LISA ISME

16 Flips | 2 Magazines | @LISAISME | Keep up with LISA ISME on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “LISA ISME”

10 TIPS ON HOW TO HAVE A SPA DAY AT HOME

<b>10 Fabulous tips on how to have a spa day at home</b><p>Treat yourself to a day of pampering, without having to leave the comfort of your own home or …

15 Ways to Avoid a Severely Awkward Situation

No doubt you’ve seen—or made—more than one of these boneheaded blunders. Avoid them and you won’t have to engage in spin control later.<p>Always say a …

8 Ways You're Making a Bad Impression and Don't Even Know It

Use these tips to ensure you're putting your best foot forward and finding solid ground in a relationship.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a reason they say the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. Through sheer unawareness, we can put others off. It can …

America's Rudest Cities

Originally appeared in Travel + Leisure | By: Katrina Brown Hunt | Click to view the full list. Which is worse when you’re traveling: the local …

8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment

While I was in the check-out line at the grocery store the other day, the customer ahead of me complimented the cashier on her earrings. Instead of saying, “Thank you,” the cashier replied, “Aren’t they cute? They’re on sale at Target for $15.99.” In other words, she dismissed the compliment and …

8 ways you're making a bad impression without realizing it

It can happen to anyone, but it doesn't have to happen to you.<p>Follow these tips, and your good intentions will pave a road over any social pitfall and give your new relationships better ground to stand on.<p>1. Checking your phone mid-conversation<p>A recent study from Deloitte revealed that Americans …

How to Walk Into A Room -- And Own It

<b>No matter what a woman looks like, if she's confident, she's sexy</b><p>― Paris Hilton<p>You've seen her. She walks into the room and heads turn, conversations stop, and everyone wants to know "Who's that girl?" Well, you're that girl - or you can be!<p>Image source: GraciousLivingGuide.com<p>Cocktail parties, or …

10 Professional Texting Etiquette Rules

Convenience, speed and efficiency have turned texting into a primary form of personal communication for many of us. Text messages are becoming increasingly common in business for the same reasons.<p>While it's fun and easy to send an abbreviation-filled, emoji-studded message to a friend, the rules …

9 etiquette rules for being a good houseguest

Whether you're staying with family or friends or at an Airbnb, you're a visitor in someone else's home. Follow these tips to make sure you're a …

10 Things Only Southerners Know About Being a Great House Guest

Remember that glare your mother used to give you to keep you in line when you were at friends’ houses? Come on, you know that glare. In case you've …

How to choose the most thoughtful medium for your message

Communication tips from a digital etiquette expertI f your boss’s mother passes away, is it best to send your condolences via email or an …

Inmates Who Trained Troubled Dogs Reunite With Pups They Saved

“[The handlers] love to see that the dogs they trained are being successful in their families.”<p>A group of inmates who were part of a dog-training program have been reunited with their furry friends.<p>Since 2012, the Clallam Bay Corrections Center in Washington State has offered prisoners a chance to …

Dog Training And Problem Solving: What Is Positive vs. Negative Reinforcement And (Most Importantly) What Works?!

( photograph taken by Cindy Forest)<p>Occasionally I still confuse the terminology surrounding my profession. This is not a good admission: I'm not proud.<p>The truth? I know my facts. In my most recent book, Modern Dog Parenting, St. Martins Press, I have a long and detailed terminology chart with …

A Dirty Little Secret Spell

It happens now and then. You learn about somebody's dirty little secret. So let's say you find out that nice man across the street--the perfect …