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Is the idea of addressing our body language a back door approach to solving the real underlining social issues of the individual?

I understand that connections are made between how we view ourselves and how we portray that confidence or lack of confidence through our body language . However, I'm not entirely convinced that this theory of how altering body language can alter our personal perspective of ourself.

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    Feb 15 2013: .
    Yes.
    It is a very efficient and skillful way.
    The following is my comment on the talk of "Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are”:


    "Oct 20 2012: I think:
    By common sense:

    (1) Our brain is evolved from our body inseparably, and thus they have to inseparably work together.

    So, the body and brain have to change synchronically.
    That is, to change the posture must simultaneously change the brain.

    This is determined by our instinct programs saved in our DNA..

    (2) The testosterone and cortisol are merely the information chemicals, which are something like the data packages in our computer software.


    Wrong?"
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    Feb 14 2013: I'd be inclined to think you have to have it inside, if you present confident body language but don't really feel confident, you'll get found out. I could be wrong.
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    Feb 21 2013: the science seems to show that mental state and body language are directly connected and influence each other. on smiling, look at the studies conducted by R. Zajonc. on emotion and facial expression, there is a lot of work done by ekman, gelder et al. the premise of the talk is to change the inner state by changing the body language. personal perspective was not directly addressed. what you are stating might require a long term study with psych evals to figure out whether that can have a lasting effect in changing one's outlook & personality.
  • Feb 16 2013: As Body language plays a major role in our social issues at least 60% it is an approach that needs to be worked on constantly. However the 30% tonality and 10% verbal communication cannot be ignored, constant self development is a must if we want to go from where we are to where we want to be in our own personal journey. Moreover our outside perception has to be worked on from what we put inside us, in order to be extraordinary people we have to work on all areas of our lives. Put great things in and get great things out.
  • Feb 15 2013: There is co much communication and so many ways to do it.