Ninety-five per cent of communication is non-verbal and your body has a language all of its own. ‘Stop slouching!’ cried your mother and your teacher, but slouching is the posture of calm rebellion. It’s a leisurely two fingers up to the productive classes. It has its downsides though, and it cited as a cause of decreased alertness and varicose veins – making it undoubtedly the smoking of seating.
By Dan Kieran.
Image by Ged Wells.