Stephanie Koessel

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The #1 Product That Makes Brows Look Big, Bushy and Basically Incredible

When it comes to achieving big, bushy brows, there is one under-the-radar, cult product that makeup artists rely on time and again. Global makeup …

This Brand Looks French and Expensive, But It's English and Affordable

The ASOS marketplace can be an amazing resource if you want to find new under-the-radar brands and support fresh talent that is doing something a …

Clothing

Arianna Huffington Just Shared 5 Simple Habits That Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The founder of Huffington Post and Thrive Global asked her LinkedIn audience to send in questions about sleep, burnout, stress, work-life balance, leadership, and their relationship with technology. Over 400 people responded.<p>Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global and founder of …

Success

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

I don’t want to spank my sassy 4-year-old. What should I do instead?

<i>Q: My oldest just turned 4. A switch seems to have been flipped on his birthday, and he no longer listens. If it were 1985, I’d probably spank him (or threaten to spank him), but that isn’t what we do. What can I do? Sometimes it is a safety issue (staying close in parking lots), and sometimes it</i> …

Parenting

The Absolute Best Ways to Eat Frozen Broccoli

If you don't already have a bag or two of frozen broccoli in your freezer, add it to your grocery list immediately. We're huge fans of the stuff here …

Food

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

Oprah Winfrey

The 3 Letters Every Manager Should Write

Every leader can benefit from removing themselves from their desks for an hour a week to reflect.<p>I'm a big fan of reflecting and writing thoughts down. Every leader can benefit from taking a few minutes weekly, where they remove themselves from their desk and think. Just think about your days, …

Leadership

Making These Simple Changes Helped Me Get Into the Best Shape of My Life

It isn't the least bit shocking that I gained weight over the past few years. My "garbage human" food intake was deplorable: frequent after-work …

Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

Self-improvement

The 4 words far too many people forget to say in interviews

Job searching can feel like a job in and of itself sometimes. Between countless hours scrolling through job listings, perfecting your LinkedIn …

Employment

3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

Your Yoga Prescription: How to get rid of a headache without Advil

<i>Tiffany Cruikshank is the smart, cool creator of Yoga Medicine, a method that pairs yoga with holistic health practices to address the modern-life</i> …

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

There's Actually an Incredibly Easy Strategy to Be Less Busy, According to a Time-Management Expert

Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert, says you should question your "stories" about how you spend your time.<p><b>Laura Vanderkam's new book, "Off the Clock," suggests that we can eliminate many of our seemingly obligatory daily tasks without fear of repercussion.</b>• <b><br>For example, you don't necessarily</b> …

Time Management

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

My Life Changed When I Bought These Travel Accessories on Amazon

If you took a look at my Amazon account, you'd see that among the past orders of Kind Bars and shampoo, there are a plethora of travel accessories. …

8 Unknown Eyeliner Secrets Every Lazy Girl Should Know

Do you remember the first time you attempted eyeliner? Was it in middle school, when you traced your mom’s blue pencil in a shaky line several inches …

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

Productivity

I Used a Jade Roller for 30 Days and It Changed My Whole Face

But like anything good, it takes commitment.<p>I’ll be the first to admit that I’m extremely susceptible to beauty-related FOMO. One of my friends …

Skin Care

I wish my mom's phone wasn't invented, 2nd grader writes in school project

Second graders at a Louisiana school wish their parents would get off their phones.<p>Elementary school teacher Jen Beason said four of her students told her they wished phones were never invented after giving the class a writing prompt.<p>"I don't like the phone because my [parents] are on their phone …

This Study Confirms How Important Forgiveness Is. Here's How To Do It

Forgiveness isn't always easy: If someone has hurt you, you may carry feelings of anger and bitterness for a long time. And forgiving <i>yourself</i> for …

Ashton Kutcher’s simple, yet brilliant, email strategy

On a recent episode of The Thrive Global Podcast, Thrive Global founder and CEO Arianna Huffington sat down with television and film actor, venture …

These 7 Parenting Apps Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Technology can be an invaluable resource for organizing, documenting, and improving your life. Nowhere are these goals more important than when it …

Stanford Decision Engineer Shares 5 Mistakes People Make When Facing Hard Choices

Stanford Engineer, Michelle Florendo, shares five key insights about the decision-making process based on her training in decision analysis and engineering.<p>Have you ever been paralyzed by a decision, worried you won't make the right choice, or want to feel better about making a decision?<p>Michelle …

Management

Mom's So-True Post About 5 Stages of Love in a Marriage Just Might Save Your Relationship

If you are struggling to find the light in your marriage, one mom blogger's words will give you faith that dark times don't last forever.<p>I have been …

This Cauliflower and Date Salad Is the Best Side Dish — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

What happened when I stopped trying to be the best mom and embraced being an okay mom

“What size T-shirt do you wear?” said the text from my daughter, the oldest of my three children.<p>“Medium. Why?” I replied.<p>“I’m buying you a shirt for Mother’s Day.”<p>“World’s Best Mom?” I responded, in jest.<p>No reply. So a few seconds later, I typed back, “World’s Okay-est Mom?”<p>This elicited an “LOL” …

Parenting

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on why work-life balance is ‘a debilitating phrase’

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently shared why he doesn’t like the term “work-life balance,” why companies should strive for consumers’ trust and his …

Work-life Balance