#90 Social Entrepreneurship, Training Your Thought Patterns, Yoga For All Ages and Daily Practices to Promote Happiness and Fulfillment

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 27, 2019 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 social entrepreneurship with Justin Siklis, training your thought patterns with Kathleen Trotter, Yoga for all Ages with Rishma Malik and daily practices that promote happiness and fulfillment with TingTing Jiang

We specifically discuss:

Social Entrepreneurship:

Training Your Thought Patterns:

  • Mind vs. Brain
  • The “jock’s version of mindfulness”
  • Cue, behaviour and response
  • The opportunity for change in the cue
  • Embrace the pause
  • Hebb’s law
  • Dopamine
  • cognitive distortion – recency bias
  • outsmarting our minds
  • being aware of our habits

Yoga for All Ages:

  • Is yoga for all ages?
  • What can kids get from yoga?
  • What happens in a kid’s yoga class?
  • Limitations regarding yoga for kids?
  • Yoga for seniors and those with mobility issues

Daily Practices to Promote Happiness and Fulfillment:

  • Why are daily practices for your mind so important?
  • Gratitude practice
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Daily affirmations
  • Journals
  • Mindfulness practice – meditation

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To learn more about TingTing Jiang go here

#89 Four Things To Do To Stay Fit, Agile and Strong as You Age, Training for Summer Sports, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion and Beyond Meat

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 20, 2019 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 four things you can do to stay strong, agile and fit as you age with Rucsandra Mitrea, training for Summer sports with Kathleen Trotter, mindfulness and self-compassion with Tracey Soghrati and Beyond Meat with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Four Things To Do As We Age:

  • What happens when we age?
  • What sort of health issues to older people have?
  • #1 Committing to and leading to your own health and well being
  • #2 Replacing pain inducing mind set with a health promoting mind set
  • #3 Being Consistent – Lifestyle
  • #4 Seeking Help – Feedback Loops

Training For Summer Sports:

  • You can’t go from 0 to 100!
  • Progressive adaptation
  • Getting the balance right
  • Multidimensional movement
  • Body rotation
  • Training for Tennis, Golf and Cycling
  • Rollers, sticks and balls
  • Where and when do we train?

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion:

  • What is the concept of self-compassion?
  • Shaming and self-criticism
  • Inertia and Over-Achieving
  • What does self-compassion look like?
  • Acknowledgment
  • Express kindness to yourself
  • Mindfulness
  • Why is self-compassion critical?

Beyond Meat:

  • What is Beyond Meat?
  • Is Beyond Meat healthy?
  • Who is Beyond Meat targeted for?
  • Shauna’s Veggie burgers?
  • Are Beyond Meat burgers okay?

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To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here