"Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated" -- Lamartine

How to be Smarter: Fill negative space when taking pictures, and also fill negative space in your life (with something not involving reality television). 

How to be Prettier: Use tubes of lotions and beauty products is better than tubs because tubs are breeding grounds for bacteria from your hands.
How to be (less) Awkward: Keep your mouth shut until you understand what's happening around you when in a new situation.