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I’m often an anxious and shy person in social situations, but something about this sitting position calms me. I think it’s because this body language projects relaxed confidence, takes up space, and opens my shoulders. If I feel myself physically closing up, shrinking in the space I’m occupying, or struggling to do something with my hands, I’ll take a deep breath and adjust to this position. I may not feel calm and relaxed at that moment, but after a few minutes will usually start to feel more at ease and confident. A “fake it ‘til you make it” of sorts. Give it a try.
Of course, this works best in roomy situations where you’re not going to jab the people next to you with a pointy knee or dirty shoe 😂
Blazer – J.Crew // size 00P // (similar)
Tee – Mango // size xs
Jeans – Rag & Bone // size 24 // (also here)
Heels – Manolo Blahnik // size 34
Watch –Larsson & Jennings (similar)
Link Necklace – (fine)(costume)
Nail Color – Sally Hansen (also here)