What is it about?
Power-posing is a body-language technique designed to improve your confidence and reduce stress in just 2 minutes. The exercise consists of mimicking very confident and dominant postures called “high power poses” to temporarily boost your psychology.
You can watch her TED talk where she explains how you can increase your confidence just by tweaking your body language.
High-power vs low-power
High power poses tend to be open, proud and expansive. They exude power and confidence. The most common high power poses are:
Low-power poses on the other hand, tend to be closed and guarded, making your body smaller. They exhibit insecurity and the need to protect yourself.
- every morning right out of bed
- in front of a mirror before going to work
- right before speaking in public, a big interview, a work presentation, a date…
You can even combine power-posing with a meditation technique every morning to feel relaxed, confident and jumpstart your day.
Go in front of a mirror
Strike a high-power pose
Keep your chin up
Look at yourself with confidence
Visualize your success
Quick and easy
Power-pose every morning for 1 week
Power-pose every morning for 2 weeks
Power-pose every morning for 1 month