How An Old School Alarm Clock Completely Changed My Life

I know what you’re thinking… An alarm clock? Really, Elizabeth? It sounds crazy, but I’m telling you – this tiny little gadget has improved my morning (and therefore, my entire day) in more ways than I can even comprehend. But first, a little back story… I used to hate the mornings. Hate them. Not in…

Raw, Divine Femininity

“Joel, can you do me a weird favor and take my picture?”Β  “All of you? Even your underwear?” “Yup.” “Do you want me to crop anything out?”Β  “Nope.” As I was laying on our couch – leggings piled on the floor next to me, a hot water bottle balancing on my belly and wearing the…

Holistic Remedies for Tummy Trouble

Well, seeing as I’m writing this while battling a gnarly case of food poisoning or a stomach bug… I know I know, my first blog post coming back from a short hiatus is probably supposed to be chock full of inspiration and peaceful yogi vibes. I’m probably supposed to leave you all with sage wisdom…

Holistic Allergy Relief

I’ve been posting about this a LOT on my Instagram recently and dayuuum do y’all have follow-up questions! So, without further adieu, here are my favorite tried-and-true holistic allergy remedies… Local Honey The BEST and I mean the absolute best preventative remedy I’ve found over the years is local honey. Seriously. Just one teaspoon a…

How My New Puppy Helped Me Finally Get Help for My OCD

This morning, I sat in bed watching the snow fall outside my window with our puppy for nearly an hour. As the flurries danced across the rooftops and water towers of our Upper West Side neighborhood, I had a calming realization… This is it. This, it turns out, is what it means to be here…

Mercury is in Retrograde Again…Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Fuck, man. I’m no astrologer, but 2018 has been an absolute doozy when it comes to retrogrades. Venus was just in retrograde earlier this month and, you guessed it, good ol’ Mercury is back at it again. I’ve already given you the low-down about surviving Mercury in retrograde, but the stakes are a hell of…

How To Prevent Daylight Savings From Ruining Your Life

For a very (and I meanΒ very) brief moment, I was ecstatic about falling back an hour for daylight savings. We had just invited our new puppy into the family and the idea of getting an extra hour of sleep seemed almost too luxurious. As I basked in the nearly 7 hours I got thanks to…

I Was a Zen Yogi…Until I Got a Puppy

I used to be such a calm, contemplative person. Well, at least ever since I left the law. I would meditate every day, sometimes in the morning and before bed. I used to eat well and go to yoga classes. I calmly recited my favorite passages from the Yamas and frequently ran my words through…

My Favorite Holistic Winter Bug Remedies

Well, it’s officially that time of the year. No, I’m not talking about Halloween (although that awesomeness is also only a few days away!)…nope, I’m talking about the dreaded winter bug season. Maybe it’s because I’m more of a warm weather, summertime gal or because my sweater collection isn’t nearly as cute as my closet…