Elizabeth Laura Nelson

Elizabeth Laura Nelson

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 Articles

Clutter is a distraction, causing you to lose focus and get sidetracked, and it also signals your brain to feel that your work is never done.

How Your Clutter Is Making You Sick

Clutter is a distraction, causing you to lose focus and get sidetracked, and it also signals your brain to feel that your work is never done.

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I do know that nothing is working out the way I dreamed it would when I was a kid. And I also know that at this exact moment in time, I’ve never been happier.

Nothing In My Life Is Turning Out How I Planned, And I’ve Never Been Happier

Sometimes you have to let go of your dreams. As the years go by, you come to the realization that who you are now is pretty much who you’ll be forever.

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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!

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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?

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What To Do When Your Partner Has A Low Libido

A low libido doesn’t have to be a clinically diagnosable condition in order for it to be a problem.

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Is it hard for you to accept help when you need it?

Why It’s So Hard For Us To Accept Help From Others

Is it hard for you to accept help when you need it?

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Although research is clear we should not come to work sick, there’s still a stigma associated with admitting you’re too ill to go to work.

How Much The Pressure To Come To Work Sick Is Costing Us

Although research is clear we should not come to work sick, there’s still a stigma associated with admitting you’re too ill to go to work.

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We’re still the same people we always were. Image: Thinkstock.

6 Things All Parents Want Their Childfree Friends To Understand

Yes, a lot of parents are assholes. But you know what? A lot of people are assholes; some of them happen to have kids, some don’t. I can’t speak for all parents, and I wouldn’t want to try. But speaking as one particular person with kids, here’s what I wish my childfree friends would understand…

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Let your kids screw up. To my mind, the goal of raising kids is to make them into self-sufficient adults who are kind, smart, and capable of taking care of themselves.

Dear Parents, Go Ahead And Let Your Kids Screw Up Their Lives

“Parenting” has become a competitive sport. But it’s kids who are losing. Let your kids screw up.

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Being a mother is complicated.

If You Say You’ve Never Regretted Having Kids, You’re Lying

No regrets about having kids? Maybe it’s time we all came clean.

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