"All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't" -- Marilyn Monroe

How to be Smarter: Breaking someone's heart is not a war prize. Hurting someone you care about so badly, knowing in your heart they will be upset for a long while, is one of the saddest ways a relationship can end. It is not something to laugh about, or take lightly. How to be Prettier: A very, very affordable jewelry site I just discovered: http://www.carlyscloset.com. I am already awaiting my arrival of the Amelia necklace in the mail.

How to be (less) Awkward: Why is your best friend your best friend? I don't know her, but I'm guessing because she is a good listener, and cares about you, and makes you laugh, and you don't doubt that you're her best friend, either. Look for these characteristics--plus physical attraction--in a boyfriend, and you will be all set.