The Cutest Apps for Self-Care

Confession time: I'm a sucker for anything kawaii. In case you haven't heard the term before, "kawaii" translates to "cute" -- but that's an over-simplification. Kawaii is not just an adjective; it's also a subset of Japanese culture that includes ultra-cute characters like Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll and Pusheen. When you put it that way, how…

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Can You Exercise in Eating Disorder Recovery?

If you follow me on Instagram (@lovelyandlazy) and watched my story the other day, you probably listened to me rant about my thoughts on exercise in eating disorder recovery. The number one question most people have about exercise in eating disorder recovery is: can I exercise in eating disorder recovery? And, the more difficult follow-up…

Girlboss Products to Help You Get Organized

Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links, meaning I may receive payment from a purchase you make through my blog. Affiliate links like these help keep Lovely & Lazy alive! For me, getting organized has never been the issue. My greatest challenge has always been STAYING organized once I get there! Thanks to a lifelong…

Six Ways to Get Over a Cold Faster

At the time of writing this, I am bundled up in bed with blankets and my favorite whale-print pajama pants from Primark, coughing my way through a cold my boyfriend brought home from work. As someone with chronic illness, you'd think I'd get used to this -- but nope! I still hate being sick as…

How to Make Your Blog More Inclusive

Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links, meaning I may receive payment from a purchase you make through my blog. Affiliate links like these help keep Lovely & Lazy alive! Inclusive (n.) -- not excluding any section of society or any party involved in something. A.k.a., the opposite of most blogs, Instagram influencers and Pinterest…

Gentle Nutrition Tips for the Anti-Dieter

While sitting in my therapist's office, I came to an important realization: I haven't stopped viewing food in black and white terms. I've simply flipped the way I see it. Back in the earliest days of my eating disorder, I saw the world in black and white: I categorized foods as 'good' and 'bad,' and…