#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.

#44 Detox 101, Top Tips for Gym Newbies, Yoga Breathing and Preparing for an Empty Nest

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 8 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 talk detox with Joel Thuna, the top times for gym newbies with Kathleen Trotter,  yoga breathing with Jelayna DaSilva, and preparing for an empty nest with Lesley Sandler-Griff.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Detox 101

  • What is a detox?
  • Detox vs. Cleanse
  • Why do you need to detox?
  • How are we exposed to toxins?
  • Chemical synergy
  • The body’s ability to naturally detoxify
  • organs that detoxify: liver, kidneys, colon, skin
  • liver support
  • kidney support
  • colon support
  • kosher products

Top Tips for Gym Newbies

  • We’re all newbies at some point?
  • Finding your fit: “do you”
  • Learning a mindset to work out
  • circuits sets, reps
  • keeping a journal

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Love Life

Yoga Breathing

  • The day to day practice of mindfulness
  • Breath work
  • Breathing techniques
  • Methods to reduce stress
  • Trying too hard: immediate gratification
  • How your approach to mindfulness can be problematic
  • Meditation apps

PURE BEAUTY: Dark Damage

Preparing for an Empty Nest:

  • Maintaining couple-hood
  • The changes that come with an empty nest
  • Free time
  • commonality
  • pets
  • new roles in the home
  • changes in finances
  • changing environment

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

To read Joel’s article on detoxing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Jelayna’s article on yoga breathing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.