#78 The Natural Treatment of Asthma, How to “Marie Kondo” Your Kitchen, Aging Mindfully and Cooking Must Haves, Should Wants and Don’t Needs

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 4, 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 discuss the natural treatment of asthma with Joel Thuna, how to “Marie Kondo” your kitchen with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, how to age mindfully with Tracey Soghrati and cooking must-haves, should-wants and don’t-needs with Naomi Bussin.

 

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Asthma

  • What is asthma?
  • Is there a cure for asthma?
  • Who is affected by asthma?
  • What causes asthma?
  • The”Hygiene Hypothesis”
  • How do we control asthma?
  • Dealing with the symptoms of asthma
  • Common triggers of asthma attacks
  • Daily prevention of asthma
  • Reducing stress
  • Flare ups – anti-inflammatory supplements

How to ‘Marie Kondo’ your Kitchen

  • Who is Marie Kondo?
  • Sparking joy
  • Organizing and de-cluttering
  • Clearing the countertops
  • The refrigerator
  • The freezer
  • The pantry
  • The spice rack

Aging Mindfully

  • How do you perceive aging?
  • Stereotypes about aging
  • Mindfulness and focus on the breath
  • Mindfulness and acceptance
  • Keeping an open mind about new ideas
  • Mindfulness and attention, leading to learning new things
  • Practice tips

Cooking Must-Haves, Should-Wants and Don’t-Needs

  • Cooking Implement -must haves
  • Cooking Implement -should wants
  • Cooking Implement -don’t needs
  • Pantry -must haves
  • Pantry -should wants
  • Pantry -don’t needs
  • Cookbook -must haves
  • Cookbook -should wants
  • Cookbook -don’t needs

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on the natural treatment of asthma in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen clinic go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To read Naomi Bussin’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

#77 The Factors Driving the Purpose Built Rental Market, The Mindset for Treatment of Chronic Pain, How to Travel Like a Holistic Nutritionist and Reasonable Expectations of Your Yogi

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 27th and 28th, 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 discuss the factors driving the purpose built rental market with Mitchell Abrahams, the mindset for treatment of chronic pain with Rucsandra Mitrea, how to travel like a holistic nutritionist with Megan Horsley and reasonable expectations of your yogi with Jodi Fischtein

We specifically discuss:

What are the factors driving the purpose built rental market?

  • Competition between building condos and rental projects as an investment
  • Long term vs. short term investment
  • Low interest rates
  • Demographics – Baby Boomers and Millennials
  • Differences in the way rental buildings are being built over time
  • Stakeholders – government, ratepayer groups
  • Incentives to encourage the supply of rental projects
  • Immigration and employment opportunities
  • The taxation regime
  • The Toronto municipal position
  • The development community advocacy
  • Stability of income and appreciation of capital assets

The mindset for treatment of chronic pain

  • The connection between mindset and treatment of pain
  • Paying attention to emotions
  • The “innate intelligence of the body”
  • Body, mindset and emotion
  • How does fear impede the healing process?
  • Stress hormones
  • How do we overcome fear and heal?
  • How does the mindset get changed?
  • Dealing with pain with an emergency strategy
  • Long term strategy for maintenance

Travel like a holistic nutritionist

  • Water – dehydration while flying
  • Vegetables
  • Digestive enzymes – probiotics
  • Jet lag – sleep and supplements
  • Eat locally
  • Exercise

Reasonable expectations of your yogi

  • What is expected of a modern yogi?
  • Holding space
  • Mentorship
  • Beyond the physical
  • Which expectations are reasonable…and which are not?
  • Being the perfect citizen
  • Social media persona

Links:

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

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea go here.

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Jodi Fischtein’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.