Head Body Language

It is literary impossible not to move your head when talking. Every expression comes with a changing position of the head. Now you probably have not noticed this because you don't even think that it is important at all. Quite obviously, we have very little control over the movements of our head when we talk. These movements are majorly influenced by our attitudes, thoughts and feelings. Perhaps that is why understanding the movements of a person's head is so important to us.If you can accurately analyze the head body language of a person, then you can be able to really know what they are saying, and what they mean. You can also know much better what is going through a person's mind when they are talking to you.
Shrugging of the head, for one, can mean a number of different things.One of them is a sense of insecurity, especially in the physical sense. When there is a sudden blast in a place, everyone's first impression will be to shrug their heads as well as their shoulders, in a sub-conscious effort to protect themselves. Likewise, when a mother is punishing a child, they will shrug even if they are not being touched on the head.It is a sort of reflex action meant to protect the neck, which is a very vulnerable part of our bodies.
In a conversation, shrugging is hardly a positive indication. It shows a negative attitude, dislike, or judgmental attitude towards someone. Referring to the protective aspect that we have talked about, perhaps it means that you sub-consciously have evil intentions and you are trying to protect  the neck in case someone notices your intentions and strikes.It's a little funny, but very true. Many times we speak politely to people when in fact we are sizing them up. Shrugging your head  betrays these sort of feelings.
Another head gesture is tilting sideways. When one tilts their head sideways, they expose their neck, which automatically indicates vulnerability. Such a person deliberately or unwittingly wants to appear submissive to the other person.This is very common among women when talking to their lovers or when flirting. It works to show the man that he is in control. In fact, men find this very attractive and romantic.Women who talk with a straight head appear to be aloof and might even scare away the less confident men.For men, though it is not all that good to talk with your head tilted sideways.It can mean that you are either a very cunning person or that you suffer from inferiority complex. To put it more simply, it shows that you are a coward, or sissy.
Then there is the popular straight face. This is a person with the chin pointed forward and seemingly looking straight at you. The most notable thing is the exposed throat. Exposing the throat is actually a statement that you are afraid of nothing and no one.Actually, the head-upwards position is helps one to gain some physical height over the others, in a bid to look greater. It shows some sense of fearlessness, or confidence in a person, although sometimes the person is trying to intimidate others.
When analyzing head body language, it  is very important to always capture the context of every situation. We have already established that communication involves a lot of things and it is important to keep this in mind. Take into consideration the circumstances of every conversation, and analyze the consistency of various actions at the same time. If someone is talking with their head held upwards, don't just make a conclusion yet. Look at the eyes, for example. A person can try to to look fearless by holding their head high, but something else will betray them. The tone of their voice may lack confidence, or fear may be written in his eyes.Still, one way or another you will come up with a proper conclusion of this person and what they are saying. So it is important to take your time in analyzing the person's entire body language rather than just make quick conclusions.Remember that this understanding makes you good at communication, and needless to say,communication plays a very central role in our success, or for that matter, failure.

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