#49 The Real Estate Bubble in Toronto, Advocacy for Our Loved Ones, Sex Over 60 and Chronic Migraines

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 13 2018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss the real estate bubble in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, advocating for your loved ones with David Bernstein, sex over 60 with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen and the treatment of chronic Migraines with Dr. Ian Finklestein.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

The Real Estate Bubble in Toronto

  • What is a “real estate bubble”?
  • What is driving the demand?
  • What is restricting the supply?
  • Underlying will for people to own real estate
  • The desirability of Toronto as a place to live
  • Toronto as a safe haven for foreign wealth
  • ratio of income to house price
  • low interest rates
  • Baby Boomers and built-up equity
  • patience is the best approach for new development

Advocating for a Loved One

  • what does “advocating” mean?
  • How do you advocate effectively?
  • Why don’t seniors receive effective advocacy?
  • What can we do to prepare to do the best we can?
  • health binder/journal
  • digesting the information
  • Which family member is the advocate?
  • Offloading other care-giving responsibilities

Sex over 60

  • Sex over 60
  • Why are people enjoying sex over 60?
  • Unlearning the sex roadmap
  • Loss of anxiety
  • Openness to new ideas
  • Intention
  • Awareness and Mindfulness
  • Commonality and Trust in a long term relationship

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

The Treatment of Chronic Migraines

  • What is a Migraine?
  • What is a Chronic Migraine?
  • Symptoms of Migraines
  • Triggers of Migraines
  • What treatment options are available?
  • Prevention of migraines
  • Botox therapy
  • CGRP Receptor – designer drugs

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein go here.

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Ian Finklestein go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

#48 The Importance of Your Protein Source, Fitness Hacks, Healthy Thanksgiving and When Adult Kids Come Back to the Empty Nest

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 6th, 2018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we explore the importance of how you source your protein with Dr. Gordon Chang, discuss fitness hacks with Kathleen Trotter with Kathleen Trotter, having a healthy Thanksgiving with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and what to do when your adult kids return to the empty nest with Lesley Sandler-Griff

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Sources of Protein:

  • What are proteins?
  • What do proteins do?
  • Proteins become simple amino acids
  • proteins from meat, milk, vegetables
  • proteins from meat
  • protein for people with or recovering from illness
  • muscle atrophy during illness
  • Milk protein – lactose
  • Whey proteins vs. milk protein isolates
  • The body requires different types of protein
  • plant based/vegan protein
  • soy protein and photo-estrogen
  • advantages of plant based proteins

Fitness Hacks:

  • How to make exercise happen
  • Fitness hacks
  • hacks vs. stress
  • disconnect exercise from the gym
  • working out as a family
  • friendly competitions
  • non-food rewards
  • designing your own hacks

SOUL SEGMENT: Love Life

Healthy Thanksgiving:

  • Preparing for a big day of eating
  • exercise and hydration
  • eat breakfast and lunch
  • avoid hors d’oeuvres if you can
  • alcohol consumption
  • healthy hosting
  • healthy guesting
  • healthy swap outs

When Adult Kids Return to the Empty Nest:

  • Impact of adult children returning to the empty nest
  • reasons for returning to the nest
  • plans for the return
  • issues that arise
  • expectations and communication
  • responsibilities and privacy

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.