This is just one of many Manners Monday posts to come about the art of conversation. Texting and technology in general has taken us further away from actually communicating with each other. We don’t talk like we used to. We need to make time to have meaningful conversations and teach
Hunching and munching isn’t cool. Hunching, ever, is unattractive, impolite and even unhealthy. Yup, slouching can cause reduced lung function and permanent shoulder and back damage and painful digestive issues. See this article about the health implications of poor posture from Livestrong.com for details on that. We’re here to talk
Excuse me. It’s a phrase that seems to be said more and more often as something rude, rather than something polite. We’ve all heard people of every age group say, “Excuse me?!”as a nasty retort that instantly makes you cringe. But! This week, we’re changing all of that. Excuse me is
It’s time to start the week with another Manners Monday post. This week, we’re working on looking into people’s eyes. It’s a common courtesy to make eye contact when we’re talking. It makes people feel like they matter and their words matter. And, it makes us feel that way when people look
This week we’re working on saying yes instead of yeah. And by “we” I do mean “we”. All of us need to brush up on speaking like educated people who know that the real word is “yes” and that “yeah” is a sad, lazy and inappropriate way to affirm anything.