In A professional perspective on posture and nonverbal communications, Dr. Stephen Heilman said, “Posture is health.” His view is that posture helps control not only how others view us, but how we view ourselves.
“Posture is health,” says Escondido chiropractor Dr. Stephen Heilman. Heilman sees patients with conditions that have names like Upper Cross Syndrome and student posture syndrome. These ailments include symptoms like forward head posture and internal rotation of the shoulders and rounding of the back. Heilman believes that people who have poor posture can be at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to communicating with others.
Tone of voice. It’s that difficult-to-control sharpness that occurs when something goes wrong. Or maybe it’s a questioning tone when the intent was to agree. Every time a conversation takes place, tone of voice has a major impact on how the words are interpreted.
It’s shaping up to be a beautiful weekend in San Diego. From Oceanside to Imperial Beach, the beaches are sure to be crowded with fun-loving locals and visitors out to enjoy the days. There will be lots of nonverbal communications going on, including hand gestures, facial expressions, and even posture.
Want to improve a conversation you’re having today? Try opening up your body language. What’s opening up mean?