Something from one of my favorite writing teachers, Anne Lamott. Don't botther being a people pleaser.
Check your dog's treat. If they come from China, could be dangerous.
Mary Stewart, one of the first to mix romance and suspense, died at the age of 97. I read several of her books when I was a teenager, especially the Merlin trilogy.
Leo Batauta of ZenHabits, writes about coming back from a setback.
So what if you're not attractive. It's your uniqueness ultimately may rank you higher.