How to effectively engage in traditional family gatherings (like Festivus)

The family gathering is a common enough event, even in modern life. But for many people, weekends spent with family can be very stressful. Here are a few emotional intelligence skills to work on …

Emotional Intelligence and Dentistry?

Knowing that Dave had been to Nigeria and the Middle East prompted me to write about my ‘dental tourism’ trip to Mexico. In late April, an opportunity came up to travel to Telchac Puerto on the Gulf of Mexico. Telchac is about 45 km north of Merida …

Remaining Connected

My Dad turns 81 in May and we manage to have coffee together 3 or 4 times a week. He lives in Calgary and I live in Victoria. Dad and his lovely wife, Ida bought a laptop about 3 years ago. I had great visions of being connected via email. …