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Develop Confidence by Ros Taylor

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Improve Your Body Language

Now that you have understood the importance of seeing and interpreting other people’s body language, it’s time to tackle your own. Remember, you are both the message and the message bearer.

Stand Confidently

Your posture is a key part of the message you convey when meeting people. Confident people have open, secure body language; they stand upright yet relaxed, hands open, engaging in calm eye contact. This stance is good for your confidence – but it benefits your body organs, too. They are not compressed by tension, and find it easier to perform their natural tasks. A passive stance is one where the person stands with shoulders hunched and body closed, avoiding eye contact. Organs are squashed and have to work ...

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