Before I give my own views, here are some of what others say. Lets take a look at their answers: Anytime a person puts on clothes, they are expressing something about themselves.
View Larger Image Often it becomes such a habit to wear a mask when we face the world that even we forget who we are underneath. But our behaviour can reveal the truth. But there are some attitudes that reveal the truth behind the mask.
These ways of thinking and behaving tell a lot about a person, some good and some bad. How we think and speak about others Our approach to others reveals a lot about ourselves. If we often think negatively about others or gossip behind their backs this shows a lack of understanding and respect.
How we treat those who have less than we do The way we treat those who have less than us is also significant. Understanding that we are equal and that everyone has different gifts to bring the world is more enlightened than criticising and looking down on others.
How we behave when no one is looking What we do when there is no one around to judge us is very revealing about who we are. It is easy to be good when someone is watching, but the choices we make when we could get away with being less than our best hint at the darker side of our personalities.
If, when we know we can get away with it, we lie or cheat it is obviously wrong. But being who we are means living our lives authentically whether anyone is watching or not.
Being who we are means standing up for our beliefs no matter who might see. How we deal with mistakes and failures The way we deal with mistakes and failures is very revealing.
However, laying the blame on someone else is not a sign of a good character. Often it is a combination of factors that lead to a failure. We need to be clear about what is our responsibility and learn from it, and equally clear about what is not our fault.
There is nothing wrong with getting emotional. However, if we use our emotions as an excuse to behave angrily, aggressively or violently towards others this reveals a character that needs some growth.
Squashing down our emotions for fear of criticism from others is not authentic behaviour. Having said this, we are not angels. We should apologise if we behave unreasonably, though and try to keep our cool in the future as far as we can. Closing thoughts Often we hide behind our masks out of fear of revealing who we truly are.
However, to live an authentic life we have to reveal ourselves to others and become vulnerable. We can start by thinking things through and admitting to ourselves when we are being inauthentic. For permission to reprint, contact us. Kirstie Pursey Kirstie works as a writer, blogger and storyteller and lives in London with her family of people, dogs and cats.
She is a lover of reading, writing, being in nature, fairy lights, candles, firesides and afternoon tea. Kirstie has trouble sitting still which is why she created www. She is also the author of Not Meditating:Do the languages we speak shape the way we see the world, the way we think, and the way we live our lives?
Do people who speak different languages think differently simply because they speak different languages? Does learning new languages change the way you think?
So instead of arguing about what must be true or what can't be true, let's. What Does Your Speech Reveal? We use language to express our identity. Our way of speaking varies and changes to reflect who we are and who we want to be. Oct 06, · The way we dress does have an impact on how we are viewed and categorized in society.
Whether we are at work, school, the mall, or simply taking a stroll in the park, we are judged because of our clothing. Sociolinguists study how our way of speaking varies and changes to reflect who we are and who we want to be.
Without these influences. to the way the world perceives because of the languages we speak. the course we take in life would be remarkably different. of course. Print. Ngugi W. Thiong¶o. Lost in Translation Do the languages we speak shape the way we think? Do they merely express thoughts, or do the structures in languages (without our knowledge or consent) shape the very. The Guardian - Back to home. the way we speak to each other - what and how something is said, unsaid, what we hear and misunderstand - reveals much more than just a glimpse of hidden motives.
Different communities have different needs, histories and linguistic resources. The way we speak in normal conversation, formal presentations, and meetings contributes to people’s perceptions about our professionalism, education, and competence.
While speech and public. The Way We Speak Reveal Who We Are Is It True. Djacson St. Vil 7/2/10 Essay Assignment 1 Prep for College Writing Who are we?This may come as a surprise to you, but what you actually believe to be your own personality is a combination of other organisms that you may come into contact with.
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