Nicol Natale

Nicol Natale is a Hawaii-based freelance writer who covers health and wellness. Her work has appeared in Southern Living, Real Simple, Travel+Leisure, Prevention, Woman's Day, and Good Housekeeping. She began her writing career in New York where she wrote feature articles, conducted interviews and edited fashion and beauty content as assistant lifestyle editor of Mood of Living. From there, she spent time in London working for IDG UK, a technology media company. She wrote news stories, tutorials and feature articles. Returning to New York, Nicol began writing for Everyday Health. There, she focused on mental and physical health topics, researching, writing, and interviewing health experts, patients and professional athletes. This led to her becoming an advocate for health care, a passion that would eventually prompt her move to Hawaii. During a stint at Business Insider Nicol fact checked and copy edited freelance submissions covering technology, strategy, health, finance and politics. Nicol worked at Hearst Magazine as associate editor full time for several years before shifting her focus to freelance writing and a move to the island state. She continues to write, but also works as a yoga instructor and reiki instructor.