What Do Young People Say About Their Relationship with Technology?

May 8th, 2013

By Dr. Jim Taylor To give you a sense of the scope of the effect of technology on the psychological and emotional health of young people, I want to describe the results of an international study involving more than 1000 students from ten countries across five continents that asked students to disconnect from technology for 24 […]


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What Me Worry?: Why Worrying Does More Harm Than Good

April 16th, 2013

By Dr. Jim Taylor Worry is a natural part of the human condition. It has historically played a vital role in our survival and it helps us cope with many of the challenges we face today. At the same time, worry that is too intense, too frequent, and too unrelenting can definitely cut down on […]


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Healthy Values Protect Your Kids from Media’s Unhealthy Messages

November 20th, 2012

By Dr. Jim Taylor So what values will children growing up in the 21st century need to thrive? Perhaps surprisingly, my answer is the same values that have enabled children to thrive in previous generations: respect, responsibility, hard work, integrity, compassion, just to name a few. The increased presence of popular media in no way […]


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Stop “Trying” to Be Happy (Hint: Just Get Rid of Your Angst)

September 14th, 2012

By Dr. Jim Taylor It sure has been a good few decades for happiness. Before, say, the ‘70s, happiness just wasn’t on the radar screens of most people nor had it been a part of the cultural vocabulary in America. Of course, happiness did merit a mention in our Constitution (“life, liberty and the pursuit […]


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The Joys of “Bromance”

September 12th, 2012

By Dr. Jim Taylor I have a confession: I’m having a “bromance.” You may know the term from the movie I Love You, Man; it describes a close, though non-sexual relationship between two men. Yes, my wife knows about and she supports it. My bromance was certainly unexpected. In fact, he (I’ll call him Drew) […]


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