De Elizabeth

De is a writer/editor specializing in mental health, motherhood, lifestyle, and pop culture. She's obsessed with all things '90s and '00s nostalgia (and even has a newsletter named after the best sound on AIM).
6 Parents and Caretakers Share How They Squeeze Rest Into Busy Days
"Rest is an active thing."
Jun 27, 2022
How I Knew I Was Ready To Commission a Custom Piece of Furniture
Creative consultant Nicolette Mason breaks down her dream-worthy bed.
Nov 22, 2021
32 Retro and Throwback Gifts, From Inflatable Chairs to a Pet Rock
Grab your favorite after-school snack, settle into your inflatable chair, and get ready to add these perfectly nostalgic items to your shopping list this year.
Nov 1, 2021
Why You Should Make Plans with Your Home
Just because you can venture out in this post-lockdown era doesn’t mean that quiet time at home isn’t still important; in fact, it might be more essential than ever.
Jul 26, 2021
15 People on the Most Useful Under-$20 Item They Bought This Year
From coffee makers to sink strainers with a surprising utility.
Jul 21, 2021
After a Year+ of Disrupted Community, Pride Is as Important as Ever
"I’ve realized how much confidence community gives me. Sometimes being yourself isn’t always something you can do alone."
Jun 7, 2021
5 Mistakes You're Making While Napping (Yes, Really) — and How to Fix Them
Welcome to Restival Season, Apartment Therapy’s series about slowing down, sleeping more, and relaxing however you can — no fancy wristbands needed.Do you ever find yourself wishing you could travel back to your childhood and just take all those naps you probably refused at the time? Yeah, same. But there’s some good news: Naps aren’t just for kids. In fact, they’re pretty helpful for adults as well.
May 20, 2021
Rest Is a Radical Act — And We Need It Now More Than Ever
In today’s fast-paced, “hustle”-obsessed culture, it’s easy to forget how important it is to simply let go, unwind, and relax your body and brain. In fact, it’s not just important—it can also be a radical act in the face of a society that often prioritizes the “grind” above all else.
May 17, 2021
How People Are Celebrating Passover, Ramadan, and Easter In Quarantine
Even faith leaders agree that the past year has been hard.
May 14, 2021
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Traveling Anywhere This Summer
If you're fully vaccinated, here's what to keep in mind.
Apr 9, 2021
So You’re Vaccinated — Here’s What You Can Safely Do Now
Sorry, that summer vacation is still going to have to wait.
Mar 12, 2021
9 Side Hustles that Can Help You Make a Little Extra Money from Home This Year
They all build on skills you may already have.
Jan 20, 2021
12 Bad Habits Readers Are Excited to Leave Behind This Year
Here's exactly how they're doing it.
Dec 29, 2020
We Asked 15 People What One Habit They're Taking into the New Year
Their answers are so heartwarming.
Dec 22, 2020
The New Rules of Guest Etiquette for Digital Holiday Parties
Traditional dos and don'ts get a timely upgrade.
Dec 10, 2020
How 13 People Are Staying Connected to Loved Ones This Holiday Season
We asked, readers answered.
Nov 19, 2020
This One Habit is the Key to Destressing When You Live With Other People
We asked 14 people, and most agreed on how they're coping with being home all the time.
Nov 19, 2020
Every Question You Have About Seeing Family For the Holidays This Year, Answered
A doctor weighs in on COVID-safe gatherings and traditions.
Nov 16, 2020
6 Ways to Make Holiday Gifting Easy, Affordable, and Punctual
Stress less, celebrate more.
Nov 6, 2020
I Asked A Therapist How To Stop Doomscrolling and Get Some Sleep
Refreshing social media can do more harm than good.
Nov 2, 2020
This $10 Laundry Hack Ensured I'd Never Lose Another Baby Sock Again
Seriously, where do they go?!
Oct 30, 2020
I Asked a Psychologist to Explain MASH—Turns Out It’s More Than Just a Game
Think of it as "a dress rehearsal for our future."
Oct 20, 2020
12 Alarm Clocks For Every Kind of Morning Issue—and Every Price Point
Rise and shine, your way.
Oct 16, 2020