Just Thinking...

St. Mary's Pediatric Psychologist Shares His Thoughts

Dr. Jim SchroederThe following articles are written by Dr. Jim Schroeder, a member of the pediatric psychology team at St. Mary's Center for Children in Evansville, Indiana.

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2016

2015

Someday When You Are an Adult...

December

Now: The Opportunity of a Lifetime

November

Too Good to Be True? Separating Truth from Trends

How Following the Trail of "Cutting Edge" and "Convenient" Can Distort Reality
How The "Almighty Norm" Can Dilute Advice We Receive

October

Say What? Understanding That What We Say-and How We Say It-Changes Lives

September

There Is Another Way: Merging Technology Use with Health and Faith

Do You Know What Is Coming into Your Youth's Phone?
Why 1:1 Is Not the Answer: Taking a Closer Look at Technology in the Schools
A New Vision of Technology and Our Youth

August

Want to Be Drug Free? It's Time to Live More Simply

July

The Namby Pamby Effect: Are Our Kids Growing Up Soft and Confused?

June

Rethinking What We Say to Our Kids

I Just Want You to Be Happy: No, We Want Much, Much More for You
It's What's On the Inside That Counts: Actually, It's Being Whole That Matters
Always Believe in Yourself No Matter What Anyone Says: On Second Thought, Know When to Heed Advice & When to Go Alone

May

Addressing the Mental Health Crisis: What Really Matters

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April

The Union of Faith, Family, and Psychology: Reuniting Old Friends

The Double Helix of Faith and Family
Turning Faith and Works Inside Out: A Psychologist's Perspective
The Insidious Role of Pride in our Own Psychological Downfall
Financial Stress: Auditing Our Money Woes

March

There's More to Sleep Than Shuts the Eye (print entire series)

Part I: Waking Up to All that Sleep Does
Part II: The ABC's of ZZZ's
Part III: Putting to Bed Specific Sleep Problems

February

Reconsidering Youth Sports: What Happens When the Lights Go Off?

January

2014

2013

Moving Beyond the Fear of Fear

December

Playing the Parenting Odds - Teaching Our Children to Do the Same

November

Weeding Through the Decisions of Youth

October

What Autism Teaches Us About Relationships—What Technology Does Not (print entire series)

1. Part I: Opening Act
2. Part II: Lost Conversations
3. Part III: For Better or For Worse

September

When to Control - When to Let Go

August

America the Beautiful: Reconsidering the American Dream

July

Striving for the Ideal -- In Others

June

Cultivating Our Future: Are We Reaping What We Are Sowing? (print entire series)

1. Part I: Cultivating Our Future - Changing Times
2. Part II: Cultivating Our Future - A Privileged Life
3. Part III: Cultivating Our Future - Where Have All the Good Workers Gone?
4. Part IV: Cultivating Our Future - What Really Matters?

May

We Are What We Eat (print entire series)
Dr. Schroeder's Guest Expert is Dr. Rebecca Carey

1. Part I: We Are What We Eat - Where Have We Come From?
2. Part II: We Are What We Eat - Sifting Through the Ingredients for Change
3. Part III: We Are What We Eat - Beneath the Icing

April

What Our Emotions Are Trying to Tell Us

March

In Letting Out the Spirit Within

February

Linked In: Assessing Trends Regarding Youth's Consumption
of Technology (print entire series)

  1. Part I: Linked In - A Day in the Life of Our Youth
  2. Part II: Linked In - How Did We Get Here?
  3. Part III: Linked In - Benefits and Risks
  4. Part IV: Linked In - Consideration of the Public Good
  5. Part V: Linked In - Practical Ideas

January

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15 Documents 2012
27 Documents 2013
23 Documents 2014
23 Documents 2015
21 Documents 2016

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