How to be Smarter: Marriage secrets from two different perspectives; good article to discuss with girlfriends. How to be Prettier: Occasionally when you and a friend go together to get your nails done, let them chose the color you will wear. They might choose a color you had never considered that looks great, and even if they don't, it's still nice to look at your nails for the next week and be reminded of your girls.
How to be (less) Awkward: You can't worry about the people who don't like you. You can only try to be the best friend/daughter/sister to the ones who do.