How to be Smarter: Even before you start thinking about leaving your job, start looking at job postings for other jobs a level above yours. What skills do these positions require? Now is the time to expand your skill set so when you do update your resume and go on interviews for your next position, you are qualified and prepared to advance your career. How to be Prettier: When I was applying to colleges, as a reward for getting into schools, I allowed myself to buy one piece of clothing from each school I got into. Even now, seven years later, I still smile when I pull on socks or a sweatshirt from a school I worked hard to get into, but didn't necessarily attend.
How to be (less) Awkward: If he doesn't look at you with that sparkle in his eye from the first time you meet, he may simply never look at you like that. That's okay! There are so, so many others that will.