12 body language tricks to be instantly likeable
By | Pearl Nash | hackspirit.com
Let’s face it, first impressions are crucial, and the way you carry yourself can make or break the way people perceive you.
Simply put, your body language matters, and you can use that to your advantage and make people like you from the get-go.
So, today, that’s what we’ll be talking about. In this article, I’ll lay out the body language tricks you can use to make a positive impression on others.
Let’s dive in!
What’s the first thing you notice when you meet somebody? If you’re like me, you’ll notice if the person is smiling or not.
For me, a smile is the most welcoming gesture you can make toward a stranger or a person you’re meeting for the first time. It makes them feel good about you, and that’s something backed by science.
According to a study, our smile originated as mammalian play signals, which is a way to make it clear that you mean no harm. In short, you’re letting the other person know you’re ready to play and make friends!
Amazing, huh? No wonder a smile works across cultures – even if you don’t speak the same language, you can make connections just by smiling!
2) Establish good eye contact
I get it – eye contact can be hard, especially if you’re a shy person.
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