Helen Carefoot is the lifestyle writer at Well+Good, where she reports and writes stories about travel, relationships, sleep, sex, astrology, career, financial wellness, and more. Before joining Well+Good in 2022, she worked at The Washington Post as a writer and editorial assistant for the lifestyle and travel desks on the features team. Her work has appeared in Washingtonian, National Geographic.com, Chalkbeat Tennessee and Sunset. Helen graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in journalism and international relations. She is from the Bay Area and lives in Washington, D.C.