Ashley Zlatopolsky

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Ashley Zlatopolsky is a Detroit-based storyteller with more than 10 years of experience. She writes, edits and creates content strategy for publishers, brands and private clients.

Her award-winning work includes editorial, branded content, interactive content, web, e-commerce, UX, radio and documentary production.

With 45+ cover stories published worldwide, her writing can be found in Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, Nat Geo, Billboard, the Guardian, The Daily Beast, Detroit Free Press, Healthline, USA TODAY, Parents, SELF, Apartment Therapy, U.S. News, Business Insider, The Atlantic, Real Simple, Healthy Women, VICE, Greatist, Reviewed, and more

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Latest from Ashley Zlatopolsky
Full Body Workout: Two women doing lunge exercises together in a city park
The 5 Best Exercises for a Full-Body Workout
How to Fall Back Asleep After Waking Up in the Middle of the Night
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7 Physical Signs You're Way More Stressed Than You Realize
Yes, There's an Ideal Temperature for Sleep—and Here's Why It Matters
This Is What Good Sleep Hygiene Looks Like (and It Has Nothing to Do With Washing Your Sheets)
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10 Soothing Benefits of Lavender (Beyond Its Lovely Scent)
3 Reasons to Start Reading a Book Before Bed, According to Research and Sleep Pros
7 Smart Strategies to Improve Your Focus and Finally Get in the Zone
5 Natural Ways to Boost Serotonin and Start Feeling Happier
Try These 5 Healthy Lifestyle Tweaks to Have More Energy
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If You Get Knee Pain Doing Squats, Here Are 8 Smart Modifications to Try
7 Strategies to Fix Rounded Shoulders and Feel Less Achy
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8 Everyday Ways to Boost Endorphins Naturally—and Why It's So Good for You
How to Do Dry January (and Make It Easier), According to Experts
Is 'Hair of the Dog' a Real Hangover Cure? We Asked M.D.s About This Boozy Remedy
7 Effective Ways to Relieve Stress Quickly, According to Experts
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7 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Drinking Red Wine
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Taking a Nap Is Good for You, As Long As You Time It Right—Here's How 
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I Restricted My Impulse Buys For a Month and Cut My Credit Card Bills in Half
Why Going to Sleep Before Midnight Is Important for Health: alarm clock
Sorry, Night Owls: The Sleep You're Missing Before Midnight Is Crucial—Here's Why
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Is Mouthwash Actually Good for You, or Is It Just Refreshing? We Asked Dentists
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This Is How Often You Need to Get a New Toothbrush, According to Dentists
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6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Walking
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The Scandinavian Sleep Method Could Be the Key to Saving Your Sleep (and Your Marriage)—Here's How It Works