The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) recently announced that IDEA author Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is the co-recipient of the 2011 award for Best Trade Publication Article. The ASJA is an association focused on independent nonfiction writers. “Thank you, [IDEA Fitness Journal], for letting me write articles about ideas and science that I care about; I wouldn’t have been able to write the same article for anyone else,” exclaims McGonigal. Her award-winning feature, “Mindfulness & Weight Loss,” can be found in the June 2010 issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.

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