EVEN BEFORE SOCIAL MEDIA, BUT ESPECIALLY SINCE EASY ACCESS TO MANY TYPES OF AUDITORY AND VISUAL DISTRACTIONS, MANY OF US ARE AFRAID OF MISSING OUT ON EVENTS HAPPENING AROUND US, AND WITHOUT US. THIS IS AN ESPECIALLY ACUTE PROBLEM WHEN WE TRY TO PAY ATTENTION, AND CONCENTRATE ON THE TASKS AT HAND.

Charles Tadros, M.D. May 4, 2022 Saint Louis, Missouri

WHAT PERCENT OF ALL SMOKERS (not secondhand smokers) WILL DEVELOP LUNG CANCER (cancer which start in the lungs) DURING THEIR LIFETIMES (including the years after stopping smoking)?

( PLEASE SEE LINK TO THE ANSWER, BELOW) “Only” 10-20% “Yikes” 25-30% “OMG” 45-50% “Impossible” >55% Charles Tadros, M.D. May 3, 2022 Saint Louis, Missouri FOR THE ANSWER, PLEASE READ THE FIRST SENTENCE : https://www.medicinenet.com/what_percentage_of_smokers_get_lung_cancer/article.htm#:~:text=of%20all%20smokers.-,According%20to%20the%20Centers%20for%20Disease%20Control%20and%20Prevention%20(CDC,80%20percent%20of%20lung%20cancers.

WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF EXERCISING STICK-TO-ITIVENESS, GRIT, PERSISTENCE, AND PERSEVERANCE, IF THESE REQUIRES IGNORING ONE’S OWN THOUGHTS, FEELINGS, NEEDS, AND PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS/ SIGNALS?

Charles Tadros, M.D. May 3, 2022 Saint Louis, Missouri

I DON’T REMEMBER ANYBODY EVER EXPLAINING WHAT THE WORKLOAD AND COMMITMENT FOR TAKING 1 COLLEGE CREDIT HOUR REALLY MEANT…

In college, 1 credit hour (for a semester class) means 1 hour of classroom time per week plus an expectation of an additional 2 hours (up to 3 hours for rigorous courses) per week for homework, projects, etc. So, a typical 15 credit hour per semester course load for a full-time college student, translates intoContinue reading “I DON’T REMEMBER ANYBODY EVER EXPLAINING WHAT THE WORKLOAD AND COMMITMENT FOR TAKING 1 COLLEGE CREDIT HOUR REALLY MEANT…”

SOME PEOPLE ARE UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO DO MORE FOR THEMSELVES, LET ALONE HELP OTHERS BECAUSE:

1) Every project seems to have no bounds… bottomless and endless when it comes to how much time and energy it will require in order to successfully complete it. 2) As soon as one commits to spending time or expending energy, invariably, their other tasks, commitments, and schedules will expand and require immediate attention, leavingContinue reading “SOME PEOPLE ARE UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO DO MORE FOR THEMSELVES, LET ALONE HELP OTHERS BECAUSE:”

BIDE YOUR TIME. IN ANY DOMAIN WHICH REQUIRES KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND EXPERIENCE, THEN BEING PATIENT, AND PERSISTENT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF SUCCESS.

This does not apply for domains where the odds (no matter how small) are stacked against you. For instance, the longer you persist in gambling, smoking tobacco, or using risky driving behaviors on public roads, the more likely you are to encounter a catastrophic outcome for you or somebody else. Charles Tadros, M.D. May 1,Continue reading “BIDE YOUR TIME. IN ANY DOMAIN WHICH REQUIRES KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND EXPERIENCE, THEN BEING PATIENT, AND PERSISTENT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF SUCCESS.”

HOW MUCH COULD YOU GET DONE, AND WHAT COULD YOU LEARN ABOUT YOURSELF OR THE WORLD, IF YOU HAD, FOR A YEAR, 100% OF THE TIME, ENERGY, EXPERTISE AND FOCUS OF YOUR OWN PERSONAL:

Anatomy and physiology teacher Physician Psychologist Religious studies expert Physicist Marine biologist Carpenter Welder Machinist Historian Research librarian Chef Private jet with pilot Executive assistant Charles Tadros, M.D. April 29, 2022 Saint Louis, Missouri

ANY DEBT, “GOOD DEBT,” OR “BAD DEBT,” LONG-TERM DEBT OR SHORT-TERM DEBT, SHOULD BE USED TO PURCHASE AN ASSET OR SERVICE WHICH WILL, IN TURN, GENERATE REVENUE OR AN INCOME THAT WILL BE USED TO PAY OFF THAT DEBT.

Everything we purchase can be construed as helping us to make more revenue and income. For instance, buying lunch gives you energy to go back and do 4 more hours of work. However, should lunch be a credit card expense? If the answer is, “No,” then pay cash for lunch. If a car is primarilyContinue reading “ANY DEBT, “GOOD DEBT,” OR “BAD DEBT,” LONG-TERM DEBT OR SHORT-TERM DEBT, SHOULD BE USED TO PURCHASE AN ASSET OR SERVICE WHICH WILL, IN TURN, GENERATE REVENUE OR AN INCOME THAT WILL BE USED TO PAY OFF THAT DEBT.”