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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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…
Consider these dieting myths and misconceptions this January

6 Dieting myths to avoid in 2017

There’s plenty of well-intentioned health advice out there, but unfortunately a lot of it is misguided. Once a dieting myth works its way into the mainstream, it can be very difficult to uproot. Regardless of whether you consider yourself an…