A More Balanced Look at How Gaming Affects the Brain

I recently ran across a great article about the effects gaming has on the brain.  The best part of the article by far is this info-graphic.  This takes a less biased look at what we know so far about how gaming is affecting the brains of those prone to over use.  I...
How to Drink Water!

How to Drink Water!

Drinking water is super important, and has great health benefits. Some people find that staying hydrated is pretty easy, but to others (like myself) drinking enough water doesn’t come naturally. This blog first lists some of the wonderful benefits that come with...
Coping with Suicidal Thoughts

Coping with Suicidal Thoughts

I ran across a great web site today and wanted to share it as a resource.  Many people suffer from suicidal thoughts.  After working for over a year in a local emergency department performing psychological evaluations I found that these types of thoughts don’t...
Internet & Gaming Addiction: New Drug of Choice?

Internet & Gaming Addiction: New Drug of Choice?

I think back to the first time I held the original Nintendo controller in my hands.  It was 1987, I was just 7 years old when Nintendo introduced their first console on the market.  I couldn’t have been more excited.  I had played a little Atari before this, and...