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Experienced freelance writer highly skilled in brand building, social media strategy, editing, proofreading, and copywriting.

About Me

Hello! My name is Melissa, and I am a freelance writer specializing in the health and wellness industry. I am in my fifth year of freelance writing and have worked with one of the top vitamins and supplement manufacturers in the United States. In addition, I have 11 years of experience teaching writing in higher education and an MFA in Creative Writing.

You can view my portfolio here: https://melissachichester.contently.com/

Industries I Write About

Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

What to Expect at Your First Acupuncture Visit

For over 2500 years, acupuncture has been a vital component of East Asian healthcare, designed to balance the body’s life energy, known as “qi.” Instead of focusing on one particular ailment, acupuncture focuses on a person’s entire well-being. Today, acupuncture is one of the most well-known forms of therapy used to complement Western health practices; however, many people are still confused about what to expect during their first visit. Here’s what you need to know.


5 Activities to Boost Brain Health

It is estimated that by the year 2050, dementia will impact more than 115 million people (Godman), and the Alzheimer’s Association reports that every 66 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Now more than ever, it is time to pay attention to the ways lifestyle habits impact brain health. While we can’t stop or turn back the clock on Father Time, we can consciously make changes to support cognitive function.



Freelance Writer

I write articles about health and wellness, including beauty, pets, fitness, and supplements.

Company: Puritan's Pride

I worked there from 1/2014 until now

Content I Write