This is a list of sites you may want to consider submitting your writing to if you blog about physical health, wellness, mental health, fitness and related topics.  Submission guidelines and other site-related resources are provided for each.

Submission guidelines and other site-related info/resources are provided for each entry.

($) indicates a site that offers paid opportunities, however, visit the site for more information as all submissions may not be paid

Directory of Opportunities for Bloggers to Submit Writing on the topics of Health and Wellness

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AARP The Magazine“A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world’s largest circulation magazine” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

ADDitude – “ADDitude Magazine is the nation’s leading destination for families and adults living with attention deficit disorder (ADHD) and learning disorders.” ($)

Alive 65“Health and wellness for seniors” ($)

Amyoes.com #LoveMyDetour – “Write a narrative piece about a “detour” that happened in your life, and how that “detour” has made you who you are today.  It doesn’t always have to be a happy ending.  It is simply sharing with other readers an unexpected life event which made life different that you had imagined, and how that event changed or shaped you.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Baby Hints & Tips – “A virtual parent’s group for questions about trying to conceive, pregnancy and baby.

Better After 50 “Online Magazine about Women inspiring Women Real Women-Real Stories.  Our readers and writers contribute essays in the categories of: SHE DID IT!, Your work, Your Finances, Sex Diaries, Aging Parents, Adult Children, Amazing Travels, Financial Planning, and Retirement. Of course we also deal with Relationships, Second Marriages, Divorce, Widowhood, Fashion (as in: Can I wear this at 50+?), and the big Kahuna known as Menopause.”

BlogHer – BlogHer is a platform for sharing great voices, stories and ideas.”.  With categories of food, health, DIY & Home, Work & Life, Love & Sex, Family, Fashion & Beauty as well as News & Entertainment coverage which includes Politics, Race and Feminism, BlogHer spans a wide range of interests. ($)

The Body Dept. – Olympian Shawn Johnson’s website is “The ultimate source for health, wellness, fitness info for young women.

BoomerCafe – “Now in its 16th year, BoomerCafe is the original digital magazine for baby boomers with active lifestyles and youthful spirits.”

Break The Parenting Mold “Break the Parenting Mold is an online community dedicated to supporting and encouraging parents with children who have special needs. We feature tips, stories, humor, allergen-free recipes, DIY therapy, and more.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

BuzzFeed Life“We’re the lifestyle and service wing of BuzzFeed, which means we’re interested in helping you live a better, more fun/beautiful/healthy/productive/interesting life. And we cover lots of topics.” including Style, Food, DIY, Parenting, Travel and Health.  ($)

The Change Blog – Stories about personal change. “Practical actions and inspiration to change your life.”  Sections include addictions, anxiety, challenges, clarity, confidence, creativity, depression, fear, goals, gratitude, habits, happiness, healing, health, life lessons, meaning & purpose, mindset, motivation, personal finances, personal growth, positivity, relationships, self awareness, success, travel, wisdom and work.

Cognoscenti“…features opinions, perspectives and essays from some of New England’s best and brightest thinkers. We publish commentaries on politics, culture, sports, law, medicine, innovation, religion, media, parenting and style. In selecting our pieces, we consider the particular expertise of the author, as well as the timeliness, originality and strength of argument. But above all, we look for great writing and provocative thought leadership.” ($)

  • “Re-purposed or cross-posted content is occasionally accepted but will not be compensated.”
  • SUBMIT

Crazy Good Parent“Crazy Good Parent was born out of my frustration at looking for support as a parent with a mental illness…connecting moms and dads trying to be the best parents we can be while managing our sometimes unruly minds”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submissions

DoYouYoga “DoYouYoga gives you a platform to tell the world about your yoga, fitness and health related thoughts, experiences and knowledge.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY (cannot ever be published elsewhere, even after they run it)
  • Submission Guidelines

Eat live life – “Eat Live Life’s sole purpose is to make health and wellness to every human being on the face of the planet. We are truly passionate about changing peoples lives and giving all that we can to achieve this. We aim to help people rely less on the current healthcare system and rely more on themselves by empowering them with knowledge that won’t only benefit a single individual but everyone that they come into contact with.

