Maggie Seaver

Maggie Seaver
Title: Health & Wellness Editor
Education: Amherst College
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Expertise: Health, Wellness, Psychology, Lifestyle

Maggie is the digital health and wellness editor at Real Simple covering a range of health topics including sleep, mental health, fitness, preventive health, nutrition, personal development, healthy habits, relationships, and more.

Highlights

  • Graduated with a B.A. in English from Amherst College
  • 7 years of print and digital editorial experience
  • Lead editor for Real Simple's Mindfulness for Skeptics spotlight package


Experience

Maggie is a health, wellness, and lifestyle editor with seven years of experience. Prior to joining Real Simple as an associate editor in 2019, Maggie spent three and a half years at The Knot, one of the largest wedding brands in the business, writing content for the website, contributing to the print magazine, providing editorial support for marketing and PR initiatives, and creating copy for the brand's apps and tools. While diving into the world of wedding planning, etiquette, style, and trends, she found her knack and enthusiasm for writing content that helps make people's lives easier.

During her time as Real Simple's associate editor, Maggie covered a range of topics, from travel and career to stress and sleep, and produced the brand's first spotlight package, Mindfulness for Skeptics. She loves demystifying complicated topics, debunking health fads, and sharing practical, science-backed solutions for healthy living.

Education

Maggie graduated from Amherst College in 2014 with a B.A. in English, with a concentration in poetry.

About Real Simple

Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for 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.

Latest from Maggie Seaver
wallet in a conversation bubble
10 Unavoidable Money Conversations to Have With Your Spouse, Kids, and Parents
cheap-christmas-gifts-Neat-Method-Acacia-Turntable
46 Holiday Gifts for $25 or Less (That Still Feel Special)
warmies slippers
27 Uplifting Gifts to Send Someone Going Through a Hard Time
sensitive teeth causes and fixes: woman smiling and biting a raspberry
Sensitive Teeth Are an Actual Pain—and These 4 Habits Can Make It Worse
trader-joes-gifts
20 Phenomenal Trader Joe's Gifts to Grab While Grocery Shopping
women on bicycles: exercise to beat seasonal affective disorder
This Is How Much Exercise You Need to Help Prevent and Manage Depression
woman practicing mindfulness at work
3 Quick and Easy Ways to Calm Work Stress With Mindfulness
happiest-states-realsimple-GettyImages-1315134709
These Are the Happiest States in the U.S., Study Finds
Photo of lined pumpkins on hay bales
The Best Pumpkin Patch in Every State, According to Yelp
party-mistakes
The 10 Worst Mistakes a Party Host Can Make, According to Guests
Food—vegetables, beans, nuts, egg—assembled to resemble the shape of a brain
5 Ways to Train Your Brain for Lifelong Mental Fitness
kale
The 10 Tastiest Ways to Eat More Kale—Even if You're Over Kale Salad
weighted-blankets-help-Increase-melatonin-release-realsimple-GettyImages-1385880095
Using a Weighted Blanket May Naturally Boost a Key Sleep Hormone, Study Finds
fda-healthy-guidelines-realsimple-GettyImages-1368280340
The FDA Wants to Change What Qualifies as “Healthy” Food—An R.D. Explains What That Means for You
Fun Things to Do in December 2020: Woman ice skating outside
18 Fun and Festive Activities to Do in December
real Christmas tree vs. fake Christmas tree
Real or Artificial? Here's How to Decide Which Christmas Tree to Purchase
nail-polish-remover
6 Little-Known Uses for Nail Polish Remover That Have Nothing to Do With Mani-Pedis
woman practicing Breathing Exercises and Meditations for Anxiety
9 Short, Calming Breathing Exercises for Anxiety Relief
How to Confront Someone If Confrontation Is Basically Your Worst Nightmare
coffee-linked-to-longevity-realsimple-GettyImages-1223203225
Drinking 2 Cups of Coffee a Day Promotes Heart Health and Longevity, New Study Finds
Three painted pumpkins on a yellow and blue background
14 Things to Do on Halloween if You're Not Going Trick-or-Treating
sparkler-0719REO
Lighting Sparklers This Fourth of July? You Need to Read This
portrait of woman with eyes closed and ukrainian flag colors
How to Protect Your Mental Health When the News Is So Stressful
healthy-lifestyle-swaps: woman exercising and drinking water
6 Small Lifestyle Swaps for a Healthier You by This Time Next Year