feng shui how to organize our surroundings to better relate to our environment

Feng shui how to organize our surroundings to better

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feng shui: how to organize our surroundings to better relate to our environmentochronemics: perceiving and using time how time is used to send a messagecan vary from location to locationin south America it is not impolite to show up late to a meetingosilence: can show dissatisfaction depending on power dynamic or relationship, meditation, emphasiscan signify awkwardness when the individuals are not acquainted or if they are intimate with one another it might show how close they are that they do not need to talk all the timeoparalanguage: use of voice not to convey a verbal message, a sneezedeals with not the words itself but how they are conveyedshouting to show that you are angryyelling or exclaiming to show if excitedwhispering assumes some sort of intimacy or secrecythe sound of our voice can influence how others perceive usofor example: a strong and firm voice in the context of a job interview shows how adamant you are on getting the job Chapter 7: Mindful Listening. hearing: is purely a physiological activity listening: a physiological and linguistic activity: active complex process that involves hearing, selecting, organizing, and interpreting information—while responding and remembering Listening Process: more than just using our ears o Mindfulness: fully cognizant, physically involved (nonverbal communication responsiveness), fosters dual perspective, not imposing ideas and thoughts on the current situation, and listening carefully to the person we are communicating with o attending: is showing behaviours that express that they are listening in North America people use FELOR Face the speaker, eye contact, lean forward, open posture, relax o Hearing: see above o selecting and organizing material: what we tune into and tune out from our surroundings this is influenced by interests, cognitive abilities, cultural values ignoring people who speak quietly if most speak loudly (error based on selection) o interpreting communication: engaging in a dual perspective so that you interpret what they are saying and what they mean on their terms not yours
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