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The Power of a Smile

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 07.14.2014 | Good News
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

It's pretty amazing to feel its power; I would urge you to try it. As you sit reading this, my guess would be that you are not smiling. Take a few seconds and smile. Do you feel that?

6 Reasons to Hug the Person Next to You

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

I didn't know I was so bad until a coworker pulled me aside one day and gave me quite the intervention. "When you hug, Jen," he said, "You look you're in pain. Like a jellyfish is stinging you. Or someone is doing the Electric Slide on top of your toes."

Getting Off A Train Is Way Better When Greeted By This Friendly Little Kid

Posted 09.16.2013 | Good News

This Russian kid doesn't know any of these people, but that doesn't stop him from greeting every single one of them as they leave the train, and it's ...

What Goes Around Comes Around

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.14.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

Last Saturday as I came out of a restaurant and was walking to my car, another man was walking toward the restaurant on the same sidewalk. As we met,...

Travel Questions And Answers

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Is it true that spitting in public is acceptable in China?

Sasha's Lift-Offs: The First Daughter's Olympic, Acrobatic Greetings (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

If picking up Sasha were an Olympic sport, then President Obama would be a gold medalist: his 8-year-old daughter has perfected the acrobatic 'run and...

How Do You Do? The Etiquette of Introductions

Jo Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jo Bryant

Outdated customs are a good example of how etiquette, when executed correctly, provide a clear structure for accepted manners. Nowadays, introductions can be confusing and, at worse, embarrassing.