Good Conversation is the Key to a Good Party

Good Conversation is the Key to a Good Party

Staying up on current events is a must for interesting conversation at a party. Watch the news and read your local newspapers. Read books. Know what’s on the current bestseller list. Having this in your repertoire gives you the confidence to walk into a room full of...
Spend Time with a Shut-in Friend or Family Member

Spend Time with a Shut-in Friend or Family Member

Sometimes a friend or family member can find him or herself a shut-in. Sometimes the condition is a straightforward observable illness – the flu, a broken leg, hospital recovery. When the condition is not as discernible, your family member or friend still needs your...
Appreciate Chivalry

Appreciate Chivalry

Men want to be gentlemen. One way to encourage gentlemanly behavior is to encourage his chivalrous acts. Chivalry is an influential part of a civil, pleasant society. For men, here are a few tips: Make the assumption that women like chivalry. Open doors for them. Pull...
Reconnect with the Good of Your Past

Reconnect with the Good of Your Past

If your last year was good or bad, on the job or at school, you can make this year better in all areas of your life. On your road to living a gracious life, reconnect with what was good about last year, at work or at school. What were your successes at work? Was it...