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…

Switching to Natural Beauty Products

Let's talk about beauty products: you think about the food you put into your body, the thoughts you put into your brain.... but how often do you pause to consider the impact of the products you put onto your skin? The same rules apply when it comes to climate change. We recycle our papers and…

Your Mood Through the Seasons

Autumn is my favorite season -- but as the summer sunshine fades away into a cool breeze; the pink roses wilting and giving way to fall leaves, I nonetheless find myself dreading the change every year. Why, you ask? Because the weather negatively impacts how I experience symptoms of depression. And the change in seasons…

Book Review: Body Positive Power by Megan Jayne Crabbe

Body positivity: it's powerful. For Megan Jayne Crabbe -- a.k.a. @bodyposipanda -- it literally saved her life. Megan embarked on her first diet in elementary school, only to develop severe anorexia nervosa that threatened to take her life. Flash forward years later, and Megan discovered the body positivity movement on Instagram. Using body positivity to…