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Mona Freund



Mona Freund is a Content Marketing Specialist at Siege Media. She discovered her love for research and writing while obtaining her master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and working as a copywriter for a German publishing company. When she’s not 20-clicks deep into a research rabbit hole, she’s probably at the beach, surfing or chasing her puppy, Pesto.

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The team at The Nessie is composed of people who live and die by their morning rituals, will go to lengths to find the best sweat-wicking running socks, and are known in their network as the go-to person for a spa recommendation. In other words, we love the world of wellness. Our editorial team’s work has been featured in some of the biggest brands in the health and wellness space, like Greatist, Prevention, Elemental, and Self.

While all our writers and editors have deep experience or expertise in their fields, every piece of content on The Nessie is reviewed and fact-checked by at least two relevant experts from our expert panel.

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Articles by Mona Freund

how to recover from burnout

Restore | Wellbeing

How To Recover from Burnout: Reset and Move Forward

You hit the snooze button one more time and realize you’re already…

Care | Dental

How To Relax Your Jaw + 8 Exercises

The United States has a jaw-clenching problem. More than suffer from TMDs…

Restore | Wellbeing

Can You Reset Your Own Nervous System?

We all know that sinking feeling, a moment of panic. Maybe you…

Move | Yoga

When Do You Replace Your Yoga Mat? 6 Signs It’s Time

Yoga mats don’t always live forever. Even the best ones may wear…
hot stone massage benefits

Massage Therapy | Restore

4 Hot Stone Massage Benefits + What to Expect When You Get One

Heat has been used for . People used hot stones to relieve…
waking up at 3 a.m.

Restore | Sleep Disorders

7 Reasons Why You Keep Waking up at 3 A.M.

There’s nothing lonelier—and more frustrating—than waking up in the middle of the…
man wearing weighted vest

Move | Strength Training

Weighted Vests—Pros, Cons, and How To Use Them

Exercising with a weighted vest may seem like Navy SEAL behavior. But…

Move | Running

16 Things Running Does For Your Body That’ll Inspire You To Start

Sweat, sore muscles, burning lungs. Most people know all about those parts…
woman talking with a therapist

Care | Mindfulness

What Is the Havening Technique? + 9 Steps To Practice It For Your Mental Health

Many of us could use a mental safe place. If you’re looking…
woman lying awake in bed

Restore | Sleep Disorders

What Is Sleep Drunkenness?

We’ve all heard of drunk in love. (Thanks, Beyoncé.) But what’s up…
woman in pink jacket drinking coffee in park

Care | Sexual Health

Can Cycle Syncing Help With Your Period?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by your period.…
man stretching at home with bottle beside him

Eat | Move | Nutritional Supplements

How Long Does Pre-workout Last? (Spoiler: It Depends)

A wise woman once said, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you…