Sara Halcumb, RN

Registered Nurse, Health and Wellness Writer, and Fitness Coach.

United States

I am a registered nurse, freelance health writer, and content strategist with the perfect combination of literacy and research skills, health background, and passion for helping people reach their full potential.

I have over six years of professional experience researching, drafting, writing, editing, and building SEO-driven health content in a CMS platform.

I specialize in writing about women's issues, nutrition, fitness, lifestyle, and outdoor/gardening topics.

I am also a strength and conditioning coach, practitioner of jiu-jitsu, and working on becoming a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher.

Please see my portfolio below to read my published articles.

Embrace Gardening As A Mindfulness Exercise With These Tips - Glam

If you are looking to step out of the rat race and embrace a calmer lifestyle, look no further than gardening. Gardening provides us a path to clear our minds and get into the present moment. Not only is gardening healthy for our mind, but it also serves as a good activity for our physical body.
The Mental Health Implications Of Not Having A Best Friend - Glam

From the time we enter school as little children, friendships start to emerge, and special bonds form. Often we get lucky enough to find that one friend who we consider the best of the rest. That deep connection is there when we need a shoulder to cry on, when we have an achievement that deserves celebrating, or when a deep secret has to be shared.
How Your Exercise Routine May Be Working To Regulate Estrogen In Your Body - Glam

Marian Weyo/Shutterstock The estrogens are a group that includes three primary hormones (estrone, estradiol, and estriol) that affect people of all genders, though they're most well-known for their major role in the reproductive health of people assigned female at birth (AFAB). Estrogen is also crucial in supporting our circulatory, skeletal, and nervous systems, regardless of gender (via MedlinePlus).

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Winter Workout Tips for a Healthy Heart - Cecelia Health

It is so easy to sink into old routines during the winter months and break from the healthy choices we established during the warmer, longer days. When the temperature drops, these simple tips below can be the difference between staying active and strong, versus falling into a sedentary lifestyle.

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Simple Ways to Reduce Sneaky Sodium - Cecelia Health

If you aren't paying attention to how much sodium you take in each day, it's likely that you are consuming too much. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), American adults eat more than 3,400 milligrams of sodium daily- more than double the AHA's recommendation of 1,500 milligrams. But where is all this sneaky salt coming from?