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Eating Well“EatingWell is the only national food magazine that focuses exclusively on eating healthfully (our motto: “Where Good Taste Meets Good Health”). We are the preeminent magazine resource for people who want to enjoy food that is delicious and good for them.” ($)

elephant journal – “We’re dedicated to sharing the good life beyond the choir, and to all those who didn’t yet know they give a care about living a good, fun life that’s good for others, and our planet. The mindful life is about yoga, organics, sustainability, conscious consumerism, enlightened education, the contemplative arts, adventure, bicycling, family…everything. But mostly it’s about this present moment, right here, right now, and how we can best be of benefit, and have a good time doing so.” ($) paid opps are for regular contributors only

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Contribute Link/Submission Guidelines

The Everygirl – “The Everygirl, LLC is the newest online resource helping shape creative, career-driven women.”

Feminine Collective – “A daily dose of inspiring essays and stories empowering women to face their fears, follow their instincts, and find their truth. The Feminine Collective is your cheerleader, your coach, your BFF, and the one place you can turn to when you need a reminder that you are not alone in your thoughts.”

Foodsense – “Food Sense is a unique resource for thoughtful, food-loving eaters and home cooks who have a palate for plant-based eating – for themselves or their loved ones; three days a week, or every day of the year.”

Getting Balance“Tips on how to find happiness and wellbeing from your friends at Project Eve.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

The Good Men Project“We are having a conversation about what it means to be a man in the 21st century—and it is  wide and varied and mundane and provocative. But for a post to be considered, it must always must be about, by, for, or focused on men. (Please note that approximately 20% of our contributors are women. That’s great—we love women’s voices. But they write about men, or sometimes about raising boys who become men.)”

Grandparents.com (from The American Grandparents Association) – “At Grandparents.com our goal is to connect and inspire today’s families. As the Trusted Resource for Grandparents, we strengthen the ties between family members, promoting well-being and giving timely information and expert advice on what really matters to you, from health and money, to travel and retirement.” 

The Green Parent“The Green Parent is the UK’s leading green lifestyle and natural parenting magazine. A truly inspiring read, TGP is like nothing else on the newsstand, with insightful intelligent journalism covering topics from babywearing and attachment parenting to home-education and alternative medicine.”  ($)

Healthy Living Magazine – “HL feeds the fundamental desire for a healthy and beautiful bod, empowering a new standard of life—intelligent, sophisticated, fashionable Healthy.($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

HealthyPlace“On HealthyPlace.com, you’ll find comprehensive, trusted mental health information PLUS our active mental health support network. Over one million people come to HeathyPlace.com every month.” ($)

Heart & Soul Ezine – “Heart and Soul is a heart centered and nurturing ezine with lifestyle, relationship, health and spirituality topics. You will also find many tools to help you take action to make positive changes in your life.”

Henpicked“Henpicked is about sharing, discussing and learning. Sharing our wisdom. Discussing new ideas. Learning from the experiences of others.”

Her View From Home“Her View From Home is a lifestyle magazine that connects your view to the rest of the world. We strive to give you a platform to share your story and embrace everyday living through daily articles about family, kids, fashion and health, recipes and faith. Our website is made up of views from women across the country who share one common theme; a passion for their view from home.”  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Hey little Rebel“Lifestyle, food & fitness blog for chicks who weren’t made from a cookie cutter.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Honest Mom (Honest Moms Speak Out)“This series on Honest Mom features essays about mental health written by Honest Mom readers. Honest Moms speak out is your chance to help other women dealing with depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges to feel less alone.” 

  • previously published (on a personal blog only) or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

The Huffington Post – Wikipedia described The Huffington Post as “...liberal American online news aggregator and blog…The site offers news, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women’s interests, and local news.

Hypnozine – ““Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy Topics, Psychology, Personal Development, Mind, Body, Yoga, Spirituality and General Healthcare. Hypnotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Reiki Masters, NLP Masters, Yoga Trainers, Life Coaches, Healthcare Professionals, Medical Doctors, Nutritionists, Trainers and other “Mind & Body” related professionals are welcome to become a writer and publish their original articles in this online magazine.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

I Am Steve Austin: Wrestling With Messy Grace“What’s your “grace is messy” story? Growing up, we called it a “testimony” but no matter what you label it, if you’ve got a story of finding faith at the intersection of real life, I’d love to share it. I’m not looking for a sermon. I’m looking for storytellers. Leave your churchy cliches at home and submit your respectfully raw story.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Imperfect Parent “A community was created for parents to talk freely and openly without big brother watching. The articles were designed to share parenting experiences and to let you know that you’re not alone with your flaws and imperfections.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Kids Safety Network“We’re looking for articles about child safety. This includes, but isn’t limited to: product recalls, personal experiences, mental or physical health conditions, or accident prevention.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Kindness Blog “Kindness Blog shares media featuring kindness in all its varied forms.  Kindness, compassion, mindfulness, forgiveness, family, love, parenting, wisdom, grief, humanity, friendship, homelessness, life-lessons, morality, gentleness, non-violence, humility, loss, meditation, tandom acts of kindness, mental health and gratitude.” 

