Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 29th and 30th, 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 chat about the promise and possibility of cannabis with Bruce McEachern, hiring a caregiver privately vs. hiring a firm with David Bernstein; the power of and responsibility for sexual arousal with Carlyle Jansen and the documentary “Food For Thought” with filmmaker Leora Eisen
We specifically discuss:
The Possibility and Promise of Medical Cannabis:
What does the Promise and Possibility of Medical Cannabis mean?
How does somebody new to medical cannabis get started?
What do patients do who don’t want to smoke cannabis?
Are people now avoiding medical cannabis to self-medicate?
Are insurers covering medical cannabis?
Medical Cannabis as an alternative to opioids and anti-inflammatory drugs
Medical cannabis and quality of life
Are we hardwired for medical cannabis?
Hiring a Caregiver Directly vs. Hiring a Firm:
What are the pros of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the cons of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the benefits of hiring a firm?
Screening, insurance, training
Training for PSW’s and nurses
Complicated scheduling for extended care-giving
Situations change in care-giving
Extra value in hiring a firm – collateral benefits
The Responsibility for, and Power of, Arousal:
Importance of responsibility and power of pleasure in a long term relationship
“How would you like me to touch you?”
“How would I like you to touch me?”
Patterns of interaction
“How do I know what I want?”
Wheel of Consent
We have to “grow up”
Setting boundaries when you don’t want to be touched
SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships
“Food For Thought”:
Why is food so complicated?
We need to rethink our diet
The devaluation of cooking
Should we be concerned about calories?
fibre, carbohydrates, fats
why diets don’t work
stop eating ultra-processed foods
For more information about show sponsor AgMedica Bioscience go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 22 and 23 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 cannabis post October 17 with Shekhar Parmar, mindfulness and coping with family with Tracey Soghrati, lifelong learning with Donna Dupuy and yoga and social media with Julie Watson.
We specifically discuss:
Cannabis Post October 17th
Shortages of cannabis supply
The licensing of new facilities
How has legalization impacted the medical cannabis market?
The “black market” space
Canada as a world leader in the cannabis sector
The USA as a competitor in the marketplace
Barriers to capitalization
American federal legislation
Europe, Australia and Asia as new markets
Production of Cannabis
Employment in the Cannabis sector
The branding of Cannabis
Educating physicians about Cannabis
Mindfulness and Coping With Family Over The Holidays
Family and feeling compelled to be together
Reflection before getting into the social situation
Shutting down the dynamic
Avoiding the pattern of behaviour
Matching the energy
How do you change your reaction?
What if things go awry?
Lifelong Learning – The New Horizons Band
What is the New Horizons Band?
Who is the band for?
What musical experience is required?
How do you choose an instrument?
Do you need your own musical instrument?
What is the commitment?
Why do people join and stay with the band?
Learning music and maintaining cognitive function
SOUL SEGMENT: Career
Yoga and Social Media
The social media addiction
How has yoga been changed by social media?
Absorbing the information in bits
“The Highlight Reel”
Yoga has been normalized by social media
social media scaring people away from yoga
the commodification of yoga
Has the spirit of yoga been subverted by social media?
getting through the veneer of social media
For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.