We all know that our minds change our bodies, but evidence is now coming forward that your body can change our minds as well.
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
She has a wonderful story near the end of the video where she say, “Don’t fake it till you make it. Fake it till you become it.”