BIO

Elizabeth lives in Brooklyn with her two daughters, occasional mice and innumerable to-do lists. She runs a nine-minute mile, bakes a mean chocolate chip cookie, and can always be persuaded to get up and sing at a karaoke bar. Follow her on Twitter.

Elizabeth Laura Nelson's Articles

A bad friendship can actually shorten your life. Remove those toxic friends!

4 Types Of Toxic Friends You Need To Cut From Your Life

If you have these four types of friends in your life, they could literally be making you sick. Consider yourself warned and remove these toxic friends!
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   09.22.17 12am   |   SHARE
People love giving me advice but I'm begging you, these are things I never want to hear again.

8 Things I Never Want To Hear, Ever Again

As a person who writes about relationships for a living, I might be one of the people least in need of all this well-meaning advice, which usually amounts to clichés and can even veer into the... Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   09.13.17 12am   |   SHARE
Only very brave people have the courage to be vulnerable.

The Science Of Vulnerability: Why Crying In Front Of Your Partner Strengthens Your Bond

Pretending you don’t have feelings doesn’t pay off.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   08.28.17 12am   |   SHARE
Have you stopped having sex, or are you worried that you’ve fallen out of love with each other?

Your Terrible Relationship Could Actually Kill You

Is it better to be alone than to be in a miserable relationship?
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   08.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
 If we’re going to keep up our energy for worldwide protests and not become overwhelmed with exhaustion and despair, our self-care style needs to be a little more tough love than self-indulgence.

9 Ways To Take Care Of Yourself When You Feel The Whole World Is Collapsing

Real self-care: Forget pedicures and bubble baths.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   07.26.17 12am   |   SHARE
That inner critic is ruining your life. Tell that jerk to shut up.

9 Things You Tell Yourself Are Ruining Your Life

Are you drowning in negativity?
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   07.19.17 12am   |   SHARE
if I don’t identify with the moms I meet in real life, I definitely don’t identify with the parents I see portrayed in the media.

I'm A Parent And I Can't Stand Other Parents

Parents — we’re the worst.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   07.12.17 12am   |   SHARE
Here are six more ways falling in love is like doing hard drugs. Consider yourself warned…

6 Ways Falling In Love Is Exactly Like Drug Addiction

This is your brain on love. And it’s scary.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   06.28.17 12am   |   SHARE
Bottom line: we don’t always know why we’re anxious, and it’s not our fault.

Telling An Anxiety Sufferer To 'Just Calm Down' Is Both Stupid And Toxic

Can’t calm down, won’t calm down.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   06.19.17 6am   |   SHARE
Loving someone really isn’t a good enough reason to stay in a relationship you know isn’t working.

Loving Someone Isn't A Reason To Stay In A Dead End Relationship

How far should love go?
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   05.10.17 12am   |   SHARE