On the frontispiece as you open Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, there is a map of Manhattan with a route through Midtown and Lower Manhattan marked out. The route has twelve stops, the stops of Lillian Boxfish’s walk on December 31, 1984. She leaves her apartment on December 31, 1984 and arrives back home on …

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Last week, I spoke at the Central Asian Regional Congress of Medical Women’s International Association on the topic From Texting to Talking: 3 Proven Strategies for Connecting With Your Teen. After the talk and over the course of several days, participants approached me with their questions and concerns. Thailand is completely on the other side …

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Do we all really wish we were living in a Scandinavian country? Last week, I reviewed The Little Book of Lykke: The Danish Search for the World’s Happiest People. I have also read a book about Lagom this month and this immersion into Scandinavian living has me wondering why we are all so taken with …

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  Meik Wiking is the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and the bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge. I read this book and found it a bit shallow, so I was skeptical of this second book, The Little Book of Lykke: The Danish Search for the World’s Happiest People. This …

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This week, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is holding the inaugural CMA Health Summit in Winnipeg. The billboarding for the meeting specifically says: CMA Health Summit: Inspiring a Future of Better Health. As a member of the Canadian Medical Association, there are four topics that affect the health of my patients and colleagues that I …

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