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Why are we so tired?

Dr. Paul
Woman yawning because she is tired.

Modern life.

There’s so much to do.  Work, kids, dinner, activities, pick them up, drop them off, laundry, dishes, email, Facebook, texts—it’s endless. In addition to kids, many adults take care of elderly parents too. It can be unrelenting. Read more about Why are we so tired?

Hold onto your hats

Dr. Paul
2016 election speech podium with microphones.

In the last 10 years, political ideology in the United States has become highly polarized. The right, center, and left seem to live on different planets. During this decade, the government has frequently ground to a halt. No one is interested in compromise. Republicans and Democrats alike are trenched into their positions. Each side is passionate about why they are right and the other side is wrong. The government has been on the brink of financial default several times. It hasn’t been a pretty picture. At times, it’s become downright ugly. Read more about Hold onto your hats

We grow up with our kids

Dr. Paul
Adult father playing on the floor with child.

The other day I listened to Sarah give herself a hard time for being inpatient with her 8-year-old daughter. “We were picking up her toys and she just wouldn’t finish the job”, the mom complained. “I just got more and more annoyed. Later in the day, I was still thinking about it. It ruined my entire afternoon!”

Sarah found herself ruminating about the incident, but what was it that really bothered her? Why was she thinking about it hours later? After all, the whole business was pretty minor. Read more about We grow up with our kids

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