Elise Moreau

Elise Moreau

Lifestyle & trends writer

I'm the web trends expert for About.com. I also write about personal development, health & wellness, green living, and lots of other relevant lifestyle topics! Email me: hello@elisemoreau.com

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10 Essential Apps for College-bound Students

If you're a student heading back to college this school year, or if you're a freshman heading there for the first time, you're going to want a few useful apps installed on your mobile device to help you get a good handle on all the adventures that come with living through college life -- especially if you're living on campus in a dorm or close by in student housing.

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5 Simple Things You Can Do to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed

You’ve probably got a lot of things on your mental to-do list, and maybe no time at all to take a minute so you can write it all down. When everything starts piling up, it’s not all that uncommon to feel like your mind is slowly being crushed by all your responsibilities and expectations.

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7 Ways to Relieve Digital Eye Strain (Without Throwing Your Computer Off a Bridge)

After spending long periods of time staring at screens for the better part of the day, do you ever feel it in your eyes? It’s not just you – digital eye strain is a real condition, and it’s only getting worse now that more people are spending increasing amounts of time working from computers, staring down at smartphones, watching so much TV, and playing lots of video games.

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7 At-Home Workouts That Build Strength With Common Household Items

If you’re the proud owner of a gym membership, you pretty much have no excuse to get your strength workout in. After all, you’re paying to use the facility’s equipment and machinery.

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5 Signs Your Exercise Addiction Might Make You Obsess Over Fitness Trackers and Nutrition Apps

From Fitbits and Jawbone UPs, to MyFitnessPal and MapMyRun, it’s clear that nutrition- and fitness-related tech is all the rage right now, but is it possible that you are developing an exercise addiction to these tools?

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25 of the Funniest & Weirdest Things Caught on Google Street View

Have you ever spotted a Google Street View car in your area? Google updates its Street View imagery every few years or so in most urban areas, so depending on where you live, you might have a pretty good chance of seeing one of Google's unmistakable Street View cars take a drive down your street with its branded exterior and wacky looking camera perched on top of its roof.

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5 Truths About the Art of Being Confident

Shameful self-doubt, a crippling fear of failure, and an overall lack of confidence in one’s ability contribute to society is pretty much the most dangerous combination of attributes a person can have if they want to live a happy and fulfilling life.

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10 Websites That Let You Download Free Photos to Use for Anything

Finding photos online is easy -- just look at any social networking site or app and you'll see an endless stream of new photos updating every second right before your eyes. Finding photos that you're allowed to use on your own website or blog or social profiles, on the other hand, is a different story.

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10 Big YouTubers Who've Written Books

Becoming one of YouTube's most influential users is a lot like reaching major Hollywood celeb status.

These individuals entertain millions of people every day, snag huge endorsement deals from big companies, sell tons of their own branded merchandise and get to fly out to all sorts of different countries across the world to participate in special events.

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What's the Best Time of Day to Post on Instagram?

Is there really a best time of the day to post on Instagram so your photos and videos get more views, likes and comments? Figuring this out can be a little bit tricky.

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What Happens to Your Online Accounts When You Die?

As more people continue to jump on the latest social networking site or app to share their lives and interests with friends, dealing with the grim task of figuring out what to do with all the online accounts and social profiles of a deceased loved one is becoming more of a common situation that families are needing to face these days.

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10 Unbelievable Things Grumpy Cat Has Achieved

The cat with the permanently grumpy face who went instantly viral in 2012 after a photo was posted on Reddit has officially accomplished a whole list of things that most humans only dream about ever achieving.

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The Truth About Being More Productive

Productivity is one of my favourite topics to read and write about, because everyone can admit to wanting more free time and less hassle in their lives.

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How Your Subconscious Mind Drowns You

So, I spend a lot of time reading about how it’s so great that humans have the ability to consciously direct their minds to think what they want to think, and consciously choose to do what they want to do.

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10 of the Weirdest Kickstarter Campaigns That Were Successfully Funded

Kickstarter is the trendy go-to crowdfunding platform for sending creative project ideas into production. If you've browsed through some of the project pages before, you've probably seen some great ideas, some not-so-great ideas and maybe even some ideas that sound completely insane.