Technology, Time Management, Video Games

Focusing “addictive personality” to Win!

Successful people move forward, in failure and success. Go live out your dream and make your ideas into reality! For us who suffer from an “addictive personality”, which I refer to as the “go-getter trait” when discussing this with my medical colleagues. The “addictive personality”/”go-getter” trait run about 1 in 11 people. I truly believe […]

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Nicholas Doan – Anyone Can Change!

Post by Andrew Doan, MD, PhD. *Nick Doan is not affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Produced by Daniel Hunt. In this video Nick Doan shares from his own life about his Father who had a crippling video game addiction in his early years. As his parents’ marriage dissolved, Nick went deeper into his own […]

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The Fictional Online Creature That Drove 2 Young Girls to Stab Their Friend

I am tired and my soul is sickened by these news stories!!! Are you sure violent media has NO EFFECT on your child’s mind as reported by mainstream news channels and companies profiting from violent media, such as the makers of Grand Theft Auto 5 grossing $1 Billion in 12 hours after release of the […]

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Real Battle Partners with Million Kids to Fight Child Sex Trafficking

Julie and I met with Opal Singleton, CEO & President of the non-profit “Million Kids” (https://www.facebook.com/MillionKids). Real Battle Ministries is partnering to attack the rampant sex trafficking in our local communities! Drug cartels and gangs have nearly controlled the prostitution market, planting “bottom ho’s” in our local schools, and utilizing social media & online games to […]

Childhood Development, Technology, Video Games

Does your child pick candy over veggies?! Beware giving them digital devices too early.

Cris Rowan, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, published an article titled: “Ten reasons why handheld devices should be banned for children under the age of 12” http://movingtolearn.ca/2014/ten-reasons-why-hand-held-devices-should-be-banned-for-children-under-the-age-of-12/ She received a lot of push-back. Here is my response: The problem lies in children who cannot make wise decisions due to the fact that their frontal lobes are not […]

Childhood Development, Speaking Engagements, Technology, Time Management, Video Games

Kids’ Brains, Video Games, & Brain Development Talk at Coronado SAFE (Student And Family Enrichment)

Presented by Andrew Doan MD PhD

Letters & Comments

Text about 11-year-old boy

Nearly with tears I send you this text.  Late last night my son and I finally finished your book. My son showed me his months and months of work in the game called “Clash of The Clans”. He showed me the text chat room portion of the game where all his buddies communicate one with […]

Speaking Engagements

Spiritual Warfare & Attacks When Doing the Right Thing, Means We Are Doing the Right Thing!

By Andrew Doan MD PhD Recently, my wife Julie and I were invited to visit Minnesota to give a talk on technology and video game addiction to a group of doctors and their wives. At Real Battle Ministries, Melanie, Julie and I give two “categories” of talks on numerous topics addressing gaming addiction, pornography, reversal […]

Letters & Comments

Letter from Young Lady

Please pray for this young woman. This is her email: Hello! First off, I would like to thank you SO much for all that you have done in Jesus’s name! God has used you to help me finally take that first step in faith to do all that it takes to quit gaming. Thank you so […]

Game Free Home

How many hours?

Mom Mistake #4: Not having an accurate account of how many hours are really being spent in front of the game. Time flies in the world of gaming. It is very difficult to grasp how many hours your child is actually gaming. You are busy with your life and all the distractions that come with […]