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3 Summer Smoothies to Keep You Healthy, Full, and Focused

I should know, as there is not a day that passes in these sticky summer months where I don’t have the blender running. While I might just be on my way to having a smoothie addiction—OK, I confess, I’m already addicted!—the great part about all this practice is I have nailed down quite a few...

It’s More Than Throwing Away an Old Pair of Jeans
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It’s More Than Throwing Away an Old Pair of Jeans

I like to think I was Marie Kondo before Mario Kondo was Marie Kondo, but lucky for her she wrote that damn book first, so good for her. But! Thanks in part to Marie, minimalism has become the lifestyle du jour, streamlining our closets and junk drawers and knick knacks in an effort to keep...

8 Apps to Expand Your Knowledge or Learn a New Skill
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8 Apps to Expand Your Knowledge or Learn a New Skill

Anyone who knows me—be it a friend or a family member or someone on our team—can tell you that I’m always seeking out ways to learn new things. I’m a person who’s consistently tinkering with new ideas, new ways of thinking, and solutions to problems, and I’d be the first to tell you that I...

5 Convincing Ways to Apply for a Job Even When You’re Not Qualified
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5 Convincing Ways to Apply for a Job Even When You’re Not Qualified

How many colleges did you apply to? I applied to nineteen. Nineteen essays, nineteen copied-and-pasted “When is a time you overcame hardship?” short answers, nineteen rejection or acceptance letters. Entire industries can implode. Two of them I worked in did. So can relationships. In mine, on a Tuesday we were planning details for a road...

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4 Styling Strategies to Make Your Home a More Joyful Place

If my notes are correct (*glances at checklist*), home is now a place where daytime sweatpants and nighttime sweatpants are a thing (I bid thee good day, jeans), where tie-dye and TikTok are insatiable trends that coexist in viral harmony, and I would be remiss to forget that home is also a place where the...

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The Organization Method That Improved My Everyday Routines

My calm mornings grind to a screeching halt after I exit the shower. It’s not the kids or work, or even Winnie that interrupts my mindful morning routine; it’s my vanity drawer. Like a majority of the population, I’ve scaled back on my appearance recently. I’ve always been relatively low-maintenance when it comes to beauty...

Our Favorite Drugstore Beauty Products That Won’t Break the Bank
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Our Favorite Drugstore Beauty Products That Won’t Break the Bank

While most of us love experimenting with new beauty and skin-care products every once in a while, there’s something particularly comforting about the tried and true products that never let us down—especially when they’re at price points that don’t give us sticker shock. Entire industries can implode. Two of them I worked in did. So...