Cassie Shortsleeve

Cassie is a senior online editor at Shape.com. She has a degree in English and creative writing from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Before Shape, she was an online editor at MensHealth.com, and has held internships with both Glamour and Boston Magazine. She is a runner, lover of style, slave to coffee, and a Bostonian at heart.

The eight-hour law of sleep is a golden health rule thought to be bendable. Not everyone needs a solid eight (...

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If you've ever wondered what your guy is thinking, look no futher than your local barber shop. While the privacy of a swivel chair, a (mostly) all-...

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Pounding in your head? Be quiet: Meditation and mindfulness could ease your migraines, says new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

In the small study, 19 people were...

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For as long as Kelly Espitia can remember, she was heavy. A lifestyle of binge eating, little or no exercise, and a desk job—...

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If you’ve ever visited a therapist, you’ve likely experienced this very moment: You spill your heart out, anxiously await a response, and your doc looks down—scribbling into a notebook...

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When I was a junior in college, I applied for a study “away” internship program in Washington, D.C. I didn’t want to go abroad for an entire year. As anyone who knows me can attest, I’m...

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Think your guy is always game for sex? You'll be surprised to hear that he may actually turn you down in favor of a game, according to a new survey by Durex. After interviewing...

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With a designer label, comes a better product, right? Not according to a new Consumer Reports test. When the mag put seven different nail polishes to the test, the $2 drugstore...

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Wake up, eat breakfast, head out the door to the bus/train/car/subway. You probably don’t give your commute too much thought. But according to a new study out of Clemson University, you...

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If you look Kerry Cronin up on Boston College’s website, you’ll see she’s a professor of philosophy and theology, and director of a research center at the college, the Lonergan Institute...

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