Catherine Clark

Online Content Professional

United States

20 years of professional experience, hundreds of thousands of words written, still zero dancing ability.

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Greatist
03/05/2021
How Does Napping Affect a Good Night's Sleep?

When even the most venti caffeine concoction isn't cutting it, sneaking in a quick catnap might seem like the best way to recharge. But could that midday snooze be throwing your whole nighttime sleep cycle out of whack? Let's see what the science says about napping and nighttime sleep. Need sleep?

Healthline
04/29/2022
What Is Sun Gazing Meditation and Does It Have Health Benefits?

Sun gazing is a meditative practice that involves looking at the sun during off-peak times. However, medical experts don't recommend this type of practice due to the risk of permanent eye damage. Sun gazing is a method of meditation that attempts to harness the healing power of the sun.

Greatist
03/05/2021
The Surprising Science Behind Sleep and Exercise

Have you heard the phrase "they'll sleep well tonight" after a little kid spends all day running around? It's not too far off from reality. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine suggests that even just a bit of routine physical activity has the potential to improve the quality of your sleep.

Healthline
07/09/2020
Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

If you're concerned about what foods to eat to keep you and your baby healthy while you're pregnant, that's totally normal. Don't worry - it's easier than you think once you know which foods to prioritize. Good nutrition during pregnancy can help ensure that your baby gets the best start possible.

Greatist
03/12/2021
I'm Stressed Today - What Should I Eat?

You know those days you wake up already feeling stressed and anxious when it's not even 7 a.m.? Here's what to do. First, take a deep breath. Next, let's stop stress in its tracks - or at least find some ways to cope with it. One of the best ways to do this?

Healthline
02/28/2022
8 Raw Honey Benefits for Health

Raw honey has been used as a remedy throughout history and has a variety of health benefits and medical uses. It's even used in some hospitals as a treatment for wounds. Many of these health benefits are specific to raw, or unpasteurized, honey. Most of the honey you find in grocery stores is pasteurized.

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The skills that pay the post-grad bills: what you'll need to learn in design school

If you're studying to be a designer (or just trying to max out your professional skillset), there are standard skills you'll need to learn: what programs and tools are being used in the industry and the basics of composition, color, and typography. But some of the most important skills you'll learn come from reading between the course lines.

Alternate Ending
You've Got Mail, 20 years later - Alternate Ending

I was in a rare mood for a rom-com the other day and saw that Nora Ephron's ye olde You've Got Mail was streaming. And pretty old it is - its 20th anniversary is this week. It's one of those films that you'd think isn't at all timeless due to its very specific moment in time with technology.

Offbeat Home & Life
10/16/2017
The evolution of consensual sex scenes in Blade Runner

Spoilers ahoy for both Blade Runner (1982) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017) AND trigger warning for rape. Flee to safety if you'd rather not stay. Warning: spoilers ahead for both Blade Runner (1982) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017), as well as a trigger warning for rape and non-consent.

Offbeat Bride
08/15/2014
6 tips for an extra-useful wedding website

I love seeing a wedding website URL in a save-the-date envelope. "Head to this website for our whole story." YES: I want to see photos, I want to see cute anecdotes, I want to see if you're planning any cultural traditions that I can read up on, and maybe I even want to RSVP there.