Nora Battelle

Multimedia Staff Writer at Thrive Global

Nora Battelle is a writer from New York City. Her work has been published on the Awl, the Hairpin, and the LARB blog, and she's written for podcast and film. At Swarthmore College, she studied English and French literature and graduated with Highest Honors. She's fascinated by language, culture, the internet, and all the small choices that can help us thrive.
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How to Be a Great Leader, According to 7 Political and Business Greats

by Nora Battelle
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What We Can Learn From 8 YouTube Stars Who Burned Out From Constant Connectivity

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Hospitals Aren’t Set Up For Good Sleep, and It’s Hindering Your Recovery

by Nora Battelle
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9 Books that Helped Us Thrive In 2018

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Prince William Says Social Media Makes Us Feel Lonely. Here’s What We Can Do About It.

by Rebecca Muller, Nora Battelle
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This Mental Shift Can Improve Your Productivity, Especially On Boring Tasks

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Michelle Obama’s New Memoir, “Becoming,” Overflows With Wisdom About Relationships, Failure, and Living With Optimism

by Nora Battelle
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Poor Sleep Is Even Worse for People with Chronic Stress, According To New Research

by Nora Battelle
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How Music Can Affect Your Mood, According to Psychological Research

by Nora Battelle
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These Messages from California Fire Evacuees Are Tragic But Inspiring

by Nora Battelle
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What We Can Learn About a Successful In-Law Relationship from Meghan Markle and Prince Charles

by Nora Battelle
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Michelle Obama’s Secret Struggles Have a Lot to Teach Us About Happiness

by Nora Battelle
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Zayn Malik Opens Up About Losing Friendships Due to Stress

by Nora Battelle
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Emma Thompson and Princess Mary’s Latest Fashion Choices Have Major Implications

by Nora Battelle
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Emmanuel Macron Is Reportedly Burning Out. Here’s Why That Matters.

by Nora Battelle
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Young Hollywood Speaks Out On Managing Social Media Use

by Nora Battelle
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Alexis Ohanian Has Some Wise Advice About Mistakes, and Science Backs Him Up

by Nora Battelle
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What Princess Leonor and Meghan Markle Can Teach Us About Stress-Free Public Speaking

by Nora Battelle
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What We Can Learn From This Japanese Princess’s Choice

by Nora Battelle
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Planning on Watching Scary Movies? Here’s What To Know About Nightmares

by Nora Battelle
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What We Can Learn From Prince Harry About Dealing With Childhood Grief

by Nora Battelle
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Bobbi Brown’s New Podcast Shows Us What Success Really Looks Like

by Nora Battelle
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Prince Harry Wears a Special Sleep Ring. Should You?

by Nora Battelle
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One Anonymous Doctor Exposes the Reality of Physician Burnout

by Nora Battelle

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