"And she's so pretty, and she's so sure. Maybe I'm more clever than a girl like her" -- Vanessa Carlton, "White Houses"

How to be Smarter: Anyone part of the blogging community, or wants to know more about social media to distinguish their resume, should read Tara Hunt's The Whuffie Factor.

How to be Prettier: Perfume is an investment; a nice bottle of perfume is expensive, but if only used a bit at a time it will become both your signature scent and last quite a while. 
How to be (less) Awkward: If someone keeps trying to walk out of your life, stop holding the door shut and begging for them to stay. Let them go.