Lysset Rousseau

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I was judged for having sex after my husband died, but I think he would have understood

I reimagine the last moments I had with my husband, Jacob, often. The feel of his freshly washed hair slipping between my fingers. The smirk on his face as he sat next to me on the floor of our bathroom while I soaked in the tub, handing me a lit joint and fumbling. He dropped it on my chest and we …

Relationships

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

If your New Year ambition is to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you can't really face getting out in the cold, then we may have just the solution.<p>Combining the ease of a workout DVD with absolutely zero cost (all you need is an internet connection!), the video …

The Ketogenic Diet Might Burn 10 Times More Fat Than The Standard American Diet

Many people who follow the ketogenic diet (a.k.a. keto) are obsessed with its ability to help you lose weight quickly—and keep it off. Now, new …

Why You Should Not Set Goals For 2018, And Do This Instead

Here is why you will most likely miss your goals for the new years, and what you should do to meet them.<p>As 2017 ends, you start setting your goals for 2018. Your goals are typically set as outcomes, such as "lose 50 pounds," "make $100,000 in paid speeches," "save $25,000," and the like. And it …

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important

The most important type of intelligence, Robert J. Sternberg says, has to do with setting and accomplishing your goals.<p>It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human …

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire</i>, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city.<p>The marks of imperial decadence appeared not only in grotesque displays of public opulence and waste, but also in the collapse …

I-DEAS

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Self-improvement

How To Quit the Toxic Behavior of Saying but Not Doing

Saying and doing are two totally different things, don't fool yourself.<p>You've made a big decision, whether it's to attend law school, run a marathon, finally start your own business or to buy a house, and you're proud of yourself. In your mind, you've already passed the bar exam, crossed the finish …

The 2 Truths That Reveal Why We Don't Accomplish Our Goals (And Ultimately Accept Failure)

Failure is more of a choice than we think.<p>Growing up, failure wasn't allowed in my household.<p>I remember being twelve years old, barely a step into middle school, when I caught the flu the morning of a jump rope fundraiser. My father walked into my bedroom, saw me still under the covers and said, …

3 Ways to Have a Happy Retirement, According to People Who've Already Retired

How to tilt the odds in your favor.<p>“Happiness,” it’s been said, “is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will evade you.” In other …

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

10 Little Things That Mean So Much to Women

Grand gestures and gifts aren't unwelcome — who doesn't like to be spoiled every now and then? But it's not the material objects that truly prove to …

August 11, 2018 by Jessica Harrington

They're super flattering!<p>August 10, 2018 by Leah Carton<p>Nothing over $15.<p>August 10, 2018 by SHEfinds Editors<p>*Adds to cart*<p>August 10, 2018 by Jeanine …

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

How to make your life better by sending five simple emails

How to make your life better? All you need is email.<p>I’ve covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with …

How to Reignite the Passion in Your Relationship, According to a Psychologist

No matter how strong your relationship is, every couple experiences ups and downs, especially when it comes to keeping the spark alive in the …

How to Set Up Your 401(k) to Make You Tons of Money

The more money your retirement savings earn for you, the less you'll need to contribute to hit your goals.<p>Whether you're just opening your first …

Retirement

11 things organized and productive people do every day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our …

Farmers urged to bury their underpants to improve quality of their beef

Burying a pair of underpants in a field may not seem the obvious starting point for the perfect roast, but farmers are being urged to dig deep for tastier meat.<p>The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) claim interring a pair of cotton smalls in a …

Farming

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

Oprah's Brilliant Career Advice for 20-Somethings Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

It's not, "What should I do with my life?"<p>If there's anyone in the world qualified to talk about the path to massive success, it's Oprah Winfrey.<p>A self-made billionaire, Oprah is not only one of the wealthiest women in the world but also obviously committed to contributing to humanity.<p>Her talk show …

Emotional Intelligence

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

The Best Feng Shui Plants to Bring the Good Vibes Home

We already know that some plants have the ability to clean the air (literally). Self-purifying plants can filter the air of harmful chemicals, …

Home Decorating

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day

These science-backed techniques will drastically improve your ability to get more done.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage …

This supplement could help you hack your asthma

Wouldn’t it be nice to ditch the inhaler and be done with asthma for good? That time hasn’t <i>quite</i> arrived<i>,</i> but according to a new study, vitamin D can …

Wellness

Science says you should exercise *this* much to prevent depression

There are wide-ranging treatments for depression—including meditation and medication—but, according to science, your weekly sweat sesh might be able …

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Think This 1 Teaching Method Will Shake Up Education. Here's Why You Should Care

Personalized learning is the way forward in education and therefore our economy. Here's why.<p>We currently don't have the silver bullet to education. We're not quite sure what works and what doesn't. Maybe it's because we all learn differently. But whatever the reason, "personalized learning" is on …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

The One Supplement a Neuroscientist Wants You to Take

There's no shortage of supplements that are marketed as crucial to your health and well-being, but knowing how to discern between them takes serious …