Laura Newcomer

Laura Newcomer

Environmental & Personal Wellness Expert

Laura Newcomer is a writer, editor, and educator with multiple years of experience working in the environmental and personal wellness space. Formerly Senior Editor at the health site Greatist, Laura now lives and works in Colorado. Her writing has been published on Washington Post, TIME Healthland, Greatist, DailyBurn, Lifehacker, and Business Insider, among others.

She has taught environmental education to students of all ages in both Pennsylvania and Maine, and prioritizes living an environmentally sustainable lifestyle. She’s a big proponent of creating self-sustaining communities and accessible healthy food systems that care for both people and the earth. In addition, her work frequently centers on workplace trends with an emphasis on wellness both in and out of the workplace.

An avid outdoorswoman, she can often be found hiking, kayaking, backpacking, and tending to her garden. Get in touch via Twitter or LinkedIn.

Articles By Laura Newcomer

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How to create a survey in Outlook

How to create a survey in Outlook

If you work in an office, then you probably find yourself needing to solicit feedback from coworkers on a regular basis. Whether you use them to decide which restaurant to order from for lunch, determine a date for an upcoming…
How to make a calendar in excel

How to make a calendar in excel

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to invest in a new planner or calendar. Whether you’ve resolved to be more organized or you’re simply looking to stay on top of things in your usual way, the right…
13 creative home office desk ideas

13 creative home office desk ideas

Whether you just made the decision to work from a home office or you’ve been working from home for decades, one of the most important fixtures in your home workspace is your desk. The right desk creates an aesthetic that…
6 ground rules for productive meetings

6 ground rules for productive meetings

Team members are fed up with meetings.That’s the conclusion of countless studies, including a report by Harvard Business Review, which found 70 percent of survey participants believed meetings are both inefficient and unproductive. Those surveyed felt meetings can be a…
Minimalist living tips for a more productive life

Minimalist living tips for a more productive life

Minimalist living has gained a lot of press in recent years, and for good reason. People who embrace a minimalist ethos—which involves reducing material possessions and making more conscious decisions about purchasing habits and other lifestyle choices—tend to enjoy several…