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Posts by Rachel Simon

Rachel Simon has written for the New York Times, Vulture, Glamour, NBC News, and more, and she is the author of the 2022 book Pickleball for All: Everything But the "Kitchen" Sink. Previously, she was an editor at Bustle, HelloGiggles, and Mic. She also teaches writing with Gotham Writers Workshop and Redbud Writing Project and creates custom crossword puzzles through her Etsy business YourCrossword. Follow her on Twitter (@rachel_simon) and Instagram (@rsimon113).

How to Prep for Important Career Moments, According to a Singer, Dancer, Athlete, and Movie Stand-In

August 26, 2022

How to Prep for Important Career Moments, According to a Singer, Dancer, Athlete, and Movie Stand-In

Ever wondered how a ballerina gets ready backstage? How a singer gears up to perform at Coachella? Four women share their tactics for getting in the zone.

What 6 Women Who Changed Careers During the Pandemic Learned About Themselves

April 07, 2022

What 6 Women Who Changed Careers During the Pandemic Learned About Themselves

Change is never easy, but it can also be an important catalyst for self-discovery.

The Ageless Secrets to Having Iconic Style

September 03, 2021

The Ageless Secrets to Having Iconic Style

Society doesn’t want older women showing off their bodies and taking up space, but that hasn’t stopped these women from embracing their personal style and inspiring other women in the process.

15 Women Reveal the Reality of Their Side Hustles

January 24, 2020

15 Women Reveal the Reality of Their Side Hustles

From babysitting to business consulting, having a side hustle requires discipline, organization, and a whole lot of chutzpah.

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