Rolling Out Rude. Rebutting Rudeness.

Flippant comments, rude gestures and actions, mudslinging, and other communication that can’t be humanely understood. Rudeness diminishes and demeans. It devalues the other person through intimidation, threatens, and humiliates. A person is unconsciously seeking control over another person by being rude. Instead of the ‘namaste’ of each person bowing to another person with dignity and…

Etiquette to Please

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others.If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” —Emily Post Culture and Kindness Through the Ages Learning rules for etiquette and how to be kind usually come from our parents. The word ‘etiquette’ and rules for etiquette were first…

Compliments—a Spoken Gift of Kindness

Do you think well of someone? Do you notice a quality you admire or find beautiful or inspiring? Then say it! Compliments can be twice as powerful when shared. Sincere compliments are thoughtful ways to express admiration toward someone. It is a way to politely and honestly say that you admire or appreciate a quality…