"An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one." -- Charles Horton Cooley

How to be Smarter: One of the best times to get a reservation at a busy restaurant is usually on a Monday night. How to be Prettier: Next time you are buying floss, grab an extra pack to keep at your desk at work. A pack of floss won't take up much space in a desk drawer and even if it is rarely touched, there will be that one time that you wish you had floss, and you will be grateful you thought ahead.

How to be (less) Awkward: Not awkward, just awesome: A funny, clever eBook about dating: All My Friends Are Engaged by Jen Glantz. I read this on a Sunday morning and was giggling the whole time; it would be a perfect read for your commute or while traveling.