"The dog that trots about finds a bone." -- Golda Meir

How to be Smarter: Book Recommendation: #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso. Whether you love fashion, want some entrepreneurship inspiration, or just want a kick-in-the-pants to go after your dreams, this is the book for you. How to be Prettier: While washing dishes, put hand moisturizer on before putting on the dish gloves; by the time you're done, the moisturizer will have absorbed into your skin. -- Source, with other tips for tackling chore lists.

How to be (less) Awkward: Love the idea of applying this to school or workplace hallways: "Marriott Hotels has a '15-5 rule' for its employees. Whenever an employee comes within 15 feet of anyone in the hotel, they must acknowledge the guest with eye contact or a friendly nod. If the person comes within five feet, then the employee must smile and say hello." -- Source, with 5 other great tips for turning strangers into connections.