How to be Smarter: I rented this documentary two weeks ago and was glued to the screen the entire time. I am not a singer or a musician (or 16) and I was still so empowered by the message of: anything is possible. How to be Prettier: A style rule I always recommend and follow myself: In general, fitted looks better than either snug or baggy.
How to be (less) Awkward: Nobody ever got annoyed at their roommates/classmates/sisters for asking first before borrowing; plenty of people get annoyed when you borrow first without asking. Just ask before borrowing something--it's as simple as that.