"The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it." -- Hubert H. Humphrey

How to be Smarter: Step up your professional networking. My favorite tips from the list are Meet One Person Once a Week and Connect with Internal Colleagues. How to be Prettier: SP&A Exclusive Discount Code: With the promo code SMARTPRETTYSAVINGS, SP&A readers can get 20% off your order at Linkel Designs, one of my favorite shops [I previously wrote about them here and here]. This year I have my eye on these gorgeous earrings and this teapot necklace. Enjoy! [Expires on 12/21/14].

How to be (less) Awkward: 15 Easy Tips to Be Happier at Work.