Body language – Do you know it is an indicator of your character?
You are always observed and judged by the way you use your body. Your body language tells all- as openly as a book. People read many messages in it.
Without your knowledge you use your hands, eyes and postures to show your inner mind even if you do not express yourself in words. There are several pointers in your body language that clearly indicate what you are really thinking.
Sadly most of you use body languages which are negative. It shows you in very poor light. Avoid it at any cost.
Top 10 easily avoidable body language – shows you in a negative light
1. Avoiding direct eye contact
Do you avoid direct eye contact when you are talking with others?
Do your eyes waver in uncertainty?
Do you look all over the place except at the person you are talking to?
Do you look down in abject nervousness?
A body language which directly signals your lack of confidence. Never ever do that. People distrust your trustworthiness. They assume you are hiding something.
Remember that an honest person always looks directly into the eyes of the person he is conversing with.
Do you fidget with your hands?
Do you run your fingers over your hair often?
Clear signals of your nervousness. You are so nervous that you do not know what to do.
You cross your fingers. You cross and uncross your legs. You cannot be steady for a moment.
3. Looking at the watch
Looking at your watch when you are talking with someone makes him feel you do not have time for him.
Never ever make this mistake.
You also implicate you are too busy to spend your precious time with him. Completely puts off people.
4. Rolling your eyes
Rolling your eyes shows your contempt.
A body language which has a negative impact in all facets of life.
In marriage your spouse feels resentful when you roll your eyes at him\her to show your anger. It is more spiteful than the words you utter.
In your work place your colleagues dislike you as they feel it is a direct insult to them.
Refrain from displaying such body language which makes people averse to talk to you.
5. Lingering eyes
Are you talking with the opposite sex?
Do you find the person attractive and gorgeous?
This makes the person fume with uneasiness.
Shows you in a very negative light.
Do not get carried away by fleeting sexual attraction and degrade yourself by displaying it openly through your body language.
6. Looking at messages
Do you check your messages while talking with others?
You are insulting the person openly.
Can’t your messages wait?
How will you feel if someone does it to you?
You feel insulted, don’t you?
Don’t do it.
7. Narrowing your eyes
It shows your hostility openly.
When you feel hatred against someone your eyes shows all. Narrowing your eyes is an instinctive reaction to the oozing disgust you have for the person.
8. Standing too close
Do you have the habit of standing too close to others that you can actually feel them?
Don’t do that as it makes the person uncomfortable.
Standing elbow to elbow is a big no.
Always maintain a respectful distance so that the person feels free to talk with you.
9. Sluggish posture
This displays your disinterest. Slouched posture is the hallmark of a negative person.
Do you know your posture is also very important?
Your shoulders should be erect. Your eyes should be unwavering. Your feet should be firmly grounded.
10. Crossing your arms
This body language shows you are contemptuous. You are showing your resentment. Wavering eyes, flared nose and crossed arms instantly conveys your disdain.
Watch your body language. It speaks tons of messages. You can hide your mind thoughts but not your body thoughts. It is open. It is blunt. It shows who you really are.