Category: Personal Polish

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How to Handle the Three Most Common Embarrassing Situations!

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor What is the etiquette for common personal mishaps whether they happen to us or the person with us? We've all ...

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How to Make a Great First Impression

How to Make A Great First Impression: The Five-Step Formula

  By: Maralee McKee Knowing how to make a great first impression is probably the number one topic of importance in all of etiquette lan...

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The  5  Manners  for Dealing with Difficult People - www.mannersmentor.com

The 5 Manners of Dealing with Difficult People

By: Maralee McKee~ We all know a few difficult people. What is it with them? You're quietly and happily going about your business and the...

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Manners for When You or Someone You Know Is Sick

By: Maralee McKee Today's question is one we all need to know how to best answer. Because, whether it's something common like the flu or a dire...

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Surprising Manners for Eating Chicken and Corn-on-the-Cob

  By: Maralee McKee Summer is around the corner, and the  block is short. I know this because Corbett, my youngest, tells me everyday ...

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Elbows On the Table, Have the Manners Changed? Yes!

   By: Maralee McKee Hello! The weekend is almost upon us. I hope you have something fun planned for yours! If you'd like your weeks to fl...

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How to Politely Blow Your Nose

By: Maralee McKee Hello and Happy Thursday! "Wait, Maralee." you say with a reassuring voice because you know I'm confused. Plus, you're kind....

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The Five Manners for Opening Every Door - www.mannersmentor.com

The Five Manners for Opening Every Door

  By: Maralee McKee There's more to opening a door than turning the knob or holding it for the next person. That's why when you know the f...

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How to Be a Great Friend When Someone is In the Hospital?

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor As a patient, time moves at an other-worldy pace in the hospital. One day and night in Room 777 at St. Angels o...

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Gossip: How to Protect Yourself and Others

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor None of us are immune to gossip. We've all been guilty of talking about someone who wasn't in the room, and w...

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