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100 Everyday Ways to Be Adventurous

1. Drive a different way home from work today 2. Take wine tasting classes 3. Buy an amazing new cookbook and try recipes from it for a week 4. Wear a colour you never thought you’d wear, even if it’s only in your tie 5. Try that new ethnic restaurant around the corner 6. Take… continue reading…

The Grand Adventure of Life

Hello all, I hope this message finds you very well, and enjoying the first lovely days of autumn. So much has happened since the last time we spoke that I thought I’d better catch you up, before we move on with the new blog. We’d planned to have a big, splashy launch for the new… continue reading…

100 Things To Do When the Worst Happens

1. Hold your head up high, it will help you regain your balance 2. Remind yourself that difficult times are part of any life, and will make you stronger in the end 3. Apologize sincerely, and without excuses 4. Cry if you feel like it, and then cry some more 5. Call friends/family and ask… continue reading…

100 Ways to Raise Kind, Intelligent Children

1. Teach them to respect others, by respecting others ourselves 2. Place the same value on being well-mannered and kind that we do on being popular, wealthy, attractive, good at sports, or getting straight A’s 3. Read to them every night, and take the time to enjoy it 4. Teach them to have empathy by… continue reading…

100 Ways To Be a Man of Style and Substance

Since writing “100 Ways to Be Elegant”, I’ve had numerous requests from both men and women to write a version for gentlemen. Although I’m far from being an expert on the topic, I have had the honour of knowing men who embodied many of the traits considered stylish for both the classic and the modern… continue reading…

100 Ways to Be Elegant

1. Send thank you notes 2. Practice good posture 3. Speak more softly 4. Listen without interrupting 5. Wear solid colours 6. Ignore fads, or use them sparingly 7. Have a signature wine that you serve at home 8. Wear only 2-3 accessories 9. Have impeccable manners 10. Read on a variety of topics 11.… continue reading…

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