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Body Language {9} ~ Breathing

Your breathing tends to pick up when you’re under stress. This stress can be positive or negative, so someone breathing quickly may be ~

~Excited
~Anxious
~Nervous or worried

A long, deep breath can suggest ~

~Relief
~Anger
~Fatigue

Slower breaths typically suggest a state of calm or thoughtfulness. Ordinary breathing patterns may not stand out so much, but someone’s breathing can seem very controlled or precise. This intentional control often happens when trying to suppress a strong emotion, such as anger.