Definition: Read the Air, Micro Expressions, Involuntary Emotional Leakage, High and Low Context Cultures

A fascinating cultural article that isn’t just about Japanese culture. They’re just an extreme case.

 

Micro Expressions

Tiny involuntary facial tics that can give away a person’s true emotions

 

Read the Air

Pick up on unspoken rules governing social life

 

Involuntary Emotional Leakage

Tiny involuntary facial tics that betrays a person’s true emotions

 

High and Low Context Cultures

Cultures where context matters a lot or a little relative to what is said and/or done (Japan is high context)

 

My 41 Life Philosophies (So Far)

I have many life philosophies by which I live. By life philosophies, I mean principles and attitudes I really live by, not just nod when I hear them in the form of a good quote or speech. I have never kept record of these life philosophies, but I thought I’d take some time to write some down now to see if I had one for every year I’ve lived. Why one per year lived? Because I’ve long thought that if I could learn something valuable enough from life each year to turn it into a life philosophy, a life outlook and behavioral change for the rest of my life, it’d have been a good year for wisdom.

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Facebook Picture Tagging Memes Involving Faces

I did not create these three Facebook picture tagging memes, but I either adopted a graphic for Facebook tagging usage (expressions with the lady below), or improved their quality and optimized their make-up for Facebook usage. The ones I improved on, I do not know from where they come so there is no source link.

These memes involve facial expressions. To use any of these for your Facebook tagging fun:

  • Click on the picture to get it at full size.
  • Right click on that picture and save to your computer.
  • Upload it to your Facebook profile.
  • Tag your friends!

Please click here for a complete list of over 100 Facebook picture tagging memes on this site with which you can use for fun with your friends.