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How to be Smarter: In general, there are two reasons for why you should be doing something: either doing it brings you joy, or doing it puts you on a path that will get you closer to your final goal. If something doesn’t fulfill either of these two purposes, it might be time to stop doing it.

How to be Prettier: My favorite deep conditioner.

How to be (less) Awkward: An offbeat but surprisingly useful gift for a friend moving into a new place is a big box of double A batteries. Everyone always needs batteries, but it’s something we rarely think to buy for ourselves until whatever device we want to use runs out of them. Buying a friend a big box ensures she’ll be stocked up for a while in her new place.

December 27, 2011

9 Responses

  1. Dana says:

    LOVE the smarter :)

  2. Anna says:

    The Smarter is fantastic…. I want to print that out and stick it on my wall :-)

  3. Rosie M. says:

    I will try the awkward one this weekend for my friend moving from Texas to MA!

  4. Shruthi says:

    Hi Molly,

    This blog was just recommended to me today. I love it!

    As for this post, love the prettier! Burt’s Bees is my favourite brand! I use the volumizing conditioner.

  5. Gaby says:

    The ‘Smarter’ today is brilliant :)

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  7. alli says:

    The quote is spot on. Hope that friends recognize that before it is too late…..

  8. Macie says:

    This blog is my very favorite and this quote is perfect and I actually used it today! Keep it up!

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