Great article by Brett McKay on why posture matters. It’s not only about physicality, but also about perception and self-confidence. I have found that my immersion in karate has done wonders for my posture over the last 2+ years. I’m still only 5’6″, but I walk like I’m 6’2″. You should too.

Makes you feel confident and powerful. There’s a reason militaries have focused for more than a century on giving their soldiers posture training. They’ve seen that standing straight improves troops’ bearing and morale, and now modern researchers have started to prove this intuitive observation.Studies have emerged that illuminate the power of the mind/body connection and particularly how physical posture and body language affects how we feel mentally and postureemotionally. What researchers are finding is not only does having good posture make you seem powerful to others, it makes you feel powerful yourself.

Source: The Ultimate Guide to Posture | The Art of Manliness