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.


  • 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


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.


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.

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