"I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart" -- Anne Frank

How to be Smarter: Sometimes I think about: if this week of my life got its own E! True Hollywood story, and they interviewed everyone I interacted with, from my family to my friends to my dry cleaners, what would they say about my behavior this week? Would they say things that would make me proud of how I acted, or would I feel like I could have done better? Focusing on one week makes it easier to evaulate what I can change to better match who I want to be with my actions for next week. How to be Prettier: When trying on potential winter coats in the store, wear a thick sweater to ensure that the coat will fit over any layers you will be wearing when the weather gets colder.

How to be (less) Awkward: A site that made me laugh.