Most cultures say just as much with their hands as they do with their words. Here’s our list of hand gestures you definitely should know. Just note that hand gestures can mean different things depending where you are in the world. Always check local customs first.
It is estimated that women worldwide spend more than $43 billion on fashion-related footwear per annum. It could be much more! A pair of Manolo Blahniks (made famous by the TV sitcom ‘Sex in the City’) can easily cost more than $500 a pair (2007). It is worth understanding shoe signals.
We’ve had so many requests for male and female flirting tips that we’ve bowed to pressure and included a section. Actually, it’s been quite a lot of fun to prepare as we’ve tried them out as a social experiment – and they actually work. In fact, they work too well. This is very powerful body language and both guys and girls get “very” upset (and quickly) if the “strong” flirting signals turn out to just be a tease.
Silvan Tomkins, world recognised guru on emotional states, (1911 – 1991), believed that there are eight basic expressions which are: 1) Surprise, 2) Interest, 3) Joy, 4) Rage, 5) Fear, 6) Disgust, 7) Shame, 8) Anguish
Barbie Doll & Action Man (G I Joe) are the some of the most successful toys sold by the Mattel Corporation (TM). They make many millions of dollars each year from their sales. Being smart, you’ll notice that they weren’t called Geeky Doll and Boring Man. If you want to understand the “stereotypical male and female” sex symbols then take a look at these toys.
This section is about body language and flirting – It’s a definitive guide to meeting and interacting with women but there is a lot of cross-over with body language. If you’re too lazy to read it properly then don’t expect great results. Let’s be honest – you wouldn’t be looking at this page if you weren’t interested so do yourself a favour and read it properly.
We call them secrets because so few people seem to appreciate how important they are to body language. Each of the ten “secrets” listed below deserves a whole section but hopefully this page will provide a basic introduction.
As explained in the first page of hand gestures, a single sign can definitely have several meanings depending on how it is displayed. To the right are four images of the “Horns” sign that demonstrate this statement.
The mysterious science of reading body language is explained using down-to-earth explanations and clear images. Body language is a product of both genetic and environmental influences. Blind children know how to smile even though they have never seen one.
Body language is explained using down-to-earth explanations and clear images. Body language is a product of both genetic and environmental influences. Blind children know how to smile even though they have never seen one. Crossing your arms is body language, winking at a girl is body language, scratching your nose when you lie is body language. This often ignored mirror to the truth is plain and simply your body speaking straight from your subconscious. Understanding the mystery of body language means you have to recognise the signals or ‘tells’ that give away a person’s true feelings. This is why this section uses so many images to help you see it for yourself.