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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are ...

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Great presentation. Awesome reminder of how you are shaped by your thoughts, and your body shapes what you think, too.

Does your body reflect your thoughts or is it a feedback loop?

It sounds like it's a feedback loop. Who knew you could make yourself happier by holding a pencil between your teeth? Forced smiles make you feel like really happy.

Happiness itself is an elaborate set of feedback loops, it seems. Fascinating!

I love this talk. Amy Cuddy's advice to get pumped up by using winning postures reminds me of "wave your hands in the air, like you a true player..."

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