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What one skill = an awesome life? | Dr. Shimi Kang | TEDxKelowna

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, October 28, 2014
  • This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Are you balanced in life? What is the best approaching to finding balance...to creating an awesome life?

    Dr. Shimi Kang is an award-winning, Harvard-trained doctor, researcher, media expert, and lecturer on human motivation. She is the author of the #1 Bestseller, The Dolphin Way: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy, and Motivated Kids Without Turning Into A Tiger (Penguin Books 2014). Her articles appear in major media outlets including the Huffington Post, Psychology Today and TIME Magazine. Dr. Kang is the Medical Director for Child and Youth Mental Health for Vancouver community, a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, and the founder of the Provincial Youth Concurrent Mental Health and Addictions Program and BC Children’s Hospital.

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  • Source: https://youtu.be/1EHZAQmw2JA


  • Tracey F

    Tracey F

     2 days ago

    Good message, if you overlook all her motherhood crapola.

  • Onro


     3 days ago

    From a privileged perspective.. If high maintenance to pull off the illusion. Many of us are disempowered because you maintain the cultural stereotypes of false beauty. You need to take your own medicine. Try dressing like a disabled person. Try wearing some fake injuries. Try not being able to change without caregivers and then have them abuse you. Stress is being used to abuse the lower classes and you are a participant t in hurting people in your means of presentation, offensive as all the rest. This is easier said than done with few solutions.

  • Kik Kook

    Kik Kook

     7 days ago

    Great point

  • alien hiabov

    alien hiabov

     7 days ago

    My Little buttshits useless noses huh

  • Fortescue


     7 days ago +1

    Interesting talk, thank you, about adaptability. Just a note though: 'making lemonade out of lemons' is not about adaptability - it's about making the best of a bad hand. (Plus, it has become over-used ie it is a cliché!)

  • Duane Potgieter

    Duane Potgieter

     7 days ago

    She has such a lovely voice

  • MrAxegrinder


     7 days ago

    Adaptability doesn't neccessarily equate to an awesome life? It equates to survival as opposed to extinction like she said. Need to change the title of the video.

  • Acer griseum

    Acer griseum

     7 days ago

    Good advice.

  • quaz imodo

    quaz imodo

     7 days ago

    Yay POD.

  • The Explorer

    The Explorer

     14 days ago

    I disagree. You can be as adaptive as you wish, but it doesn't mean you are happy or not depressed.

  • Tom Franov

    Tom Franov

     14 days ago

    It is more important to be high performance, than it is to be a workaholic. High performers know how to maintain life balance. People with high output need recreational social activities to have fun and go a little wild, responsibly. Workaholics are taken advantage of, and once labelled a workaholic, that will never end. Workaholics attempt to work harder to solve their unhappiness, instead of creating balance, then they end up always unhappy. Workaholics need to learn to refresh and rejuvenate. Also, work teams that play together stay together and are more successful. For example, yoga or meditation at work, an after work basketball team, or a weekend at the race track driving race cars.

  • Darren Walshe

    Darren Walshe

     14 days ago

    The answer is stop lookin outside ourselves n look within xx

  • Ivana Petrevska

    Ivana Petrevska

     14 days ago +1

    I am sorry, but this was not motivation, I think it was depressed

  • Libor Supcik

    Libor Supcik

     14 days ago

    nice try

  • Tina S

    Tina S

     14 days ago

    Rather than watching you tube videos yo young people should get together in person and pla for your future. Also pay attention to what items you spend your money so tht it gives you maximum advantage.

  • Matthew Brown

    Matthew Brown

     14 days ago

    I know she said P.O.D play others downtime. This was eye opening. I swear though the first time I heard her say daily prescription for P.O.D I thought she said pot (Mary Jane) lol had to rewind hahaha this was a great talk

  • Kenneth Faulk

    Kenneth Faulk

     14 days ago

    In order to adapt, we must mentally divorce, and adopt. We compartmentalize where discretion but synergy is necessary. More important to individually survive is making sure our morals are seeded in others so ideals keep humanity alive.

    All of this is adapt equal adopt

  • George Mirchev

    George Mirchev

     14 days ago +1

    Good talk, I also advocate daily use of pot, but to be fair that doesn't work for everyone.

  • Hamood Al Zadjali

    Hamood Al Zadjali

     14 days ago

    She seems to be a nice person.
    However, I couldn't help but notice how she is struggling to breathe. Probably because she is herself is anxious from being on stage. That made me feel uncomfortable as well.

  • percypunto


     21 days ago

    Apologies for all the ranting and negativity in the comments below - I think this was one of the best TED talks I’ve seen in a while, well constructed, delivered with authenticity and left me feeling more compassionate for myself and those around me. Thank you for all your hard work in this area and for sharing your story. You should be very proud :)