Nikki Bruck

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The Secret to Life

A title like that deserves better writing than my faculties permit; however, what I am about to tell you has been the secret to my success personally, financially and emotionally.<p>Everyone wants to be happy. People pay, search, and strive for happiness. There is only one way to truly be happy. It …

Happiness

Thinking, Fast and Slow

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Kahneman<p>Major <i>New York Times</i> bestseller<br>Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012<br>Selected by the <i>New York Times Book Review</i> as one of the ten best books of 2011<br>A <i>Globe and Mail</i> Best Books of the Year 2011 Title<br>One of <i>The Economist</i>'s 2011 Books of the Year<br>One of <i>The</i> …

The Defining Decade

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Jay<p>Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and …

It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken

• <b>Author:</b> Greg Behrendt & Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt<p>There’s no doubt about it—breakups suck. But in the first few hours or weeks that follow, there’s one important truth you need to recognize: Some things can’t and shouldn’t be fixed, especially that loser who dumped you or forced you to dump him. <b>It’s</b> …

Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It’s no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people’s faces, but research suggests that the drug’s positive effects go beyond just getting …

Could a blood test predict suicide risk?

Those pondering suicide may not tell anyone for reasons including isolation, shame, or fear of stigma or hospitalization. But researchers from the University of Indiana say a blood test could one day reveal such thoughts.<p>In a study published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, scientists …

Breaking Bad, Nurse Jackie, and the Complete Inversion of '60s Drug Culture

TV's self-centered, drug-obsessed antiheroes make the flower-power promise of Owsley Stanley and the clean-and-sober promise of the War on Drugs seem like cruel jokes.<p>AMC<p>In 1971, President Richard Nixon announced the federal government's "War on Drugs," calling controlled substances' widespread use …

Nursing-Home Falls a Common and Preventable Cause of Death and Serious Injury

Anyone who has had a loved one in a nursing home knows that feeling of dread when the phone rings early in the morning or late at night. It's never good news.<p>"I'm sorry -- your mother fell out of bed again and is on her way to the emergency room," the voice at the other end says.<p>We were lucky. None …

New NHS guidelines on doctors and nurses with HIV will change lives

It is estimated by Saving Lives, an HIV awareness charity, that 110 people are HIV-positive and working in the NHS. It can only be estimated of course, because some – we don't know how many – don't know themselves or prefer not to tell anyone about it.<p>Perhaps that seems selfish? Perhaps you feel …

Nurses Share Life-Affirming Stories For The American Nurse Project

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>For The American Nurse Project, filmmaker Carolyn Jones set out to interview and photograph nurses around the country about their work, and ended up having broader conversations about life, death and things that matter to all of us.<p>Seventy-five portraits of caregivers are collected …