How to be Smarter: It's okay to say "no way", and still be caring. It's okay to say "no, I won't" and still be kind. It's okay to say "this is over" and still be friendly. And sometimes saying "no" is the nicest thing to do, for everyone, in the long run. How to be Prettier: You don't have to wear jeggings--not everyone likes them--but you have to know what they are. Jeggings are jean leggings, and they look like this. I would suggest them in darker colors, but I own a medium wash pair that I love.
How to be (less) Awkward: Great article from the Happiness Project about not being boring.