Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 4 and 5, 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’ll discuss stress as we age with Dr. Juliana Rosario Yeung ND, how to stop second guess yourself and find confidence with Heather Lillico, cooking with zucchini with Shauna Lindzon and how to avoid yoga injuries with Jelayna Da Silva
We specifically discuss:
Stress As We Age
Stress in older Canadians
Covid-19’s impact on older Canadians
Reduced recreational opportunities
Chronic stress vs. acute stress
Responding to chronic stress: safety and health
Family face time
Stop Second Guessing Yourself, and Find Confidence
Second guessing yourself: a decision every 2 seconds
Two thought loops: Rumination and “all or nothing” thinking
The first step: noticing
The lens that we we our actions
After noticing comes acceptance
Redirecting our thinking: “I got this!”
What does confidence look like?
Misconceptions about confidence
Cooking With Zucchini
The nutritional benefits of zucchini
Chocolate chunk zucchini loaf
Summer minestrone soup
Jamie’s zucchini pasta
Avoiding Yoga Injuries
Is yoga really a gentle practice?
The types of yoga injuries: shoulders, wrists, lower back and pre-existing injuries
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 28 and 29, 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 why you shouldn’t sleep laying flat with Adarsh Shah, integrating back into normal life after Covid-19 with Dr. Iman Taheri, reducing waste when you cook with Naomi Bussin and the Canadian Longitudinal Study On Aging with Dr. Parminder Raina
We specifically discuss:
Don’t Sleep Laying Flat
Why is it that we sleep horizontally and flat?
How are humans designed to sleep?
Why would a curved sleeping surface be best for humans?
Memory foam and adjustable base
Sleeping on your back in “zero gravity” position
The health benefits to curved sleeping
Do most people sleep on their back?
Snoring and the “pillow tilt”
“Too young” for an adjustable bed
The cost of adjustable beds
Can you use an existing mattress with an adjustable base?
Integrating Back To Normal Life After Covid-19
Why has the pandemic caused people to struggle so greatly?
How do we address people’s uncertainty and anxiety about integrating?
What are the concerns of people post pandemic?
What can we do to cope with anxiety?
What is the best way to start integrating back into society?
How can we help our kids going back to school?
Prioritizing health and safety during family gatherings