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Kate Nelson

Associate News Editor


Writing, Editing


Sewanee: The University of the South


For me, wellness is about self-acceptance and incremental progress. There is no one size fits all answer to any health concern, so I strive to create content that explores all avenues in order to help people find solutions that they can feel genuinely good about. 

— Kate Nelson


Kate Nelson is an associate news editor and contributing writer at Verywell Fit, Family, and Mind. Prior to her role at Verywell, Kate worked as a yoga instructor, childhood nutrition advocate, and assistant editor at Greatist, another award-winning health publication. 


Kate is a 2016 graduate from The University of the South with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies. She is also an RYT 200 hour certified and trauma-informed yoga instructor. 

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