Stephanie Fairyington

Thrive Global Contributing Writer

Stephanie Fairyington is a contributing writer at Thrive Global. A New York-based journalist, her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic (online), The New Republic (online), The Boston Globe, and several other publications. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her spouse Sabrina and daughter Marty.
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Sleep Well//

Good Sleep Starts the Moment You Wake Up

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Well-Being//

The Essential — and Easy — Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

Supercharge Your Creativity and Productivity By Doing… Nothing

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Well-Being//

How to Work Mindfulness Into Your Strength Training For a Happier, Less-Stressed Day

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Well-Being//

Exactly What to Say If Someone Takes Credit for Your Work

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Friendship//

The Single Most Effective Thing You Can Do to Help a Friend Who’s Going Through a Hard Time

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Thriving Relationships//

3 Simple Ways To Keep Your Relationship Strong When You Have Young Kids

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

This Simple Move Will Dramatically Improve Your Brainpower at Work

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Sleep Well//

3 Myths About Sleep That Are Harming Your Health

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Sleep Well//

Lack of Sleep Leads to This Unconscious Bias, New Study Finds

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Thrive Takes//

Try This Now: Stop Sending a “Gentle Reminder”

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Well-Being//

How to Talk To Your Boss About Mental Health

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

Why You Need to Try a Power Hour

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Beating Burnout//

How to Manage Decision Fatigue

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

End Your “Meeting Malaise” With These 3 Surefire Tips

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Sleep Well//

I’m Teaching My Three-Year-Old Self-Soothing Techniques to Fall Asleep — And It’s Working

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

Never Forget Your Passwords Again With These Genius Tips

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

Stop Asking, “Does That Make Sense,” After Explaining Something — Here’s Why

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

Here’s Why Humor is So Important in the Workplace — and the Right Way to Use It

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Work Smarter//

Knowing These 5 Conflict Styles Will Change How You Communicate at Work

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Thrive Takes//

Why We Need to Talk About Elizabeth Holmes’s Destructive Work Ethic

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Thrive Takes//

Apologizing Is Not As Simple As Saying “Sorry” — Here’s How to Make One Meaningful

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Thrive Takes//

These 3 Small Changes Will Help You Feel More Control Over Your Life

by Stephanie Fairyington
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Thrive News//

Time, Not Money, Buys You Happiness. Here’s How to Get More of It.

by Stephanie Fairyington

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