How to be Smarter: The Value of a "Family Story." [I loved this]. How to be Prettier: Layering two different brands of mascara, one coat of each, helps the lashes to stay longer and more defined than using two coats of only one brand.
How to be (less) Awkward: "If you're a fearful person, chances are you've been scared your whole life. But since you've made it this far, you've likely gotten over some of those fears, maybe even in spite of yourself. That's worth applauding, even if the fears were of things so mundane you felt you shouldn't be afraid of them in the first place." -- Great quote from this article.