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Jennifer Mattson

Writer and Editor


Psychology, Mental Health, Wellness, Positive Psychology, Happiness, Self-improvement, Meditation, Inspiration, Sleep, Relationships, Health


University of Michigan


 Jennifer writes The Wellness List online column at Psychology Today and teaches writing at New York University


 I look at wellness from a holistic perspective that focuses on mental health and psychology, as well as, what we eat, how we sleep, and how we engage with and exercise our whole body.

— Jennifer Mattson


 Jennifer Mattson is a professional journalist, writer and editor. A former network news producer for CNN, CNN International and National Public Radio, she reports on psychology, mindfulness, mental health, healthy living, wellness and yoga.


 Jennifer holds a BA in English with honors from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and has taught writing at a number of universities including New York University.


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