How to be Smarter: I do love a nice random facts site. How to be Prettier: Start using anti-wrinkle cream at age 18. And don't forget your neck. But if you are older than 18, its okay. Just start this week and you're fine.
How to be (less) Awkward: Almost every restaurant has it's menu online now. Before a date, or a work dinner, look up some options on what to eat beforehand. This saves time for chatting and enjoying once you get there, and it can help picky eaters reduce their stress of worrying there will be nothing they like on the menu.