Cassie Shortsleeve

Cassie is the editor-at-large for 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 Men's Health. She is a runner, lover of style, slave to coffee, and a Bostonian at heart.

Laila Ali may be the daughter of the ultra-famous, legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, but she’s also made quite the name for herself over the years. Not only is the gorgeous, fit mom an...

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If you’ve ever worked out with a trainer, you’ve probably heard her tell you this: You want to activate every muscle you can. And a big part of that comes down to instability, says celeb...

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Lindsey Jacobellis, Dara Howell, and other pro winter athletes share their go-to tricks and products to look their best while shredding the half-pipe
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Mistletoe may make the lyrics of Christmas jingles, but the truth of the matter is the holiday season is ripe breakup time. In fact, in past years, Match.com has reported that “...

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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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