Paul Schoenfeld

Turn the lights on to help with seasonal affective disorder

Are you drowsy and depressed? Light therapy lamps provide feel-good natural lighting when its dark out.

Dr. Paul on cultivating the seeds of hope during tough times

Take a lesson from the Judean date palm. A doctor dreamed bringing the extinct fruit back to life — and she did.

Dr. Paul on cultivating inner peace during a stressful year

Here’s how to reduce the tension we feel from COVID-19, high unemployment, the presidential election, etc.

We need to make suicide prevention a public health priority

The pandemic has impacted our mental well-being. Be on the lookout for suicidal behavior.

Dr. Paul on dealing with too much togetherness in COVID times

After six months of quarantine, couples need to address the marital challenges they have been putting off.

In love and friendship, it’s all about showing up

Love is not just a feeling — it has to manifest itself in deeds of loving kindness to be experienced as love by someone else.

Dr. Paul shares his recipe for making the most of every day

The ingredinets include adequate rest, healthy foods, exercise, fresh air and time in nature.

Dr. Paul’s 5 antidotes to overthinking your every decision

Does making a decision feel like climbing Mount Everest? Here’s how to stop the overthinker in all of us.

Dr. Paul on digging in for the long haul with COVID-19 life

Be prepared for the pandemic to continue into next year. The Spanish flu of 1918 was around for two.

Practice the art of doing nothing to nurture inner peace

It’s the ability to sit, listen to the sounds of nature, look at nothing in particular, and just be.

Dr. Paul on telemedicine and the changing face of health care

Hundreds of patients are seeing their doctors through video visits because of the pandemic. There will be no going back.

Dr. Paul on digging deep within ourselves to find strength

John Barry’s book “The Great Influenza” is a history lesson on perseverance during a pandemic.

Dr. Paul on managing relationship stress from togetherness

Here are eight tips for addressing the tension partners feel from being cooped up with each other.

With COVID-19, this is a once-in-a-century kind of summer

Though we’re in a pandemic, we can still find imaginative and resourceful ways to enjoy summertime.

Ask Dr. Paul: How to conquer the COVID-19 doldrums

It’s natural to feel blue from time to time — especially with the pandemic. Here’s what to do when you’re down.

Ask Dr. Paul: How to address anxiety as restrictions ease

With Snohomish County in Phase 2, many of us find ourselves experiencing greater unease. Here’s why.

Ask Dr. Paul: Adjusting to the new normal with COVID-19

Here are some tips to help you embrace and cope with our new way of living in a pandemic world.

Ask Dr. Paul: Fight pandemic blues with grace, gratitude and grit

Here’s how to build an attitudinal toolkit that will help you find your way through trying times.

Ask Dr. Paul: Outbreak is a reminder to focus on self-care

Take care of yourself by exercising, reading, listening to music or podcasts, and going out in nature.

Ask Dr. Paul: It’s time to prioritize your health-care needs

Don’t delay that much-needed check-up. Doctor’s clinics have put COVID-19 safety precautions in place.