  • Original, unpublished content receives priority reviewing.
  • Submit

Lipstick & Politics“We encourage women to speak out against atrocities and discrimination, comment on politics, but also embrace their feminine, spiritual nature – denying no part that makes a woman whole….Bloggers and Guest Bloggers should write with an awareness of the mission and vision of the blog: to share experiences of diversity, empowerment and personal growth through women’s individual and collective voices.”

  • previously published or first published/originals (“If you are republishing a post send us the revised version that fits our guidelines.”)
  • Guidelines For Bloggers

Literal Shyft“Literal Shyft is a digital magazine designed to promote conscious living in all areas of our life–relationships, parenting, work, and play.  We welcome submissions on topics related to themes of mindfulness, meditation, yoga, healthy living, communication, family, creativity, and work performance.  Although we are unable to pay for submissions at this time, we will promote all accepted submissions through our social media channels.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Love Live Health“LoveLiveHealth is the web’s fastest growing Health and Wellness Blog. Read articles about health, fitness, wellness, nutrition, yoga and more.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Mamamia“The largest independent women’s website in Australia. We are news, opinion, social commentary, political analysis, style, relationships, parenting, beauty and healthy, great videos, clever podcasts, and deeply personal stories.”  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

The Manifest-Station – “We urge you to check out the blog to get the “voice” of the site. We are happy to be have unique and varying voices and writers and posts, however, some things are a better fit than others. We don’t care if you are a published author or an 8th grader. We want personal essays that share what it means to be human.

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Medium“Everyone’s stories and ideas.”

Midlife BoulevardMidlife Boulevard is an on-line magazine focusing on the lives of women over 40. We are passionate about issues affecting women in midlife.”  Midlife Boulevard covers “…topics including life, style, writing, and the business of blogging.”

The Mighty – “We find strength, joy and beauty in disability and disease.”

The Mind Unleashed“The Mind Unleashed is a conscious news dissemination organization that seeks to inspire out-of-the-box thinking and act as a catalyst for people to discover the limitless potential that exists inside us all. Break free from the mold!”

mindbodygreen“Our mission is to revitalize the way people eat, move, and live!” 

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Miss Millennia Magazine“Are you interested in sharing content that will inspire and motivate young women who are educated and goal-oriented? Well, you should write for us! At Miss Millennia Magazine, we believe the best people to inspire women in their 20′s are other successful women in their 20′s or older!”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

ModernMom “Headed up by television host Brooke Burke-Charvet and Lisa Rosenblatt, ModernMom is a trusted resource for the “Woman Behind the Mom,” with practical tips, advice, videos and information on parenting, pregnancy, family, career, health, beauty, cooking, crafts and more.”

  • Interested contributors can send an email to Jenn Moore including a sample post and topic ideas

Mommyish“Mommyish is a website for moms who aren’t perfect, and don’t aspire to be. We highlight the imperfections and realities of parenthood, along with the funny things that happen in between.”  ($)

The Moose Is Loose – “a blog about health, fitness, and how to live a functionally fit life”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

My Invisible Life“We strive to bring readers a broad, enriching and valuable range of personal stories about invisible illness/disability from around the world. These will be stories that are inspirational, heartfelt, motivational and authentic.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT
  • **Donations from income generated by the site will be made monthly to the charity voted most popular in terms of engagement levels of the site. Storytellers will also have the opportunity to promote a chosen charity directly by linking to them at the bottom of their stories.**

Next Avenue“Next Avenue is public media’s first and only national service for America’s booming 50+ population. Our mission is to meet the needs and unleash the potential of older Americans through the power of media. We do this by providing news, information and advice to help our audience navigate their lives and inviting them to join in an ongoing conversation about the issues and transitions we all face.” ($)

OC87 Recovery Diaries“OC87 Recovery Diaries is an interactive website that features stories of mental health, empowerment and change, created by and for those whose journeys of recovery speak to audiences from all walks of life. This project hopes to touch as many lives as possible and bring light to the lived experiences of recovery from mental illness: what matters, what helps, what’s hard, what might be next?”  ($)

On Being Blog – “On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We explore these questions in their richness and complexity in 21st-century lives and endeavors.”

