Looking for a popular subject? Just click on a tag!

prevention book review voice Intern condoms AIDS teen brain bisexual harassment hygiene anatomy consent hormones self worth sexual abuse prevention parent-child connection vagina Playlist anxiety girls puberty preteen cramps STI TEDx Greenville parenting menstruation cancer gardasil body odor father-daughter sexual desire queer breast buds teen pregnancy prevention sexting sexuality ed sex ed vaping organic periods sexually transmitted infections condom LARCs vaginal discharge hpv homosexuality pornography sexuality parenting teens question of the week pre-school knixteen period cramps prom STD early childhood reproduction ego communication emotions Melisa Holmes vulva friendships menarche premature puberty girlology period self esteem emerging sexuality breast bud the talk parenting tween environmental toxins boys puberty nonconsensual pornography precocious puberty moods 5th grade masturbation social development teen behavior risk taking acne Let's Talk porn early development body image e-cigarettes cell phones first period oral sex uterus pillow breast size healthy relationships 4th grade normal period cervical cancer abstinence Chlamydia friends adolescents HIV smoking touch hunger self-acceptance menstrual calendar TEDx there's something new about you road show powerful girls teen relationships instagram toxins Trichomonas development eating disorder early puberty music pregnancy adolescent development HPV vaccine spencer george vaccination pubic hair Herpes new moon girls friendship Gonorrhea pap smear promise ring teen sex tween relationships vaginal odor parenting teen breast development sexual development middle school breast pain STEM birth control selfie boys' puberty dysmenorrhea parent-child social media gratitude irregular period LARC #notyourgirl love cancer prevention self confidence vaccine breast growth Trish Hutchison coming out good for you girls breast menstrual period KTFF menstrual cramps skipped period Sex Talk dating violence dating 4th grader revenge porn mental health transgender puberty sexual health play list body language teen identity contraception something new about you gifts warts

Even when you aren’t saying a thing, the way you stand, your expression, and your movements are telling others around you how you feel. That’s called body language, and it’s your non-verbal voice.

What does your body language say about you? Does it pull people towards you or push them away? In the previous blog, we discussed the importance of learning to communicate verbally, but messages you communicate non-verbally impact your relationships, too.  People notice body language (whether they are trying to or not), and they make assumptions based on your cues and movements.

A better understanding of your own body language can let people know when you’re serious, or prevent you from seeming standoffish or bored when, in fact...

Our phones allow us to find “the best,” “the funniest,” “the craziest,” as we constantly search for something better or funnier in the endless supply of material on the Internet. But have you ever thought about how much time you spend looking for more stuff ... just checking and scrolling?

When we’re constantly looking at and checking our phone, others often feel like we’re looking past them to see if someone better will show up. Have you ever felt like a third-wheel because someone was so immersed in her phone that she missed the plot twist in your conversation? Or you pour your heart out only to get the inappropriately-timed response of “that’s awful?” We all know that feeling. It can feel like your...