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LifeStyle: Smart Living

5 Things to Say Instead of “I’m Sorry”

Friday  15:50,   16 december 2022

If your catchphrase is a nonstop apology, it’s time to write a new script. Here’s what to say instead, in a range of situations. If this sounds uncomfortably familiar, by all means, don’t apologize! First, recognize that you’re not alone. Niro... >>>

8 Responses to “Thank You” That Mean (Even) More Than “You're Welcome”

Saturday  17:00,   10 december 2022

With these thoughtful phrases, acknowledging gratitude feels less reflexive and more rewarding—for everyone involved. “Happy to!”Delighting someone else is one of the great pleasures of being human. This phrase lets the thanker know that they... >>>

12 beginner mistakes new skiers make and how to avoid them, according to a lifelong skier

Saturday  11:21,   10 december 2022

From skiing way too fast to not filling up all of the lift seats, here are things people can get wrong when they're new to the... >>>

Southern Belle Etiquette We Should Bring Back

Friday  06:00,   09 december 2022

Hoop skirts may have gone out of style but these classic good manners haven't! The post Southern Belle Etiquette We Should Bring Back appeared first on Reader's... >>>

13 Etiquette Rules All Good Neighbors Need to Follow

Sunday  13:11,   04 december 2022

Because civilization is built on neighbors being civilized to each other. The post 13 Etiquette Rules All Good Neighbors Need to Follow appeared first on Reader's Digest."Wildfires, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes—you never know what will happen >>>

7 Little Etiquette Rules for Complaining on Social Media

Sunday  13:10,   04 december 2022

Read this before you unleash your discontent. Here’s when to complain, react, or just unfollow. The post 7 Little Etiquette Rules for Complaining on Social Media appeared first on Reader's Digest.If you have a complaint about clothing—say, the... >>>

Should You Be Tipping More When Restaurants Reopen?

Thursday  20:31,   24 november 2022

If you're lucky enough to be able to afford a night out at a restaurant right now, here's what an etiquette expert has to say about whether you should up your tipping game. The post Should You Be Tipping More When Restaurants Reopen?... >>>

34 Little Life Skills Everyone Needs to Be a Grown-Up

Thursday  06:40,   24 november 2022

If you're going to be "adulting," you'll need to have mastered this set of essential life skills. The post 34 Little Life Skills Everyone Needs to Be a Grown-Up appeared first on Reader's... >>>

Here’s How Much to Tip for a Massage

Wednesday  11:40,   23 november 2022

An etiquette expert and a massage therapist reveal tipping advice for when, how and how much to tip for a massage The post Here’s How Much to Tip for a Massage appeared first on Reader's Digest."My husband gave me a gift card for my birthday,... >>>

This Is What a Hairstylist First Notices About You

Saturday  07:30,   19 november 2022

Everything from the shoes you're wearing to how you greet the receptionist reveals secrets about you The post This Is What a Hairstylist First Notices About You appeared first on Reader's... >>>

12 Things Good Hosts Always Do—and 9 Things They Don’t Bother With

Friday  15:21,   18 november 2022

Here's how to host a party so that your guests are happy, your party is memorable—and you're not crazy by the end of it The post 12 Things Good Hosts Always Do—and 9 Things They Don’t Bother With appeared first on Reader's... >>>

Hooded Gowns Are Fall’s Biggest Dress Trend

Friday  04:50,   18 november 2022

As we enter the holiday season, the age-old predicament of mastering dressing up during the colder months is once again upon us. Besides figuring out footwear that factors in rain, cold, and unclean public transport, maintaining comfort and warmth... >>>

What Does Workplace Dress Code Look Like Post-COVID?

Monday  22:40,   14 november 2022

Searches for “casual work outfits” have reached an all-time high as a new generation of Gen Z professionals enter the office for the first time.Understanding office dress codes has become a particular concern for Gen Z employees, many of whom are... >>>

8 Times Etiquette Dictates You Should Send a Handwritten Thank-You Note

Saturday  00:20,   05 november 2022

Before you say, "It's the thought that counts," here are the eight instances when you should mail a physical note! The post 8 Times Etiquette Dictates You Should Send a Handwritten Thank-You Note appeared first on Reader's Digest.Dinner... >>>

17 Excellent Gifts That'll Show the Women in Your Life How Thoughtful You Are

Thursday  07:10,   03 november 2022

Gift-giving etiquette tells us size doesn't matter, that it's all about the gesture - and it's... >>>