How to be Smarter: "It's important to remember that free time doesn't have to be available time. In other words, just because Wednesday night is empty on your calendar, doesn't mean you have to say 'yes' when your co-worker asks you to go to an event with her. It’s important to remind yourself that you can turn invitations down for no other reason than you want that time to yourself, that your free time can be just that—free. " -- Great tip from this article about work/life balance. How to be Prettier: When you go on a beach vacation, make sure to bring make-up, especially concealor/foundation, that will work both pre- and post- getting some sun.
How to be (less) Awkward: Some people get their nails done once a week, some once a month, and some once a lifetime. Remember that even if this is just another part of your weekly beauty routine, for some people sitting around you at the salon, this a big indulgence. Let them enjoy their splurge without you talking on a cell phone next to them, and let yourself enjoy the process without the outside world butting in via calls, plus avoid the worry of handling the phone with wet nails.