"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear" -- Ambrose Redmoon

How to be Smarter: Quiz on Finding a Passion to Lead to a Hobby. How to be Prettier: Lulu's has a great affordable shoe selection in general, but I'm especially impressed with their Vegan Shoe selection  (like this pair here).

How to be (less) Awkward: Introduce people as "This is my friend Molly," not "This is Molly." It's just a subtle change, but everyone likes being called your friend. You would probably introduce your boyfriend as "This is boyfriend Sam," so be sure to give Molly the same type of introduction.