Body Language: The Face

body-language-warning1 Reading body language is like listening to someone. Listed here are the possible meanings of many different body language signs. To avoid getting it wrong, please start with the short section “How Can You Read What People Think?” at the bottom of this page.


The Ears


–> might show a lack of confidence

–> could be a sign of deceit (usually the ears alos get redder)


The Chin

– Resting in the hand

–> possibly bored, faked interest

– Rubbing with their forefinger

–> might not believe what they are being told

– Stroking

–> could be interested, paying attention during a conversation, if in silence, they are pensive


Adam’s Apple

Mostly visible in men, a jumping Adam’s apple shows

–> could indicate anxiety

–> could indicate embarrassment

–> could indicate stress


The Nose

– Touching their nose when talking

–> might be trying to hide something

– Nose flare

–> could feel agitated, angry

– Nose twist to one side

–> could disagree or dislike

– Nose wrinkle

–> could be repulsed

Want To Know For Sure…?

The Golden Rule of Reading Body Language: Look for at least
another 2 or 3 signals with the same possible meaning – in
different areas of their body or communication.

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