Psychopathic Stare & 5 More Non-Verbal Cues That Betray a Psychopath

Psychopaths are, by their nature, devious and cunning, inveigling their way into our lives, often leaving us worse off. Quite often we find out about their psychopathic nature after they’ve left a trail of destruction. But there might be a way of detecting them through their body language. One way…

How to Make People Like You, According to Benjamin Franklin

One of Benjamin Franklin’s most famous essays, On Conversation, discussed how to make people like you, and his advice is still good today. You can feel when you are around good company. Well-liked people are well-liked for a reason. They make us feel happier because we feel seen and heard. They…

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? 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…