  • “your submission should be an original piece of work to which you own the rights — especially photos, unless they are under the Creative Commons license — although, on occasion, we have reprinted a contribution that was posted in another publication.”
  • Get Published

OnEarth“…narrative features, groundbreaking news stories, and thoughtful opinion pieces about important environmental issues….We’re interested in stories and essays that are compelling and distinctive, with a fresh angle or surprising perspective that readers won’t see elsewhere. Our publication covers the full range of the contemporary environmental landscape, including science, public health, technology, culture, business, food, and politics.”  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Opt-Out Revolutionary – “Opt-Out Revolutionary is a community of writers, parents, and experts that aims to bring more joy into the lives of parents and families by offering ideas, inspiration, and tips about how to live a more balanced life. We publish posts related to careers, parenting, health & well-being, relationships, the environment, and just generally having fun.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Our Family World“Online Stop For Family Needs: Fertility & Pregnancy news, Child Wellness (Bullying & Childhood obesity), Healthy Recipes, Money tips, Travel”

Pick The Brain“PickTheBrain.com is a website dedicated to self improvement with a focus on personal productivity, motivation, and self education.”

Plum Deluxe – “Plum Deluxe is the website that helps you create moments that matter. We believe that the key to living a life you love is all about making time every day for great moments. From a mindful minute with yourself to special occasions shared with friends and family, Plum Deluxe has fresh ideas for living the good life.($)

Power of Moms – “A Gathering Place For Deliberate Mothers…Our focus is not on how to decorate, cook, potty-train, clean, etc., but to strengthen the woman inside the mother and inspire her to excellence.”.  Categories include a rotating seasonal category around Peace/Purpose/Order/Joy, Humore in Motherhood, Advice for Specific Ages and Stages, Timely Topics, Holiday/Seasonal Advice, How-To and Spiritual Sundays.  

Preemie Babies 101 – The official blog of Hand to Hold, a nonprofit that provides support and services for NICU families. Writers don’t have to be preemie parents, just anyone who has had experience with the NICU. Personal essays do best on this site, as opposed to informational content.  Readers are looking to connect and find someone who shares their experiences.

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Ravishly“Welcome to Ravishly, where we celebrate the mess of being human. A community for sharing what makes us tick, what ticks us off, plus pictures of our dogs (or cats – inclusivity is important). We laugh. We cry. We do it all together.” ($)

Scary Mommy – “A parenting community for imperfect parents.”

Scratch Mommy – “An e-magazine about life…from scratch! Our contributors write about DIYs, real food, parenting, & homesteading.”

Scribbles & Crumbs“A community on a mission to unite all who have known suffering, joining hands together, finding our way to the light, and coming alive.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

SheMeets“SheMeets, simplifies business by transforming it into content that women can read, discuss, and connect with on their personal journey.  More in tune to a Lifestyle blog, we discuss business, family, parenting, mental health, and fitness, everything that as women we may have to juggle as we build our Brands!”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submit

Single Mom Nation“…posts, interviews, videos, products, advice, comments and insights here that are intended to ignite conversation, shine a light on our diverse parenting experiences and help you be an even more amazing single mother.”

Some Talk of You & Me“The space is dedicated to empowering people with the resources to change their health, future, and lives through connecting in discussion of contemporary issues, creative endeavors, health, and mindful living.” 

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Stigma Fighters – “Real people living with mental illness sharing their stories.  Stigma Fighters is a movement I started to reduce the stereotypes and labels associated with people who have mental illness.”

Still Standing Magazine“An online magazine with contributors from around the world to inspire healing after the loss of a child, and those facing infertility.”

  • Submissions should not published within the past 6 months anywhere online
  • SUBMIT

Sweatpants & Coffee“Sweatpants & Coffee is an online magazine…featuring inspirational, uplifting, entertaining content with a focus on comfort, personal growth, and mental, emotional, and physical well being.

thirdAGE“…a premier health and wellness site targeted to women 45 and older—an affluent, growing segment of society who are more empowered than any previous generation.” ($)

Touched Magazine – “We are an online magazine showcasing home decor articles and life inspirations. Our online experience offers a space for home design ideas and inspiration for EVERY part of life.

Tuned In Parents – “TiP is a space for real parents tuned in to the hysterical, irrational, and inspirational daily dilemmas and delights of parenting. We would love to feature your parenting tips and tricks, awesome stories, educational games and dittos, funny photos, and all things positively parenting!

Unspoken Grief “This site is for anyone touched by perinatal grief — you can be the mom of baby no longer here, a father, brother, sister, aunt, grandmother/father, friend — anyone — we want you to raise your voice.”

