John Sidor

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Want the Secret to Happiness? Never Stop Doing This

Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently<p>Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently. We are constantly bombarded with messages that tell us …

Happiness

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people. I have a vivid memory of myself at 8 or 9, staying up far past my bedtime to read Katherine Paterson's "Bridge to Terabithia" by …

Psychology

As a mental health nurse, people don't realise I'm more soldier than nurse

When I tell people I am a nurse working on an acute psychiatric ward they often say, “That must be hard”. They imagine something quite different from reality. They see me by the bedside of a crying woman, gently squeezing her hand as she tells me how sad she feels. They do not realise that our …

Mental Health

Black Lives Matter: The Racist Reflexes of Police Officers Who Draw Their Guns

Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were shot to death by police officers this week. Both were calm. Both were compliant. Both were African American. …

Psychology

Car Tech 101: Understanding rear-wheel steering

Is four-wheel steering finally ready for your next car? Brian Cooley explains the benefits.

Car Tech

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They’re Not In Our Heads

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

Surveying New Landscapes

What does it mean to photograph the landscape in a post-New Topographics, post-iPhone age? “Lost in Space,” a group show on view until June 29 at …