Beauty Essentials Every Anxious Girl Needs

Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links, meaning I may receive payment for any items you purchase through my blog. All opinions are still my own. Does putting makeup on make you anxious? Whether it's the number of products lining the shelves at Sephora or the pressure to perfect a smudge-free cat eye, wearing makeup…

Four Steps to Becoming Mentally Strong

Have you ever seen the TED talk on Becoming Mentally Strong? That talk got me thinking about how mentally strong I've become over the past four years of battling my anxiety and depression. If you suffer from mental illness, you're already mentally strong to me. Fighting your demons takes guts. Too many people go without…

The Sick Girl’s Guide to Hacking Your Health Insurance

At the end of 2019, millions of Americans renewed their insurance or chose new health insurance plans as the New Year began. Over the past two years, I've learned more than I ever wanted to know about using my health insurance benefits. However, I've also learned how to hack my health insurance to get the…

Estrogen Balance and Endometriosis

Disclaimer: I am not a health professional. My advice is based solely on my experiences as a patient. Please consult your doctor before making any changes to your health regimen! Happy Valentine's Day! What better day to celebrate female hormones, amirite? (Hey, don't look at me like that.) If you're a woman, you won't be…

Four Ways to Celebrate Mental Health This Valentine’s Day

Happy almost Valentine's Day! This is one of my favorite holidays -- but it's not a happy day for everyone. In fact, 1 in 3 people aren't satisfied with their love life, making a holiday that celebrates love pretty painful. I may be part of the lucky few, but that doesn't mean I don't get…

Knowing Yourself Deeply (+ Free Printable Journal Prompts)

In honor of Valentine's Day, I've been writing a lot about self-love here on Lovely & Lazy. I firmly believe that the first step to loving yourself is knowing yourself deeply. But how do you do that? So often, we're blind to ourselves -- our faults, yes, but most of all, our talents. We refuse…

Conquering Financial Anxiety (feat. Ellevest!)

Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links, meaning I may receive payment for any items you purchase through my blog. Affiliate links like these help keep Lovely & Lazy alive! In 2019, I had the pleasure of working with a client who's a financial therapist. She uses psychology to help bread-winning women say f**k it…