Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 29 and 30, 2021 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 connection between sleep and aging with Adarsh Shah, planning a harvest theme for your vegetable garden with Melissa Cameron, how to minimize the side effects of Covid-19 vaccinations with Dr. Aimee Harris-Newon and adopting eco-conscious habits in the home with Candice Best.
We specifically discuss:
Sleep and Aging
Sleep and life stages
Factors impacting sleep
The stages of the sleep cycle
How does age impact sleep?
Sleep affecting age
Research into sleep and age
Sleep tips for aging adults
Planning A Harvest Theme For Your Vegetable Garden
The benefits and examples of themed edible gardens
Worms and worm castings
Space for themed edible garden
Timing of planting edible gardens
Changing your gardens mid-season: cycling and sowing and reaping
Minimizing The Side Effects of Covid-19 Vaccinations
What are the extreme and common reactions to Covid-19 vaccines?
Are the mild symptoms to be expected?
Preventing the common symptoms
Are the side effects reason enough not to get the vaccine?
How do you deal with post-vaccine fatigue?
More serious side effects that require diligence
Meditation, Mindfulness, and relaxation techniques
Adopting Eco-Conscious Habits in the Home
The “little things” we all can do (if we want to)
Taking stock of our consumption habits
Avoiding single use plastics
Packaging and refill options, package free shops
Growing your own food
Unplugging electronic devices
Reduce, Re-use, Recycle…Refuse…and Reimagine
For more information about show sponsor Ultramatic and Adarsh Shah go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 22 and 23, 2021 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 how to avoid slip and fall injuries with Joel Thuna, self forgiveness as an aspect of mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati, safe weight training at home with Tim Irvine and cognitive therapy for stress with Paula Allen
We specifically discuss:
Avoiding Slip and Fall Injuries
What are the implications of slip and fall injuries?
Slip and fall statistics in Canada
What are the risk factors for slip and falls?
Speak to your primary health care provider
The importance of exercise: balance and strength
Check your eyesight
1/2 of slip and fall injuries occurs in the home
Calcium: for bones and muscles
What is forgiveness?
What gets confused for forgiveness?
What is self-forgiveness?
Personal distress prevents empathy
The steps towards self-forgiveness
Realigning yourself with your values
Make it “doubly right”: a mantra for self-forgiveness
Weight Training Safely in the Home
Why should we include weight training to our home workouts?
Dumbbells: recommended weights
Barbells: the ability to load more weight
Racks and benches: safety first
Visual feedback: spotter, trainer, mirror etc.
Do you need a spotter?
Warm ups: activating your muscles
Cognitive Therapy for Stress
What mental health trends are driven by Covid-19?
Stress and emotional fatigue
People’s ability to cope with stress
Stress resilience amongst leaders and management
Impact on productivity
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.