Amanda Chatel Title: Contributor Education: University of New Hampshire, B.A. in English and Creative Writing Amanda Chatel is a sexual health, mental health, and wellness writer with more than a decade of experience. Her work has been featured in Shape, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, The Atlantic, Forbes, Elle, Mic, Men's Health, BlackBook, and Bustle, where she was a lifestyle writer for seven years. When Amanda isn't writing, she can be found bouncing around the globe in search of pizza that's at least comparable to Lil' Frankie's in NYC. So far, she's come up empty-handed. Amanda divides her time between NYC, Paris, and Barcelona. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.