How important are our observations? What do we observe about ourselves and others? Before we explore this any further, let us first take a look at the meaning of observations in our Webster Dictionary.
Observations-1. the action or process of observing something or someone carefully or in order to gain information. 2. The ability to notice things, especially significant details. 3. a remark, statement or comment based on something one has seen, heard or noticed.
Daily Wisdom Word meaning of observations-The ability to connect the dots with someone by reading their non verbal communication, actions and words and form a theory about who they are as an individual.
Observations are very important, and the more you observe other people, the more you learn about them. Observations are key in psychologically summing up individuals. The most significant way to observe others is through their non-verbal communication. Observations through non-verbal communication tells you about 80% of what a person is conveying to another.
The second strongest observation is through others actions. There is a saying I have always believed in: Actions speak louder than words and this is never as true as when judging another by what they do, rather than what they say they are going to do.
However, there are exceptions to all of these rules. For instance, let’s take a look at poetry. Actions don’t speak louder in poetry than the words themselves do, so you cannot observe poetry by its actions over its words. Poetry is all about the words and their writing of them and their definitions, so you must judge poetry first, by its words and how descriptive they are.
Quotations are the same way. You are able to observe a quotation best by its words, over actions, and non-verbal communication means something with poetry and quotations in a certain connotation. Overall, to sum things up, there are three ways to observe others and situations. 1. Non-verbal communication 2. Actions and finally, 3. Words. You must look at the meanings of these individually and weigh them against the situation themselves to figure out the best way to observe that particular situation. Observations can help us in our interpersonal communication with others in our homelife, our workplace and even with our own children.
Thanks so much for reading about observations today. Have a beautiful and blessed day…