Glossary of Key Terms

Body Language: The way the you portray yourself by the use of gestures and postures etc

Non-verbal Communication: Actions taken without the use of words that help other people understand your mood and your emotions e.g.: Eye-contact

Posture: The way the you stand or sit can ultimately effect your brains function and alter ones mood or performance

Eye-Contact: This is highly important when we talk about body language as eye-contact can show if a person is confident or interested and many other things

“Faking it”: Research has shown that if you fake something for long enough it can become a habit. Faking smiling can result in happier moods aswel as overall self-esteem