"Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day" -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

How to be Smarter: Trust is a relationship is equal parts trusting the other person, and being trustworthy yourself. How to be Prettier: A fashion/lifestyle blog I really enjoy: Adored Austin.

How to be (less) Awkward: If you are invited to attend a concert of a band you are unfamiliar with, before the show take the time to Wikipedia the band and listen to a couple of their songs on YouTube. Having at least some baseline familiarly with the band and their albums shows your date you appreciate the ticket, and you will probably enjoy the concert more yourself if you know the band's hits.