body language of tapping feet

 

 

Body language of tapping feet: Reading body language may take you plenty of places and while learning how to interpret nonverbal communication every motion of the body may mean something. There are even times where body language has no meaning or the nonverbal communication is being used to create tension or even to hide or mask the real situation.

 

While men or woman tap their feet there may be a few reasons why they do so:

  • ·         Nervousness
  • ·         Habit
  • ·         To annoy people or for fun

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Reading the body language of nervousness

There are times where people have nervous reactions to a situation and they do not have control of what their body does. Nervousness can usually start with the hands shaking or even the feet or a foot tapping. You would want to baseline the man, woman or child that you are reading the body language of. If someone were having a time where they are nervous the foot would start tapping just at or about that point in time. Most people cannot stop their foot or feet from shaking or tapping.

 

Reading the body language of habitual actions  

Some people for a level of comfort automatically shake or tap their foot or feet. In this case while base lining the person you would find that this action happens no matter what, it’s not a case of nervousness but one of habit. It makes it difficult to determine if there is any other emotion or action taking place.

 

In some instances people will do what they can to throw off the ability to read the nonverbal actions by consistently having a nervous tick that masks the real actions.

 

There are just some people who tap their feet all of the time and it means absolutely nothing. When read wrong this can lead the reader to think that the person is lying or trying to hide something.  

 

Reading the body language of annoyance

Now there are times where people will use their body language just to annoy you. Some kids will tap their feet in order to get their siblings angry. These actions may with the body can take their toll on emotions and drive adults and kids up the wall. The tapping of the feet can happen anywhere from a quiet library all of the way to sitting at dinner.

 

Reading body language requires that you look at the situation to see what is going on and why someone may have the body language or reactions that they do. Sometimes the body language is a cry for attention and it is important to baseline the situation so that you are not a victim of the law of reaction.

 

Learning how to read body language can take some time and whether it is to learn for fun or for business this is the best place to learn using this home study course.

 

As always I would like to thank you in advance for your comments and or questions about reading the body language of tapping feet.

 

 

Now go implement!

 

 

 

Scott Sylvan Bell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reading body language of nervousness

Reading body language: Most people have fears of appearing nervous in so many situations. Sometimes this fear is warranted and sometimes it is not.

 

Many times people will ask “what can I do so that I do not appear nervous when others read my body language”?

 

There could be millions of reasons that you could be nervous some of these reasons could be seen from others as being legitimate and in some instances the reasons for your nervousness may seem silly to others.

  • ·         About to ask a woman for her phone number
  • ·         Go in for a job interview
  • ·         Get pulled over by a police officer

 

What would have to be identified first would be what is making you look nervous when it comes to others reading your body language?

 

reading body language while a woman is nervous
Reading body language signs of a nervous woman

 

The items in your body language that are making you look nervous are:

  • ·         Touching your face
  • ·         Rapid breathing
  • ·         Shifty behavior or actions that show fidgeting  
  • ·         Rubbing your neck
  • ·         Rubbing your hands
  • ·         Tapping your fingers
  • ·         Shaking of body parts like legs or arms
  • ·         Rigid body movement
  • ·         Frozen actions or an inability to move
  • ·         Flush complexion
  • ·         Locking your ankles
  • ·         Holding on tightly to chair arms or other objects
  • ·         Verbal actions would include stuttering or talking fast

 

When it comes to being nervous and the body language that you portray other people may be flattered or on the other end of the spectrum concerned that you have this issue. In instances of dating so men or women would consider this as a good thing while some man or women would say that nervousness shows a lack of confidence.

 

For a job interview it may not be a good thing that the person who is hiring you sees you as being nervous. If it is your first time sitting in front of a hiring manager and you are 16 years old it may be expected. If you are 5 years past college graduation you may be losing out on what is thought of you.

 

Reading your body language of nervousness

When people are put under pressure their positive and negative traits appear. It is good for you to know what your nervous traits are so that you can adopt your body language so that you are not seen or read as being nervous by others. One way to do this is by putting yourself in a situation where you can be videotaped. You would want to look for any of the signs of nervousness listed previous and make note of what actions that you make.

 

Many people will not chose to do simple actions because they are afraid of what they will see, You will look silly on video and that is ok and to be expected when working on your own body language.

 

Reading body language signals of nervousness
Reading body language to see if a man is nervous

 

To work on your body language so that you do not appear nervous the first thing that you will have to do is to get your body to relax.

  • ·         Breathe slower and put your arms by your side or on your lap.
  • ·         Avoid folding your hands or fidgeting.
  • ·         Remember to not touch your face.
  • ·         In some instances you will see people lock their ankles in front of themselves or under their chair. Think about how people are in a dentist’s chair to visualize the locking of ankles or the death grip on the chair arms. If you are a man sit in a way where your feet are on the floor. For a woman crossing your legs may be expected if you are siting.

 

Wherever you are or whatever you are doing be patient and slow down and you will be perceived as being less nervous with your body language and those who are reading it.

 

There are plenty of things that you can do to learn how to read body language like an expert, this is a course you can take to understand and read others like a book

 

As always I would like to thank you in advance for your comments and or questions about the body language of nervousness.

 

Now go implement!

 

Scott Sylvan Bell

 

Scared by graur razvan ionut,Nervous Woman by David Castillo Dominici :Photo credits for reading the body language of nervousness