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Anxiety is a growing problem

Dr. Paul
Depressed female feeling anxious.

It seems to me that anxiety is becoming a more widespread problem among both children and adults. Anxiety disorders are characterized by excessive worry, avoidance, and uncomfortable bodily sensations including pounding heart, muscle tension, dizziness, stomach pain and headaches, sweating, and rapid breathing. These symptoms can become disabling. Read more about Anxiety is a growing problem

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Childhood Influenza

If you’re exhibiting upper respiratory symptoms, body aches, shaking chills or fever, it is imperative that you contact your provider for treatment of influenza. Read more about Childhood Influenza

Parenting: Reward or Punishment

Dr. Paul
Happy family sitting on a couch.

Parents often use punishment as a way to change misbehavior, but that is not always choice. Simple behavioral principles like positive reinforcement and consistency can prove more effective. Read more about Parenting: Reward or Punishment

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Speak from your heart

Dr. Paul
Adult couple talking and enjoying themselves.

Speaking from your heart poses a risk of hurt or distress. Maybe your feelings will be further hurt by how they respond. But they will also get to know you better and understand something about you too. And just as your words may bring you further apart, they may also bring you closer. Read more about Speak from your heart

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Look ahead to 2018, but look back first.

Dr. Paul
New Year goal setting.

2018 is upon us—it’s time to look ahead to the New Year. But first, let’s look in the rearview mirror.  What were the highlights of 2017? Did you have goals or intentions for this last year? If you did, how did you do? Did you make progress in those areas that you wanted to nurture? Read more about Look ahead to 2018, but look back first.

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