The Art of the Compliment: Using Kind Words with Grace and Style

The Art of the Compliment: Using Kind Words with Grace and Style

by Christie Matheson
     
 

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A few well-chosen words can elicit smiles, inspire happiness, transform moods, and turn a bad day into a good one. Philosopher William James once said, “The deepest principle in human nature is the desire to be appreciated.” This is a fun, fabulous, reader-friendly book all about compliments—the history of compliments, how to use them, best-loved

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A few well-chosen words can elicit smiles, inspire happiness, transform moods, and turn a bad day into a good one. Philosopher William James once said, “The deepest principle in human nature is the desire to be appreciated.” This is a fun, fabulous, reader-friendly book all about compliments—the history of compliments, how to use them, best-loved compliments, and how to take them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602396364
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
06/23/2009
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Christie Matheson is a writer whose work has appeared in Body & Soul, Glamour, Shape, Boston, San Francisco, Yoga Journal, and The Boston Globe Magazine. She is coauthor of The Confetti Cakes Cookbook, Vineyard Harvest: A Year of Good Food on Martha's Vineyard, and Tea Party and is the author and photographer of the outdoor travel book Discover Rhode Island. She lives in San Francisco, CA.

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