Amanda MacMillan Stromoski Amanda is a freelance health writer and a bookstore owner in New York's Hudson Valley. Highlights: * Writing has appeared in Prevention Magazine, Health.com, Self, Shape, Fitness, Martha Stewart Whole Living, and Time.com * Freelanced for publications, including Runner's World, Yoga Journal, Real Simple, WebMD, and Livestrong.com About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.