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Understanding Body Language by Max Eggert

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Chapter 1: Our other language – an introduction

What is body language?

Body language is just what it says – how we communicate with others using all the parts of our body: the total of all the movements we make whilst talking, listening and even when we are thinking. Literally, from head to toe we are continually sending out messages and we do it unconsciously!

What is and what is not body language

Body language is part of non-verbal communication (NVC). We can also make a statement to others by the clothes we choose to wear, how we wear them, how we greet others, how we walk and even how we eat. Nor does it stop there, for we also communicate to others not just with the words we use ...

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