"Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, in case they are ever trapped in an elevator." -- Lemony Snicket

How to be Smarter: Lessons Learned in the First 80 Years. [I especially love #2, #4, #15, and #17]. How to be Prettier: A pashmina is a great alternative to keeping a blazer or cardigan at your desk to balance out office air-conditioning. [I keep one in black at my desk all summer long].

How to be (less) Awkward: Slightly speeding up your walking pace--just a half-step faster--usually feels more confident than walking at your normal rate.