It’s often said that actions speak louder than words — and this rings especially true when it comes to body language. As a non-verbal form of communication, body language can be a powerful tool, as you can use it to put people at ease, make friends, or even persuade people to do things for you.Being able to read body language can also allow you to detect things such attraction, truth, confidence and shyness. You can read body language by carefully watching the facial expressions, hand gestures, posture, and other movements made by another person. All of us — whether we realize it or not — use body language in our everyday lives. With this in mind, here are a few common body language behaviors and gestures, and given the common interpretations of their possible meanings — which will help to make you fluent in the art of reading body language!