"I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become." -- Oprah

How to be Smarter: I was reading Rachel Hollis' newsletter today and I love this advice about dealing with family over the next few months: "Strive to be the thermostat in your holiday gathering, not the thermometer. The thermometer reacts to the temperature of the room. The thermostat sets the temperature of the room… they affect the atmosphere around them rather than let it affect them."

How to be Prettier: 110% convinced this is the best jewelry idea I've seen in a long time. How awesome is this?! (Not sponsored, the company doesn't even know I exist...just really love this idea!).

How to be (less) Awkward: Very helpful email templates on how, exactly, to say no with grace.