Criminals Reveal 9 Nonverbal Cues That Attract Them in a Potential Victim

Is there such a thing as the perfect victim or are people picked at random? Is it just bad luck; a case of wrong place wrong time, or do offenders specifically target their victims? Does our body language give away signals to suggest that we are easy targets? Criminals seem…

8 Hand Gestures That Have Totally Different Meanings Around the World

Have you ever been warned against using certain hand gestures when travelling abroad? Can you recognise where a person comes from simply by their hand gestures? Why do the meanings of hand gestures differ so greatly in different countries? Hand gestures and communication Human beings communicate in a number of…

6 Mentalism Tricks That Will Allow You to Read People’s Minds

Mentalism is everywhere in our lives. Fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes use mentalism tricks to solve clues. Not to mention the highly successful US TV show – The Mentalist is based around this phenomenon. In addition, UK performer Derren Brown has made a career from using mentalism and performing…

What Is Neuro-Linguistic Programming and 6 Signs Someone Is Using It on You

Did you know that manipulation and influence aren’t the same? One is conducted for selfish reasons, the other, to improve or change. While we know that outright manipulation is a negative thing, we cannot say this 100% about influence. For example, we influence our children in hopes they will become…

How to Improve Your Conversation Skills with These 8 Science-Backed Hacks

Being an effective communicator is an essential skill to master to assist you in both your personal and professional life. However, having good conversation skills does not always come easily even though anyone can improve them. You may be looking for some help to make those awkward silences a thing…

5 Unique Traits of People with Asperger’s That Look Like Superpowers

People with Asperger’s aren’t inflicted with all negative traits. Some Asperger’s traits can seem amazing. In case you’re not familiar with Asperger’s syndrome, it’s considered a high-functioning form of autism. And when people, who aren’t well-educated on these syndromes, learn that Asperger’s is a form of autism, it doesn't bring…

What Is an Emotional Empath and 8 Signs This Could Be You

Sometimes simple intuition isn’t what you’re feeling. You could actually be an emotional empath. It’s okay to be emotional. In fact, feeling strong emotions has many good points. Unfortunately, being around negative people can have the reverse effect. In that case, it can be draining. To be an emotional empath…

7 Forms of Nonverbal Communication and Why They Are Important

Most of all communication is nonverbal and it may be the most important way you interact with others. There are many forms of nonverbal communication and they are part of what makes us human. They allow us to communicate with others despite language barriers or cultural differences. They are a…