One of the things that I'm continually amazed by is how many people are blissfully unaware of how they're presenting themselves. Aaron and I watch a fair amount of television. Yes, a lot of it is reality television. Now, before you stop reading and click out of this page hear me out. We like reality TV because I'm kind of a glutton for reading people's personalities and body language.
On reality TV people tend to be less aware of their spontaneous presentation, even if they are playing a role (it's impossible to hide your genuine microexpressions). I still have to remind myself to be aware of how I'm coming across to others (partially because I can get a little irreverent about it and partially because it's easy for me to forget). I used to always, and sometimes still do, get feedback that I look pissed off or sad.Read More