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Character structures (Bioenergetic Analysis)

The richness of one`s own history and one`s individual experience and the various patterns of tension and holding back in the body will find their psychological / psychic relevance in the character structure. It corresponds as psychological component of the form and movement of the body and functionally is identical to it. It is very resistant to all influences from outside and to change. The entire pattern of excitement and tension controls the power and the use of one´s own bodily energy, the life energy. You cannot understand (and work with) the energy dynamics of a person without the concept of the character structure. (Schwieger 1998).

Induced (by specific experience) limited mobility and charging of the body causes new emotional ………….

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Reassuring oneself (video) – managers` nonverbal behavior patterns on stage – 4

This German manager shows a strong facial expression while talking. He seems as if he needs the panel and the audience as an vital and indispensable) part of his self-expression and self-confidence. Facing someone, looking at someone, making contact to someone, seems a very substantial manner of reassurance himself.

One could think he asks himself unconsciously:  What is the resonance in the face of the other when I say this or that? What is the echo in the panel when I look at all the others?

This is a common habit of presenting oneself  on ………..

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Body-painting and ritualisation

There’s a long tradition in body-painting in almost all cultures. Still nowadays you find body-painting connected with important cultural rituals, special dance performance, in theater and so on. Insofar body-painting is an official, socially and culturally accepted habit for special purposes and with a special meaning. And it is necessary for those cultures.

People who are part of those rituals know what they do, that they do it and they know about the meaning of what they’re doing. They feel integrated in society and in the culture and often they are proud of being part of this. Even if they do not know consciously there is a social knowing, a social unconscious knowing.

Each person feels being part and this helps to feel being accepted also on the very personal level of self-expression. One could think that there is not such a shame which I felt in the man’s reaction I talked about some days ago in my blog.

Body-painting and body-language related ……………..

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