Photo by Josh MareadyAshley Ross is a freelance writer and editor. Previously, she worked on the web team for Women’s Health, editing and writing about health and fitness. Before that, she worked at TIME, overseeing audience engagement and editing and writing about news, health and culture. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, SHAPE, Country Living, Us Weekly and more. She’s a graduate of the University of Florida, a former gymnast and a big fan of neighbors who don’t steal her Sunday paper. She lives in Manhattan.

Photo by: Josh Maready