Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Stand Tall and Keep Your Head Up
DID you know that the way you sit and stand can affect your mood? If you are hunched over, head down with shoulders sagging, the chances are good that you are feeling either unworthy, blue, or troubled. If you change your posture by keeping your shoulders back, head up, and back straight you will not only start to appear more confident, you will feel it too. Standing up straight triggers your mind to feel differently. There are many physiological cues to emotion. Just keeping your head up can make a difference in your state of mind. Mom was right again, when I felt sad she would say, "Keep your chin up!" Next time your feeling down, change your physical position, stand up, walk tall and keep your head up. You may just feel a difference, and at the very least you are practicing good posture!
Today, become aware of your posture, and the posture of others. See if you can see a correlation between posture and attitude.
Be happy, my Friends-
Laura Barrette Shannon