Laura Barcella

Laura Barcella

Culture. News. Women. Cats.

I'm an author, freelance writer, & ghostwriter with 15+ years experience.

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Healthline

Being Around Your #girlsquad Can Help Release More Oxytocin

As a lifelong introvert, I’ve always felt most comfortable hanging out with friends, boyfriends, coworkers, and pretty much anyone else one-on-one. (Intimate conversations: yes. Large group activities: resounding nope.)

Racked

Sorry, Cleopatra Didn't Wear Nail Polish to Feel Powerful - Racked

Sorry, Cleopatra Didn't Wear Nail Polish to Feel Po...

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Healthline

Settling the Eye Cream Debate

Do they actually work?

Rolling Stone

'Casting JonBenet': Inside Film About Unsolved Child Murder ...

'Casting JonBenet': Inside Film About Unsolved Chil...

headspace.com

How we deal with death on social media

How we deal with death on social media

VICE

Congrats on Your 12 Steps, But What About the Addicts Who Don't ...

Congrats on Your 12 Steps, But What About the Addic...

Metro

NYC hosts first 'Cat Camp' – Metro

NYC hosts first 'Cat Camp' – Metro

The Washington Post

Americans are having fewer kids. But child-free people are still stigmatized. - The Washington Post

Americans are having fewer kids. But child-free pe...

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The New York Times

Harsh Crowd: Indie Rock Veterans at Age 14

“Democracy’s as good as dead, don’t let them get inside your head!” wailed Willow Bennison, singer and guitarist for the band Harsh Crowd.

Rolling Stone

How Carrie Fisher Championed Mental Health

More than just a movie star or a famous wit, the actress and writer used her illness to demystify taboo subjects and encourage others to seek help

Metro

'Hearts for Refugees' spreads message of support, kindness – Metro

'Hearts for Refugees' spreads message of support, k...

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The Washington Post

Hi, I Am a Cat Lady. Wanna Date?

Hi, I am a cat lady. I may even have kitty litter i...

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The New York Times

Adoptees Like Me 'Flip the Script' on the Pro-Adoption Narrative ...

Adoptees Like Me 'Flip the Script' on the Pro-Adopt...

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Marie Claire

Why I Gave Up on Dating the "Hot Guy"

Why I Gave Up on Dating the "Hot Guy"

broadly.vice.com

For Pregnant Women with Mental Illnesses, Medication Can Be a ...

For Pregnant Women with Mental Illnesses, Medicatio...