At this point in my life, I’m convinced that one of the biggest causes of conflict between people is misinterpretation.
I’ve started countless fights with my loved ones because I assumed that they were feeling a certain way when in reality, I couldn’t have been more wrong. It’s really hard to tell what others are thinking, but there are some clever ways you can get inside their heads.
Author Aldis Kalnins created an incredibly helpful poster that’s chock-full of tips on how to read people by looking at their body language. Here are 22 ways you can crack their non-verbal codes.
1. Not sure if your input is wanted during a conversation? Try looking at your friends’ feet.
2. Thumbs out may mean that someone thinks they’re better than you.
3. Chair positioning gives away how you’re feeling about yourself or your current situation.