 signs only for white people? Because people from other parts of the world speak and communicate differently in my opinion. So how did you come up with these 6 signs? I did not see any black people in your studies. Help me please!!!
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Jul 25, 2021 10:39AM
Sarasu Ajayakumar
People may feel relaxed when they sit with their legs crossed. I used to be.
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Mar 30, 2021 12:12AM
Eileen Murphy
Leg position may have much to do with spinal issues...a stance that relieves pain
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Jan 29, 2021 7:44PM
David Eubanks
I love talking to people but seldom look them in the eyes. The cross legs are not true but about 50% of the time.
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Dec 20, 2020 7:44PM
Kathy Bardsley
many aspects of body language are cultural so one should consider that before jumping to conclusions, some are gender oriented as well. for instance, in general, men nod to show agreement agreement, women nod to show they are listening but it shouldn't always be construed as agreement. Also sometimes folded arms over the chest can signal disagreement or anger, other times the person is just cold. So net net, pay attention to words and body language and look for when they are not in harmony with each other.
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Oct 18, 2020 5:25PM
Darlene Davidson
If a person's eyes look like a couple of glazed donuts and their smile looks like a rictus grin, avoid them if you can.
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Oct 8, 2020 10:34PM
Margret Thomas
it is not only in indigenous groups, many cultures use eye contact rules that are different from the 'rules' in North America. The most Fluent Liar I know makes excellent eye contact that is how you know not to trust them. There is a lot of truth in body language but it is much more nuanced than these suggestions which all have a suggestion that the action may have another explanation embedded in them .
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Oct 8, 2020 3:24PM
cadillacjack
You can always tell what someone Thinking by the way they speak
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Oct 7, 2020 6:53PM
Rosemary Elstone
In many indigenous North American groups, eye contact indicates disrespect and often hostility.
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Aug 6, 2020 7:56PM
Jim Rivera
marciebannister. Yes. Isn't 85% of our communication non-verbal?
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Jul 16, 2020 6:03PM
marciebannister
I worked with the crimally insane for the last 7 years of my nursing career. And it's amazing how little people take non verbal communication and pay attention to it. It speaks volumes!
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Jun 22, 2020 5:30PM
Caroline Weis
I've found that when someone can't look you in the eye, it means they are telling lies to get out of a situation. Saw that with my step daughter when asked if her homework was done and she'd get a sly smile also. Sometimes if I'd look at her intensely she'd look up then duck her head, glance again, duck the head until she'd tell me to stop staring at her. I'd ask her if she was telling me the truth and then she'd come clean, apologize for lying and do her homework.
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May 30, 2020 12:23PM
ninakamwene
Thank you for sharing your observations. Most communication is non verbal especially with the eyes. They are the windows to the soul. Be observant.
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May 24, 2020 10:48PM

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