"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek" -- Joseph Campbell

How to be Smarter: Book Recommendation: The First 90 Days is a great read for anyone transitioning into a new role at work. It is an easy-to-follow business book written within the framework of a blueprint for the first 90 days of the new position, whether the position is within the current company or at a new one. [I was so enthralled I read it in an afternoon]. How to be Prettier: Fun graphic: famous websites re-imagined as dresses.

How to be (less) Awkward: Public humiliation is one of the fastest ways to alienate someone; nothing is ever gained by embarrassing someone in front of a crowd. Privacy should be given to everyone involved in a sensitive topic--whether the sensitive topic is a disagreement with a significant other, a child misbehaving, or a friend with food in her teeth.