AnnaMarie Houlis With a degree in Journalism and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies from Gettysburg College, AnnaMarie Houlis is a freelance journalist and copywriter who primarily covers travel and women's health (physical, mental, spiritual, and sexual). Before going freelance, AnnaMarie served as a managing editor for DEFY Media and prior to that, as an editorial production coordinator at UrbanDaddy. She's written for a variety of outlets, including Shape, Women's Day, Brides, Country Living, Daily Beast, Cosmopolitan, SheKnows, Gear Patrol, Romper, Bustle, Elite Daily, and more. 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.