Stephanie Cornwell Stephanie Cornwell is a former freelance writer for Real Simple who covered digital lifestyle and psychology topics for the brand. She is now an editorial assistant at Verywell. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.