Although talking about the weather may seem mundane, it is a good neutral topic that everyone can discuss.
Arts and entertainment topics include such things as the latest movies and television shows, popular restaurants, popular music, and books. To prepare for these topics, brush up on what is popular and make a point of having a book on the go at all times.
Sports topics can include such topics as favorite teams and local teams. Even if you don't like sports, you can talk about why you don't like them.
A great way to prepare for small talk is to read the news everyday. Be aware of what is going on in the world and in your city.
People are likely to ask you about your family. Do you have any brothers or sisters? How long have you been married? Do you have any children? Be prepared for these types of questions and reciprocate by asking others about their families.
Another popular small talk topic is work. You may be asked what you do and whether you like your job. If you do something unusual that is hard to explain, consider keeping business cards in your wallet. This works particularly well if your company or job has a website that people can visit.
People like to hear about vacations. If you travel, be ready to answer questions and give your opinions about the places you have visited. Put together albums that you can show people who visit your home.
It isn't necessary to follow celebrity gossip to make small talk. However, it is a good idea to know a little bit about some of the most popular celebrities in case the topic comes up.
OK--but busy right now so I'll get back to you later. Don't post anything until I do.
Well, we all have to change a bit as time goes by. As far as worries about the future or even what might happen tomorrow, I don't have those.
Specifically, the SCD prohibits:
Basically what I was suggesting with the celiac diet