Non-Verbal Communication

Hi, friends.

Do you feel how much impact your non-verbal communications have? Yes, you have a lot. But, on this fine day I have taken an interesting topic which will help you to touch your communication with great impact.

This topic will give you -

1.       The Definition of Non-Verbal Communication.

2.       Role of Non-Verbal Communication.

3.       Components of Non-Verbal Communication.

4.       Facial Expression.


Now, let’s move on:

First of all, the Definition of Non-Verbal Communication:

Non-Verbal Communication is a system consisting of features that include the Non-Verbal signals to be used to express one's thoughts and feelings.


In Non-Verbal Communication, one should use one's eyes, hands, body movement, face or the tone of voice.


Now, we have to know the Role of Non-Verbal communication which has a great impact.


What is the Role of Non-Verbal Communication?

It is starkly real that Non-Verbal Communication plays a vital role in communication process. In this communication, the movement of body, hands, eyes and face convey message. So, one should move the body, hands and face in a proper way.

 Remember, a good subject and good language may not always impress the listeners if we do not have the right body language.

 Now, the Components of Non-Verbal Communication:

What are the Components of Non-Verbal Communication?

1.       Gestures: It refers to the movement of hands, arms, head or legs which express thoughts and feelings. It is important to know that hands to reinforce what one says is a very natural phenomenon.


1.        Open palms, uncrossed arms and a firm handshake indicate openness.

2.       Gestures like scratching neck or head indicate one's confused state of mind. It also mean to avoid a situation while communicating.

2.       Postures: It refers to the way of walking, standing and sitting.

               Different situations demand different postures.

          Important to know:

1. In an interview, it is always desirable to sit in a Relaxed Posture with Arms and Legs Uncrossed    

     which  indicates openness and willingness to learn.

2. A rigid posture with legs and arms crossed is always interpreted as nervous and defensive.

3. The speaker should always stand straight with the weight over the instep. The chin should be  

     kept on a parallel line to the floor.

 3.       Facial Expression: It refers the expression of smile, frown and raising eyebrows.

          Important to know:

1.  Facial Expression is universal.

2.  A smile always sends positiveness like friendliness and openness.

3.  A frown or a fixed expression sends negative signals.

 4.       Eye Contact: Eye-Contact is the way of making a successful conversation.

           Important to know:

              A good speaker always looks at each and every person in the audience and not to the ground,   

              the ceiling or the walls.

5.    Space Distancing: It is an area of Non-Verbal Communication. It refers to the distance between the speaker and the listener.

Important to know:

1. Different situations demand different Space Distancing.

    It is:

    Personal zone - 0.5 to 1.2m

   Social zone- 1.2 to 3m

   Public zone- 3m

Apart from this, we have to give importance to Personal Appearance.

The tips of Personal Appearance are:

1.  If one is at a loss what to wear, it is advisable to be conservative.

2.  Never overdo makeup.

3.  It is better to keep Clothes Clean and Well-Ironed instead of being fashionable.

4.  Dress should be smart.


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