"Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got." -- Janis Joplin

How to be Smarter: "'Stick to teaching.' Louisa May Alcott refuses to give up on her dream. Little Women sells millions, and is still in print 140 years later. Unlike the name of the publisher who told her to give up." It's inspiring to read about famous authors who didn't give up on their art. How to be Prettier: One of my favorite shops is Out of Print, full of literary inspired clothing and gifts. [I have no affiliation with the shop and it isn't an affiliate link - I just really love the site].

How to be (less) Awkward: 50 positive thoughts that can inspire you each day to push past awkwardness, fear, and doubt. #50 is the one I say all the time.