You don’t have to go to France to live for five years to learn something about their culture. You also don’t have to go their for five years to learn some important ways to improve your own life. If you ever get the chance to visit this country, try gleaning a thing or two from their lifestyle. They have many things that they can teach Americans.
- Go more slowly.
The thing that many people say about Americans is that we move too quickly. We don’t take time to enjoy life. French people do this. Not only do they work less than Americans overall, but they spend more time at home and with their families. They like to take long walks, and most of all, they enjoy spending time together during meals. One of the things that you will notice right away if you visit France is that eating is a luxury, and their lunches and dinners will often last for hours.
- Choose timeless pieces when it comes to fashion.
French fashion is timeless in and of itself. But it is this way because they choose basic pieces that can last a long time. If you follow French fashion, you will notice that it’s often plain and subdued.
- Don’t be ashamed of telling it like it is.
Finally, you may already know that the French don’t mind being blunt and curt. They are courteous when it’s called for, and they make a show of things, but they’re also honest, and that’s always good