Krissy Howard

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States of America

Krissy Howard is a freelance writer who works to create engaging and informative research-based content for various online media outlets, as well as original humor for The Hard Times and Reductress.


Research-Based Content

Reader's Digest
Yoga Moves for Bloating | Reader's Digest

We all get hit with digestive discomforts from time to time. To find some natural relief, look to the centuries-old practice of yoga to help stretch those belly muscles and kick-start the digestive system. Check out these 10 yoga poses to ease belly bloat.

Reader's Digest
When to Go to the ER After a Head Injury | Reader's Digest

You're experiencing headaches You can't seem to smell anything You experience bouts of amnesia Content continues below ad You feel dizzy You experience vomiting Your sleep schedule is way off Content continues below ad You're experiencing mood swings Make sure to take any head injuries seriously

This Dog's Life
Sophie Gamand's Book 'Wet Dog' Goes Way Beyond Cute Pictures of Pups at Bath Time

American writer Ambrose Bierce once said "the most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog." For photographer Sophie Gamand, that statement struck a chord. "I found that quote and reflected on it," says Gamand. It eventually served as her anchor to one of her most celebrated works, a series of portraits capturing dogs at bath time.

The Pretty Pimple
The Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Acne-Prone Skin - The Pretty Pimple

We all deserve a break from our daily work/life routine from time to time, but for those with acne-prone skin, our skin rarely allows us to take a day off. That's why it's so important to have a plan of action for maintaining good skin health, especially if you have upcoming holiday travel plans.

DIY Platform Garden Bed | Hunker

Whether you're sharing limited space in a community garden or you're just looking for a convenient way to control the plants in your own backyard, a platform garden bed is a great option for anyone looking to simplify their gardening time.

Zara's New Sustainable Line Is A Small Step In The Right Direction

There's no question that clothing and accessories retailer Zara is a force to be reckoned with. What started as a single store in Spain has since grown to become a name known around the globe, and is now the main brand of Inditex, the largest apparel retailer in the world.

How Does a Mud Mask Exfoliate the Skin? | LEAFtv

If you have oily or combination skin, chances are a mud mask has made its way into your skincare routine. Known for being an excellent choice for anyone looking to treat acne-prone complexions without the use of harsh chemicals, mud masks also provide an important exfoliating property which plays an essential part in maintaining healthy, happy skin no matter what your skin type or concern.

Herborium Group, Inc.
6 Things To Do Now To Get Clear Skin In Time For Back To School

The start of a new school year can feel like a clean slate for a lot of people. New teachers, new friends and new opportunities all present themselves without fail, but for some who are self-conscious about their acne, back to school season can be a stressful and triggering time.

Original Humor

The Hard Times
NYHC Added to List of Myers-Briggs Personality Types

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Authorities at the Myers & Briggs Foundation added the NYHC category to their list of possible personality types earlier this week, organization officials confirmed. The decision to add the new type to the classification list, which is based on specific personality traits proposed by the founder of analytical psychology, Carl Jung, was finalized after much consideration.

Above Average
Dad Practices Holding Sweater Against Torso In Preparation For Christmas

In order to get ready for the annual Christmas morning gift-unwrapping, 43-year-old father of two Will Conklin has been practicing holding a sweater against his torso while smiling. "I have to get this just right," said Conklin, adjusting his facial expression and the angle of his grip.

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