Relaxed Body Po Stures

Keep your hands and arms open and relaxed. Most of the time this means having them about 18 inches or a half-meter apart, your palms facing each other, with fingers curved slightly upward. Also avoid slouching, leaning back, or being hunched over. Appearing too rigid or stiff is not good either. Take a few deep breaths and exhale while thinking positive thoughts. Avoid tensing your hand, clenching your jaw, or wrinkling your forehead.

Mark is displaying perfect body language here. He is relaxed, leaning back and away, with his legs slightly spread. He is showing that he has high value and is entertaining Julie with his conversation. Because he is leaning back, Julie is forced to lean forward to engage him, and because she is doing so, it's a signal of interest. She is also playing with the stem of her glass which adds to her indicators of interest.

Mark is displaying perfect body language here. He is relaxed, leaning back and away, with his legs slightly spread. He is showing that he has high value and is entertaining Julie with his conversation. Because he is leaning back, Julie is forced to lean forward to engage him, and because she is doing so, it's a signal of interest. She is also playing with the stem of her glass which adds to her indicators of interest.

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