THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT OF BEING ON THE RECEIVING END OF INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL PAIN (physical, emotional, spiritual/existential, relationship, financial) IS THAT IT IS TRANSFORMATIONAL. IT FORCES US TO THINK DIFFERENTLY, TO EMPATHIZE MORE READILY, AND TO PUSH US TOWARD EFFECTING AND ACCEPTING CHANGE.

Charles Tadros, M.D. September 19, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri

UNEXPECTED PHYSICAL CHANGES, WHICH AFFECT OUR LIVES, SOCIALIZATIONS AND OTHER INTERACTIONS, STARTING IN OUR 40s AND 50s…

Presbyopia: farsightedness caused by loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye. This makes it hard to read your cell phone’s screen, a magazine, or clearly see your car’s dashboard. Osteoarthritis: the wearing down of joint cartilage. This is especially accelerated in the weight-bearing joints (spine, hips, knees, ankles, feet) that occurs gradually andContinue reading “UNEXPECTED PHYSICAL CHANGES, WHICH AFFECT OUR LIVES, SOCIALIZATIONS AND OTHER INTERACTIONS, STARTING IN OUR 40s AND 50s…”

WERE YOU NOT THE EXACT SAME PERSON ONE SECOND BEFORE, AND ONE SECOND AFTER YOU RECEIVED BAD NEWS? THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO STATES IS YOUR PERCEPTION OF THAT NEWS, AND HOW YOU HAVE ALLOWED THE NEWS TO CHANGE YOUR MENTAL, AND THEREFORE YOUR PHYSICAL, STATE.

Charles Tadros, M.D. September 5, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri

FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES SAVING AND BUDGETING, IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE NEAR-TERM FINANCIAL GOALS, IT MAY BE BEST TO MAKE YOUR GOALS, AND PROGRESS TOWARDS THOSE GOALS, TANGIBLE / PHYSICAL. USE “BUCKETS” (jars, cans, manila envelopes) AND PUT ACTUAL CASH OR TOKENS INTO EACH OF THEM AS YOU ACCUMULATE DOLLARS TOWARD YOUR GOALS.

Advantages of having a clear, open jar: you can see it fill, you can pull out the money and count it, it disciplines you to not grab money for other purposes, and your children can more easily see, learn, and, understand these necessary lessons. Another advantage is to be able to see the slow accumulationContinue reading “FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES SAVING AND BUDGETING, IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE NEAR-TERM FINANCIAL GOALS, IT MAY BE BEST TO MAKE YOUR GOALS, AND PROGRESS TOWARDS THOSE GOALS, TANGIBLE / PHYSICAL. USE “BUCKETS” (jars, cans, manila envelopes) AND PUT ACTUAL CASH OR TOKENS INTO EACH OF THEM AS YOU ACCUMULATE DOLLARS TOWARD YOUR GOALS.”