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Dr. Shimi Kang

July 25, 2018 by Speakers' Spotlight

Dr. Shimi Kang: How to Talk About Tragedy

Harvard-Trained Physician Dr. Shimi Kang is an award-winning medical doctor, researcher, and lecturer with extensive clinical experience in the science behind motivation and wellness. She is the former Medical Director of Child and Youth Mental Health for Vancouver and the bestselling author of The Self-Motivated Kid and The Dolphin Parent: A Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy, and Self-Motivated Kids.

Dr. Kang recently spoke with Breakfast Television on CityTV on how to talk about tragedy with both family and friends in response to the recent Toronto shooting.

She speaks to the importance of checking in with yourself and the people around us and gives tips on how to start the conversation, especially with your children. She says “Emotional health and emotional check-in is a key part of our well-being and our health. People underestimate that its our emotions that drive our behaviour and our decisions.”

Watch the informative clip below:

Speaking to mental health, adaptability, mindfulness, and more, Dr. Kang uses irrefutable science, unforgettable true stories, and her own life experiences to show how to develop self-motivation, adaptability, and the key 21st century skills of communication, collaboration, contribution, creativity, and critical thinking.

Interested in learning more about Dr. Kang and what she can bring to your next event? Email us at info@speakers.ca.