Julia Westbrook

Julia Westbrook spent some of her best summers as a kid hiking around campsites, so she is psyched to create content that values living a healthy life in harmony with nature. Before Rodale Wellness, she worked for Men's Health and Women's Health books. She is a graduate of Lehigh University. Julie lives in Vermont with her husband and two cats, and all kinds of do-it-yourself projects, yoga, and reading.

6 Surprising Ways to Avoid Getting Sick This Year
Try these six ways to protect your health all season long.
The Best Memory-Boosting Foods
Put these foods on your grocery list to remember where you parked when you leave the supermarket.
The Secret Ingredient for a Happy Life
Forgiving is more important than being forgiven by others when it comes to your mental health.
3 Things You Should Never Do With Your Leaves
As if you needed another reason to skip those back-breaking chores.
5 Ways to Prep for a Heat Wave
See how you can take climate control in your home to the next level.
4 Ways to Help Your Furry Friends Survive the Dog Days of Summer
Who wants to wear a fur coat in the middle of summer?
11 Summer Food Safety Tips
Enjoy your grilling, picnics, and cookouts—safely!
5 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe From Arsenic in Rice
Are you unknowingly poisoning your family with rice? Here's how to avoid it.
19 Ways to Give Up Sugar
It's time to call sugar out for what it is: A heartbreaker, a big-tummy maker, and a health-food faker.
6 Ways to Make Your Cells Younger
How to get a youthful glow at a cellular level.
4 Ways to Stop a Fight in Its Tracks
Fighting less linked to less cardiovascular disease in couples.