To Slouch or Not To Slouch

IMG_0668“A slouching posture tends to suggest a certain laziness of character, as well as a lack of interest in others. Whereas an upright posture can confirm a sense of self possession, a quality of engagement-both of which are befitting of confidence.”Amor Towles
Could this be true – or not?

What Would We Do?

What would we do if we thumbtacked a life size photograph of ourselves on a prominent wall in our homes?Image

Seeing it, would we extend our heads higher or suck in our guts? Would we start to exercise and shop for new clothes?  Would those shoes still be worn? Would we study our expressions and try to look happier or more intelligent? Would this person be a friend we would want? Only a few of us would pause to admire.

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