"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right." -- Oprah Winfrey

How to be Smarter: Are you looking for something to do over the holiday break? This article explains why all of us need a public portfolio of our work, and how to do it easily. (I love Squarespace, too). 

How to be Prettier: I have just discovered Spanx leggings and they are truly a game-changer in my wardrobe (these are one of the pairs I have that I love).

How to be (less) Awkward: Not awkward, just awesome: great video piece on a 12 year old music prodigy