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 EVENTS HAPPENING WITHOUT US. THIS IS AN ESPECIALLY ACUTE PROBLEM WHEN WE TRY TO PAY ATTENTION, FOCUS, AND CONCENTRATE ON THE TASKS AT HAND.

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

THE ADVANTAGE OF READING A PHYSICAL BOOK, MAGAZINE, OR NEWSPAPER IS THAT THESE ACTS PHYSICALLY ISOLATE US AND FOCUSES OUR ATTENTION.

The disadvantage is that these acts occasionally slow down our fact checking and slow down our jumping around and jumping ahead to more interesting or more important information. Charles Tadros, M.D. December 7, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri

CHECK OURSELVES…IF WE HAVE A HARD TIME SITTING STILL IN ORDER TO HAVE FOCUSED ATTENTION FOR 30 MINUTES, WITHOUT MUSIC OR BACKGROUND SCREENS RUNNING, THEN WE NEED TO TAKE A SERIOUS LOOK AT WHAT IS HAPPENING IN OUR LIVES AND IN OUR MINDS.

Charles Tadros, M.D. September 24, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri

IT IS EXTREMELY CONFUSING. THESE ARE ONLY SOME OF THE PROFESSIONS WHO REQUEST THAT YOU CALL THEIR DEGREED AND CERTIFIED MEMBERS, “DOCTOR”. ALMOST ALL HAVE DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCES, CAREERS, FOCUS, AND COMPETENCIES.

Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy (many different areas of specialization) M.D., Doctor of Medicine D.O., Doctor of Osteopathy D.P.M., Doctor of Podiatric Medicine D.D.S. or D.M.D, Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine O.D., Doctor of Optometry Pharm.D., Doctor of Pharmacy D.N.P., Doctor of Nursing Practice D.N.Sc, Doctor of Nursing Science D.S.L.P., Doctor ofContinue reading “IT IS EXTREMELY CONFUSING. THESE ARE ONLY SOME OF THE PROFESSIONS WHO REQUEST THAT YOU CALL THEIR DEGREED AND CERTIFIED MEMBERS, “DOCTOR”. ALMOST ALL HAVE DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCES, CAREERS, FOCUS, AND COMPETENCIES.”

AN UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCE OF BEING FOCUSED, FOR YEARS, ON A WORTHY GOAL IS THAT DURING THAT TIME, WE MAY MISS READING ABOUT, HEARING ABOUT, AND EXPERIENCING NEWER AND EVEN MORE VALUABLE EXPERIENCES AND OPPORTUNITIES.

Charles Tadros, M.D. August 15, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri