Locke Hughes

Locke Hughes

A former senior editor at Greatist, Locke is a health and wellness writer with a passion for avocado toast, morning yoga, and sunset runs. She grew up in Florida, graduated from the University of Virginia, and strongly believes there's nothing sunshine—or a glass of wine—can't fix.

Latest Articles

Missed Birth Control Pills

What Really Happens When You Miss or Stop Taking Birth Control Pills

Whether you've skipped one or two or plan to call it quits for good, here's what to expect.
Signs of Depression: Girl Looking Out Window

Are You Depressed or Just Sad?

Find out if your feelings are a sign of something more serious.
How to Get Over a Breakup: Girl Texting at Bar

Is It Ever OK to Stay in Touch With Your Ex?

The three things you should consider before cutting ties.
This is eye-opening.

Here's How Much Sugar You're Really Eating in a Day

Even when you're trying to be healthy.
9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes 41K

The Unexpected Thing That Happened When I Didn't Drink for 30 Days

And it's not losing weight, saving money, or getting clear skin.
13 Hair Care Mistakes You're Making 12K

13 Ways You Don’t Realize You’re Damaging Your Hair

And expert advice on how to reverse and repair.
Why The FDA's Definition of Healthy Needs to Change

Why the Government's Definition of "Healthy" Doesn't Work

Ever noticed there's something amiss with food labels? You're not alone.
Woman Getting Dressed

14 Genius Ways to Save Time In the Locker Room

From hair hacks to shower tactics.
Couple Hiking 8K

Here's What 15 Relationship Experts Want to Teach You About Love

Take it from the pros: This advice will ensure your relationship stays healthy in the long run.