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Living Alone: Sheltered in Place Away from COVID-19

Living Alone: Sheltered in Place Away from COVID-19
Living alone is really well done (and preferred) by some. How far does that stretch during the era of COVID-19?

Author Glynnis MacNicol explored this in her New York Times article, "I Think We’re Alone Now. Welcome." 

MacNicol joins Dr. Peeke to share her experiences as a single woman who has already navigated the solace of living alone -- and how she is viewing our current state of social distancing, sheltering in place, and isolation. 


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Featured Speaker:
Glynnis MacNicol, Author
Glynnis MacNicol is a writer and the author of No One Tells You This: A Memoir (S&S, 2018). Her work has appeared in print and online for publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Cut, New York Daily News, W, Town & Country, The Globe & Mail, The Daily Beast, Shondaland, and, where she was a contributing writer. She lives in New York City.

MacNicol co-wrote HelloFlo: The Guide, PERIOD.: The Everything Puberty Book for the Modern Girl (Dutton, 2017), with HelloFlo founder Naama Bloom. She co-edited and contributed to the best-selling Amazon Kindle essay collection The 10 Habits of Highly Successful Women. Her series of articles for Chase's award-winning "From the Ground Up" package on Brownsville, Brooklyn won a 2015 Contently Award.

Previously, MacNicol was the media editor at Business Insider and a founding editor of Mediaite. During the 2008 election year she was a regular contributor to She began her media career as the editor of FishbowlNY, prior to that she was an associate editor at the Huffington Post media blog Eat the Press. MacNicol has spoken frequently on the intersection of media and politics and has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, CBC, Al Jazeera, and CNN's Reliable Sources.

MacNicol is also co-founder of with Rachel Sklar. Named to Good Housekeeping's 2016 Awesome Women Awards by Shonda Rhimes, has been covered in the NYT, The Guardian, Elle, Marie Claire's 'New Guard', SAI 100, Lucky, Mashable, Fast Company, Refinery 29, HuffPost, and the New York Post.