Karissa Ercoli

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What is transformational consciousness?

I have worked as a business psychologist for nearly 20 years. This has involved listening on a daily basis to the trials, tribulations, wishes and …

How To 'Fake It Till You Make It' Back To A GOOD Marriage

Marriage is hard. Being a good partner in marriage is harder than being a good parent or excelling on the job. Both of those things take work, perseverance and patience. But marriage is just ... well, different.<p>Like most marriages, mine has had its share of ups and downs. Mostly ups but I'd be …

The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it's incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

The Trailer For Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition Aims Right At Your Childhood

<b>WHAT:</b> The amazingly retro trailer for Nintendo’s amazingly retro NES Classic Edition, which was announced to great fanfare last week.<p><b>WHO:</b> Nintendo, Mario and Luigi, the guy who said “Now you’re playing with power” in Nintendo ads from the ’80s.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> We’ve seen all-in-one remakes of classic …

Retrogaming

Google talks up its self-driving cars’ cyclist-detection algorithms

Today might be conspicuous in the annals of autonomous vehicles for a more serious reason, but another month is over and Google has issued its self-driving car report for June. In it are some interesting details about the system’s ability to detect and avoid cyclists.<p>“Cyclists are fast and agile — …

Autonomous Cars

Chrome has Google Cast built in as of version 51, will soon allow tab mirroring to Hangouts

Soon, the Google Cast extension will do nothing but add an extra button to your Chrome toolbar. Beginning with Chrome 51, Google Cast is built directly into the desktop browser and Chrome OS. And in addition to no longer requiring a separate extension for casting, Google is also adding the ability …

Microsoft is giving students a free Xbox One with Surface Pro 4 purchases

Microsoft is tempting students to buy a Surface Pro 4 this week with a new promotion running at its retail stores in the US. The software maker is taking $300 off when students buy a Surface Pro 4 and Xbox One. "So basically a free Xbox One with the purchase of a Surface Pro 4," says Terry Myerson, …

Surface Pro

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you've made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When You’re Anxious

How to locate the “off” switch to your jitters.<p>The human brain is good at creating anxiety. The good news is that it's possible to undo your anxiety …

Self-improvement

7 Sex Moves Your Partner Won't Like

Now, let's not get too doomsday here: There's no be-all, end-all guide that can definitively say what all human beings enjoy between the sheets. After all, don't yuck someone else's yum.<p>But there is a lot more to bedroom decorum than sex positions and sexy lingerie (though there are definitely some …

Getting off offline: when porn gets in the way of a real-world relationship

Gregor Schmidinger was eight when he viewed his first porn magazine, found in a rubbish bin in his hometown in Austria. Aged 11, he had access to the internet at home, which he used to explore his burgeoning attraction to men. As the years progressed, he spent more time masturbating to increasingly …

Online

THE BEADY EYE SAYS: FACEBOOK IS DESTROYING RELATIONSHIPS.

( A three to four-minute read)<p>I suppose before I write this post I need to declare I am a Facebook user. One of every 13 people on Earth is a …

Social Media

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

Public Speaking

8 Apps to Simplify Your Life

If you love your job, but find it hard to strike a reasonable mix between work and your personal life, you’re not alone. It’s one of the main battles …

Recruitment

Google's secret keyboard feature lets you easily move the cursor

Finally, an easy way to control the cursor on iPhone or Android.<p>We've all experienced a situation where you're typing a message or email on your phone, notice a typo and need to fix it.<p>The process usually involves tapping on the screen in an attempt to place the cursor where you want it, but …

UX Design

‘Minecraft’-inspired RPG ‘Dragon Quest Builders’ hits US shores in October

Publisher Square Enix announced that its <i>Minecraft</i>-inspired sandbox construction game <i>Dragon Quest Builders</i> is headed to the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita …

Dragon Quest Builders

Say Yes to These 15 Non-Traditional Proposal Ring Boxes

Looking to take your proposal up a notch? A creative ring box that speaks to you as a couple is such a sweet and sentimental way to make the moment true to you. Take a cue from these unique proposal boxes and you’ll have a keepsake to commemorate the day for years to come. You can even use these …

Engagement Rings

The Legend of Zelda Is Now a Chess Set

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i> is widely considered one of the best games for the N64, and its iconic characters are now making their way from …

Soundtracks

Every GameSpot Game of the Year - GameSpot

In honor of GameSpot's latest Game of the Year announcement, we've compiled every game that won our Game of the Year award over the years. Take a trip down memory lane with us as we recount some of the best games we've highlighted since our site's formation, which includes big names like From The …

Red Dead Redemption

The Legend of Zelda Wii U to have two demos at E3 2016

While i'm bummed out that Nintendo's E3 is almost nothing this year, it's nice to see that Zelda is getting an expansive demo.<p>Hmm, I wonder if there …

Nintendo Wii
Retrogaming

A New Mental Healthcare Law Would Help My Suicidal Partner

A new bill could make access to help a lot more effective in the US.<p>Image by Nick Scott<p>​<p>One Friday morning last fall, I texted my partner to ask when he was heading my way. We live five hours apart, and I was waiting for him to visit. Instead, he told me he'd had a bad night and was checking …

Mental Health

Will Google's naughty list really improve Android updates?

Depends on how you look at it<p>There's a new report out from Bloomberg this week detailing Google's behind-the-scenes efforts to expedite Android software updates. One of the key measures it notes is a ranking by Google of partner manufacturers based on how up-to-date their devices are in terms of …

naughty

Google's New Project Could Change the Future of Smartphones

Google wants make modifying your smartphone as easy as rearranging Lego blocks.<p>That’s the premise of Project Ara, a plan to make phones with parts …

Apple Store

Take a look at Samsung’s awesome rollable screen prototype [Video]

For better or for worse, few companies manage to be as crazy as Samsung. Just a few days ago we showed you their gigantic Galaxy S7 edge-like billboard hulking amid the highways that link Moscow to one of its airports. But as it turns out, there may be some even crazier screen-related tech the …

New wearable zaps you when you feel the urge to be bad

Device modifies behavior through shock aversion therapy<p>The latest thing in wearables uses a technology favored by 20th-century insane asylums to modify behavior — shock aversion therapy.<p>The Pavlok, a wristwatch named after the noted behaviorist Ivan Pavlov, delivers an electric shock ranging from …

Wearable Tech

7 helpful ways to use Google Now on Tap

Here are some practical ways to get more out out of the embedded Google search feature on your Android device.<p>Among the new features announced with the current version of Android last year was Google Now on Tap, an extension of Google Now and Google search to practically every possible screen on …

Apps

Can Silicon Valley Be Trusted with Human Lives?

On my way to the office and carrying too many things, as usual, I dropped my iPhone nearly five feet onto a hard slate floor. Thanks to tech21’s innovative impact-protective case, what could have been a minor disaster turned out to be a non-event.<p>I’ve been using cases made by the British company …

Snapchat added over 300 new stickers you can put on your snaps

Every time Snapchat starts to feel a little bit dry, the app rolls out a fun new feature to keep everyone interested. This time, Snapchat is …