Aim high, strive to learn more, seek perfection, this is what you taught me.

1. Why Maintain Good Posture

When you have a chance, take a few moments to look at the people walking- more often than not, sadly- along a busy street. You will see too many people with pot bellies and soft stomachs. You will also see people with hunched backs or arched backs strolling along in an uncaring manner. Not much to look at.

When you walk, try keeping your head straight, chin high, back straight, stomach in, chest out, and aim high. Some people lose a couple of inches by not walking straight. Thats where hunched backs, and round shoulders come in to. By walking with backs straight, you will not only feel better, but will even feel taller.

2. When To Have Good Posture

Whether you stand, walk, sit or sleep maintain GOOD POSTURE. Do the same at work or at school, where you spend most of your time.

Stand tall all the time. I know that it requires effort; but I also know that in time you will greatly appreciate the benefits of good posture.

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3. What is Good Posture

Walk with your head up. Stick out your chest. Pull in your stomach. Throw your shoulders back. Walk with pride and confidence.

And please, dont drag your feet. Live and walk with enthusiasm.

To improve your stance, look into a mirror to see how best you should stand. Then again, stand with your back to a wall and raise your head and contract your stomach muscles.

4. Dress Well

It is common knowledge that a person who dresses wisely can appear taller than he really is. Here are a few tips:

  • Choose dark and uniform colours. The cloth can have soft vertical lines (pin stripe) and avoid plaids or square designs.
  • A suit, matching jacket and pants, of the same colour also make you look taller.
  • Wear trousers that are long and narrow and without cuffs.
  • Adopt the slimmer, elegant style of a vest and tie

Dont neglect the way you dress. Clothing is a reflection of your personality. Dress in an intelligent, sober and harmonious manner. It is always pleasant to look at an elegantly dressed person.

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How nice it is to see men and women who look good and stand tall. How good it is to admire the imposing presence of Olympic Champions, to see how dignified and elegant they look as they climb onto the winners podium.

Before going on to the next chapter, I invite you to reflect a few moments longer on the real advantages that good posture gives you and your friends.

Feeling good is a matter of health. It is also the adoption of wise habits once you have given and idea serious and repeated thought.

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