Sarah Elizabeth Richards is a Manhattan-based health and science journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmo and Women’s Health. She is also the author of Motherhood, Rescheduled: The New Frontier of Egg Freezing and the Women Who Tried It (Simon & Schuster). A native of San Diego, Sarah completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley and holds master’s degrees in journalism and international affairs from Columbia University. She enjoys spinning, kick-boxing, yoga and hopes to compete in her first triathlon next fall.
Articles by Sarah Elizabeth Richards
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When it comes to your body, you’re your own worst critic. Here’s how to start being kinder to yourself and banish negative self-talk from your inner monologue.
We all have big dreams of improving ourselves come January 1st. Here’s how to get a winning strategy and actually make those resolutions happen.
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