How to be Smarter: "Many years later I realized that if I had written only a couple of pages a day, I would’ve written 500 pages at the end of a year (and that’s not even working weekends). Any contribution you make on a daily basis is fantastic." -- Such a wonderful piece by the creator of Mad Men. How to be Prettier: Every time I get a beauty service done, even if I'm just doing "the usual", I always ask the stylist what she would recommend. "What would you recommend for my hair/skin/nails?" Most of the time, I stick to the plan of what I had in mind coming in, but it is always great to hear a trained professional's opinion that sometimes sets me on something new I had not thought of before.
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