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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Reading Body Language by Susan Constantine

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Chapter

3

Perception Is Reality

In This Chapter

Judgment by your peers

The messages your appearance is sending

Clothing do’s and don’ts

The psychology of color

From shoes to tattoos, from clothes to facial hair, it all says something about you. Why shouldn’t it? The way you groom, dress, and adorn your body are deliberate decisions that reflect your personality and character traits. When it comes to how others judge you and perceive you, these choices often speak louder than anything you say.

This chapter explores the various perceptions you create in others through the choices you make about your bodily appearance, who you’re friends with, how you conduct yourself online, and more. You’ll learn what these choices communicate and how ...

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