What Does Your Body Language Say About You?

peaceWhat does your body language say about you? It’s apart of who we are, it’s what we do without even thinking. “Body language is a kind of nonverbal communication, where thoughts, intentions, or feelings are expressed by physical behaviors, such as facial expressions, body posture, gestures, eye movement, touch and the use of space.”  The common phrase i’m sure we have all heard, ” It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.” This is a legit factor of life that can really be a great part of you, or your downfall. We all need to be more aware of how we take in information and express emotion. You can master your body language and get control over this department of unspoken emotion. Lets break down this non-verbal communication and analyze the components in detail.

Anger– Occurs when expectations are not met or goals are not obtained.

  • Neck/Face flushed red
  • Threats
    • Eye gazing for long periods of time or frowning of the face
    • Clenched fist or squints

Fear/Anxiety/Nervousness – Occurs when basic needs are compromised or challenged.

  • Fidgeting
  • Not making eye contact
  • Errors in speech
  • Sweating
  • Tension in muscles

Sadness- Occurs when the opposite of happy is presented, usually a sudden depressive state.

  • Looking down or away from others
  • Drooping of the body

Embarrassment- Occurs from transgression of values or personal guilt.

  • False smiling or grimacing
  • Flushed cheeks

Surprised -Occurs when the unexpected is presented.

  • Raised eyebrows
  • Widened Eyes
  • Open mouth

Happiness- Occurs when goals are achieved or needs are fulfilled.

  • Smiling
  • Open hands and arms
  • Smiling of the eyes

So now that we have an idea of whats going on with our gestures, let’s make a conscious decision to be more aware of our non verbal communication. Everyone has to start somewhere, this step doesn’t require words, just effort.

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Case Of The Monday

madmondayWhy do people have such a bad case of the monday? Well, Hopoffthis.Com is here to give you tips on how to prepare and make your monday as pleasant as possible.

If you’re having trouble waking up this morning and finding a reason to smile you are not alone and we all go through the, ” Sunday is over Monday is here frown.”

While reading the Huffingtonpost.Com , “According to researchers, Monday mornings are so depressing that, on average, we don’t crack our first smile until 11:16 a.m., reports The Telegraph.’The study by Marmite, the British food spread, also found that half of employees will be late to work, and will only log about three-and-a-half hours of productive work time.”

So the question is how do we get out of this mental and physical hatred for monday? Don’t worry here are 7 great tips from Hopoffthis.Com to break your bad Monday habits:

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1. On friday after work, make sure you complete any task that you might need to allocate time to during your weekend. You’re still in work mode believe it or not and you will feel complete if you finish everything Friday and don’t stress about it over the weekend.

2. Take a look at your calendar over the weekend and pre-plan your activities. The way you spend your weekend can affect your monday morning. So use your time wisely.

3. Try to relax over the weekend, don’t stress your time with boat loads of activities. Friday evening, saturday and sunday are so special to people, but they forget to stop the partying for a second and take some time to enjoy the actual time off. If you feel like it passed you buy without any mental relaxation, your monday can be a disaster.

4. Think about your positive monday over the weekend. Don’t try to avoid monday mentally, because it will be coming shortly. Take the time over the weekend to think and speak positivity for the upcoming week.

5. Get some rest over the weekend its important. If you don’t sleep over the weekend, monday automatically catches the anger and frustration from a lack of sleep. Avoid this by allocating time over the weekend to really prepare your for the big monday wake up.

6. Embrace monday, Monday is your friend. Don’t be mean to your monday, it’s only the first day of the beginning of a new week. Don’t bad mouth monday, be excited for monday. It will gonna get better if you allow it to.

7. Prepare for monday on sunday. I know sunday can really be a relaxed day, but are your really relaxing productively? Make sure your monday morning clothes and schedule are in tact on sunday night. This will help your morning run smoothly, giving more room for positive energy to occur.

I hope you guys take these tips and get rid of your bad case of monday!

Remember, Hopoffthis.Com is here for you, even on Monday.