Untrained Housewife“To help in the renaissance of intentional and self-sufficient living by allowing a community of reskilling in the lost arts!…Backyard Farming, Lost Arts DIYs, Cooking & Eating Garden Fresh Foods, and Promoting Intentional and Self-Sufficient Living” ($)

VerilyVerily is a fashion and lifestyle site that celebrates the best of who you are. We feature fashion that is worthy of the woman, relationship articles that go beyond sex tips, and strong cultural and lifestyle journalism. Verily is the modern woman’s go-to guide on how to lead a fulfilling, integrated life.

Verywell – Child Care – (previously About.com – Child Care) Section Expert Jill Ceder is open to guest posts about child care. Columns are informational and instructional rather than personal. ($)

VillageQ “VillageQ is a community website welcoming members and allies of the LGBTQ community as we celebrate, support, and explore our collective queer family experiences.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • Submit A Post (use this form to pitch an idea, then an editor will be in touch to discuss if interested)

voiceBoks – “voiceBoks is an informational site for all things parenthood.” and covers categories of: Parenthood, Kids, Education, Family, Home (DIY, Crafts etc.), Wellness (fitness, pregnancy etc.), Food, Holidays, Books, Reviews/Giveaways/Coupons.

Well Family – From the New York Times, with “expanded coverage of parenting, childhood health and relationships to help every family live well.’ The team from the former NYT Motherlode moved to Well in 2016. ($)

What The Flicka? – “A haven for moms, sisters, women or just about anyone who could use a little pick me up, a little help, or a little company on the road trip of life.”  Topics include: “…life, children, family, cooking, beauty, fashion, books, the latest thing we are obsessed with, and of course, urban mom survival tips.

Whole Life Times“Holistic Health / Green Living / New Spirituality…WLT’s focus is local—issues, events and people in Southern California—so for subjects with broader application,  it’s important to include a local angle and/or sources.” ($)

Wingman Magazine“W Wingman Magazine offers unique and uncommon dating, personal growth, self-help, and health advice – targeted at a Generation Y audience.”

Womanly Woman“WomanlyWoman.com is an online magazine (“blogazine”) for the ladies covering topics such as entertainment, health, beauty, and shopping savings. We also cover topics close to our hearts that personally define us and who we are as women.”

Women Enough“WE Believe a Woman’s Worth Goes Far Beyond Her Beauty & exist to empower women in realizing their personal & professional greatness.”  Looking for personal stories of transformation as well as “topics important to women including body image, identity, relationships, sex, health, lifestyle and work.”

  • We only accept original articles that are not published in their entirety on other online media platforms. If you plan to use material you have published elsewhere please give it a new title and intro.
  • Share Your Story

Women’s Voices for Change – “Focused on women over 40, Women’s Voices for Change explores the realities of contemporary women who are vital, visible, and active, who seek an accurate reflection of themselves. Information provided on our website and in our programs addresses relevant issues about medical, emotional and sexual health, relationships, economics, fashion, fitness, and the arts.  Our aim is to create a powerful community of women in their prime.  ($)

  • “Previously unpublished non-fiction work is preferred, though we will make exceptions for published articles that are a particularly good fit. We accept previously published and unpublished poetry when rights are included.”
  • Writer’s Guidelines

Working Mother “Working Mother is a national magazine committed to helping moms balance their personal and professional lives. A dedicated champion of culture change, Working Mother is the largest multimedia company in the country focused on diversity and the advancement of women.” ($)

Write For Healing“Write for Healing is a place for those seeking guidance, nurturing, and assistance in leading a healthier, more authentic life by using the written word.” 

Yoga Journal “Yoga Journal covers the practice and philosophy of yoga.”  ($)

You&Me – America’s Medical Magazine – “…seeks non-fiction articles, preferably from a first-person perspective, about the human aspects of dealing with all medical issues, from the life threatening to the chronic to the so-called “trivial.” We do not want all happy endings or all sad endings.”  ($)

  • “We buy articles that have not been printed and also do buy reprints, if the author has reprint rights.”
  • SUBMIT

YouQueen – “The women’s lifestyle magazine to make you shine and smile. Awesome Beauty, Fashion, Dating Tips to help you live like a queen.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Your Teen Magazine For Parents“Your Teen for Parents is a publication for parents of teenagers–from middle school, high school and the first year or two of college–and for professionals working with teenagers. Our mission is to be a trusted source for readers seeking information about this cohort.”  ($)

Zest Now – “Information and encouragement for women to live their best lives after 50”

Our directory is always growing, and we we add new sites each week. Are we missing a great site that accepts writing submissions in the category of Health and Wellness? Email us and let us know!

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