"You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was" -- Abraham Lincoln

How to be Smarter: When someone posts big news via their Facebook status ("I'm engaged!," "I got into my dream school!"), instead of responding to that status, write an individual comment congratulating them on their wall. That way when everyone else comments on their status, you will not get 35 notification messages. How to be Prettier: The most fun an elegant winter hat can be.

How to be (less) Awkward: Daily events to be grateful for.