~Great the waiter in your local café with la bise on your way to work in the morning.

~Don't eat breakfast.

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~Read the newspaper by yourself on your lunch break.

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~Listen to the radio in the kitchen while making dinner.

~Drink at least one glass of red wine between 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

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~Jot down in your notebook the charming turn of phrase you heard while doing your grocery shopping.

~Always put on perfume before going out, especially on the nape of your neck and your wrists.

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~Never change your shoes - even if it means suffering on the Metro in five-inch heels.

~Decide to rearrange your furniture.

~Put it off till tomorrow.

~Realize that, against all odds, you've fallen in love even though that's simply impossible.

~Go to bed with all your jewellery on, but having taken all your makeup off.

- How to be Parisian (Caroline de Maigret, Anne Berest, Sophie Mas, Audrey Diwan)