Michelle Isopi

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12 job interview tricks you can't afford to ignore

Some people are naturals at selling themselves during job interviews.<p>Others aren't.<p>Either way, there are certain tips and tricks that can instantly boost your performance during a job interview.<p>Here are 12 tricks that might be hard to master, but will take your interviewing experience to the next …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Yes, you need a morning mantra—here are 12 that wellness it-girls swear by

Just because being healthy is your job doesn’t mean you automatically wake up happy, energized, and free of under-eye circles—wellness gals have …

Here's what magic mushrooms do to your body and mind

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression. But, as with any drug, …

I read 11 of the most popular self-help books ever - here are the 7 most meaningful insights I've taken away

I’ve got a background in sales. And every salesperson I’ve ever met has the same obsession (aside from money), and that’s that they are all addicted …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

5 Money-Saving Lessons I Learned in a Month of Budgeting

How to save some dough without going loco.<p>In January, I went cold turkey—literally. After calculating the alarming amount I spent on groceries and dining out in 2016, I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan to pinch pennies while still eating well. A month in, I've nixed mediocre cafeteria lunches …

15 Design Secrets to Steal From Professional Home Stagers

Trust the professionals when they say details really do matter.<p>If you're a fan of HGTV, you appreciate the power of home stagers — a.k.a. the people who sweep in after a makeover and turn the shell of a house into a warm and inviting home. Use their secrets in your own abode to make it just as …

The 1 Practice That Will Help You Live in the Moment

How often do you use your phone while eating? Chances are that your answer is most of the time. We go about our everyday lives passively, going through the motions without actually digesting what we see. That's where mindfulness comes in. David Schiller best describes mindfulness as "intentional …

20 short books worthy of your whole weekend

No luck on your New Year’s resolution to read more? Pick up one of these short titles and you can call yourself well read by Monday morning<p><i>This</i> …

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed in Life

Some words of wisdom to help you realize your dreams.<p>In these crazy times, there's nothing we seek more than a bit of soothing wisdom in our lives. Words that inspire us to success--while still brimming with sage advice--are the best cure for any difficulties we may find ourselves in.<p>Let these 37 …

Motivation

When I Change The Way I Look At Things, The Things I Look At Change

The Best Liquid Foundations, According to Reddit (and Allure Editors)

Thanks to new advances in the beauty market we can now find foundation formulas in all forms, including cushions and sprays. However, a good liquid foundation will always be my go-to. There's something so satisfying about the way a liquid formula blends seamlessly onto your skin, and provides an …

Dry Skin

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

Everyone Is Successful In Their Own Way: Check Which Path You're Already On

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Here's a recipe for "Christmas Crack," aka, the sweetest holiday dessert ever

We’re beginning to think <i>You Suck at Cooking</i> needs to rename their YouTube channel because their mouthwatering recipe for “Christmas Crack” is …

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Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.<p>Place the thyme, fennel seeds, 1 tablespoon salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a mini food processor and process until …

Eight Deeply Meaningful Zero-Cost Things I Do in a Normal Day to Improve My Life

In the modern world, it is incredibly easy to fall into a life routine that just feels like an endless repetition of the same overly full day after …

The Gone Girl With The Dragon Tattoo On The Train

Why are there so many books with “girl” in the title?<p>There was a time a few years back when it seemed to me that about every third book I encountered …

Bedroom DIY Ideas That Add Beauty for Less Than $100

If you're feeling like your bedroom is a white box where you store your bed, these low-cost, high-style DIYs are here to rescue your room from design …

66 Tried-and-Tested Tips For a Frugal Life

It's easy to say that you want to save more money. It's harder to actually implement that. Living a frugal life calls for a lifestyle change and a conscious awareness of how you're spending and saving. It also requires a certain know-how. Learn these tried-and-tested frugal tips from fellow …

Personal Finance

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

Why Americans and the British Spell English Words Differently

Have you ever wondered why Americans and Brits spell English differently? How are colour and color the same word? Centre and center? What’s up with …

Language

Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Twenty-five years after its release, Nirvana‘s <i>Nevermind</i> remains one of the most exhilarating and pivotal albums of all time. Not only did the LP …

Rock Music

10 books you absolutely need to read before they come out in theaters

Hey, book lovers! (That’s all of us, right?)<p>There’s nothing quite like seeing one of our favorite reads hit the big screen. We’re still recovering …

I followed Benjamin Franklin's daily schedule for a week, and the most rewarding part was also the most difficult

The Founding Father's meticulous "scheme" consisted of waking up at 5 a.m. and asking himself, "What good shall I do this day?"<p>He then dove into work, reading, and socializing for the rest of the day, until he retired to bed at 10 p.m., The Atlantic reports.<p>At the end of the night, Franklin asked …

16 Tips to Start Habits You Want and Stop Ones You Don't

You know successful habits create success. The challenge is doing them. Here are tips from someone who hasn't missed his daily habits in over five years.<p>In January 2011 I started writing on my blog daily. I haven't missed a day since, meaning over 2,200 posts. It's part of why I'm writing here.<p>In …

Motivation

10 Proven Habits of Happy People

Discover what the happiest people already know.<p>If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst …

Happiness