Friday, June 21, 2013

Talk w/Your Body (Ways We Communicate 2 of 8)

Touch, lean into, and smile....

Part 2 of 8

           Body Language – Paying attention to our partners’
body language can tell us if he/she is interested in what we have to say, if
he/she is bored, if he/she is angry and so on.

Some obvious signs include when our partner folds his/her arms, turns
away from us, does the eye roll, draws a long breath, etc.
  More positive body language may include leaning
into us, making eye contact, nodding the head.

When we pay attention to our partners’ body language and even our own
when listening to our partner we can discover a lot more about our level of

Janelle Alex, Ph.D. Copyright 2011

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