How to Be Respectful?!

Treat others, as you want them to treat you. To earn respect you must first, give respect and give it to yourself too, as, if you don’t respect yourself, no one else will respect you. The stress of everyday life, we have forgotten morals & obligation of respecting others so that we are also respected in turn. If you can earn the respect of others, then it’s a life well lived.  Respect can never be forced as it comes straight from the heart. A person may respect another because of fear but that is not true respect.True respect only comes when you empathize with the other person, which will make him or her feel respected and so return the favor. Respect is the pillar that supports the bridge called relationship. To say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ doesn’t mean that you are being respectful.

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Be kind. Showing kindness towards others is the best way, A simple act of kindness can show your respect towards others.

Listening & showing interest in whatever is said.

Good manners are the essential quality to showing respect, as people get a sense of respect, when they interact with a well-mannered person. Good behavior automatically earns the respect of others.

Don’t stereotype people, Stereotyping makes, you come across as a narrow-minded person. It also shows your lack of respect for the person, you are stereotyping.

Understand other peoples, like and dislikes.

Don’t dictate or belittle anyone because of his or her background, religion, or social status. It is not only ill mannered, but also signals bad breeding.

You cannot respect anyone whom you mock, or tease etc.

Apologizing for your mistake, can show how much you respect the other person. When you apologize for a mistake or a hurt you caused, conveys your sincere regret.

When you respect someone, you must also respect his choice and free will. So, don’t pressurize anyone to do something which he or she is not willing to do. Giving priority to someone’s right to choose, its respect.

To show respect, value other people’s opinion. This does not mean blindly follow whatever they say. You can show your understanding of his or her opinion, and then present your reasons for agreement or disagreement.

DIY Effective Complaint Letter

Problem with a service or place of business?

Trying to resolve a problem with a company?

The first thing should be to discuss the concerns with the business. Sometimes a phone call or email doesn’t resolve the problem, consider writing a effective complaint letter. Complaint letters are important. It puts the complaint on record, it preserves any legal rights you have in the situation, and lets the place of business  know you’re serious about pursuing a complaint.

When writing an effective letter, Be clear,  Describe the problem. If you’re following up on a complaint or  general conversation with the company or person in charge, be sure to say who you spoke with and confirm the details.

Make sure to be clear on  what you want rectified & include your request of a possible time frame.  Do not write a threatening letter, it may be very helpful in resolving your dilemmas. Include all info & a copy of  relevant documents regarding any specific matter.  Keep your originals documents. Always send copies,  Make sure to include your name & contacting information. You may want to send your letter by certified mail & request a return receipt. It assures you’ll have proof that the company got your letter & who signed for it. Short reminders on writing an effective complaint letter. Good Luck!

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DIY: Holiday Candles Inspiration

We haven’t hosted Thanksgiving dinner at our house in a very long time. This year, we are hosting again and I’m excited to establish some sort of Thanksgiving tradition with the kids. Zoey is six now and she loves to help out in the kitchen. We’ve already talked about the menu and we are keeping […]

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