Welcome to Social Graces Saturday! What do you think of when you think of people who conduct themselves in a graceful manner? What are the qualities that these people share? Some people believe that to be socially graceful you have to have attended a finishing school, or they associate it with being a trait only… Read More Social Graces Saturday – R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Today’s Social Graces Saturday is about the importance of eye contact. Why would I include this in a day dedicated to social graces? You might think that eye contact has nothing to do with etiquette. I understand why at first it might be confusing, but I’m going to share why it really is important. Eye… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Give Me The Eye
When most people think about social graces they think of interacting with strangers and friends (like in this post Social Graces Saturday – Grace is for Giving ) but how often do we think of interacting with our partners? Probably not a lot. Today we are going to talk about relationships and how important it is… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Tending Your Relationship Garden
Social Graces Saturday – Grace is for Giving It is interesting how varied a word’s connotation can become in different geographical regions. Having grown up in the Midwest, for example, the word grace has always conjured up two very distinct and stereotypical definitions for me. First, there’s the sacrificial grace that is discussed in every… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Grace is for Giving
A company that I have worked for sent out an email with all these required training’s. In one of the training’s it actually said to say hello to someone when you meet them in the hallway. Really? In this digital age have we forgotten how to be human to each other? Do we really need… Read More Social Graces Saturday – The Power of Hello
Welcome to Social Graces Saturday. Today’s subject is “Hold the door! Is chivalry dead?” The other day someone said to me “Why is it that no one ever opens doors for anyone anymore”? I replied, “People hold doors for me all the time, but I also hold doors for others too”. It made me start… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Holding Doors