American journalist and essayist. Cunningham studied English at the University of Virginia and has been a freelance writer since she graduated in 1977. She has written on yoga, meditation, spirituality, feminism, and healthy living for magazines such as
Glamour, Mademoiselle, Parenting, and the Washington Post Sunday Magazine, as well as for several online journals. She has also written a blog, "ChatteringMind," for the website Beliefnet.com. See also chatteringmind.com.