Jackie Martin Jackie Martin fell in love with journalism as a young girl, spending hours creating stories about her experiences and reading magazines. To this day, she loves spending an afternoon at Barnes & Noble flipping through words with a hot cup of coffee — or tea — in hand. Her love for learning and researching all things health and wellness allows her to impart her newfound knowledge to her family and friends, and lead the most fulfilling life she can design. Prior to contributing to Shape.com, Jackie's writing has appeared in publications including Harper's Bazaar, Byrdie, Well+Good and Real Simple. 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.