You too can be dancing with the stars

The popular show “Dancing with the Stars” is without a doubt one of the most successful television shows ever, both here and abroad. That is why, with the help of our screens and our imagination, we’ve all recently been not only dancing along with the stars, but also...

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The perfect valentine’s day

Before I give you a few tips on how to shine on Valentine's Day, I can’t forgo a little history. Valentine’s day did not become one of our regular holidays until recently, so I think you, as well as myself, might be interested in learning where this successful...

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What to do when someone in your vicinity belches or passes gas

If someone burps or passes gas in our presence, even though it is a natural bodily function, a certain decorum should be preserved in terms of etiquette in local latitudes. We certainly cannot suppress this natural function of our body – why, a few Chinese emperors,...

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Workplace romance and etiquette

December is usually the time of corporate Christmas parties. Alcohol lowers inhibitions and platonic infatuation can unexpectedly turn into a workplace fling, or the love of your life. It’s nothing new under the sun. So, January is the ideal time to look at what...

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The correct handshake

A new year brings new possibilities, new encounters and goes hand in hand with the 16th most used non-verbal signal out of 450, by which we demonstrate confidence, and that is a proper handshake. Did you know that, based on research by emeritus psychology professor...

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Social blunders to avoid in the new year

When it comes to etiquette, Christmas time is usually our biggest test. There is perhaps no other time of the year when we apply our knowledge of this discipline as intensively in practice. For most of us, December is a time of parties, social gatherings, gift-giving,...

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Moon signs and etiquette

New year, new beginning, that´s how many of us have it. I confess that I have kind of given up New Year´s resolution after the years, although from time to time I give it a try. Nevertheless, I root for all who are better than me in this way, and if they make up their...

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What gifts you should completely avoid

In the last blog I tried to give you instructions, how to keep a poker face, when you receive and unwanted gift. It is obvious to give a few ideas for gifts you should avoid, if you are the giver. Choosing the gift, consider the taste and needs of the one you are...

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