Sammy Nickalls

Sammy Nickalls is a writer, editor, and author specializing in mental health, wellness, lifestyle, and culture. She is the author of the guided digital minimalism journal “Log off: Self-help for the Extremely Online” (2022). Previously, Sammy worked in New York City as an editor at Adweek and Esquire. She has edited at the grassroots animation site The Dot and Line and has written for outlets including the Observer, Self, Teen Vogue, Vice, Vulture, and The Wall Street Journal. She also created the hashtag #TalkingAboutIt, which invites folks on social media to share about their mental health openly and honestly.

• 8+ years of journalism experience
• Previously on staff at HelloGiggles, Esquire, and AdWeek
• Received a bachelor's degree in communications from Arcadia University

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