#76 The 411 on CBD, How to Have a Mindful Marriage, How to Increase Longevity Naturally, What Makes a Good Cookbook

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 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 get the 411 on CBD with Shekhar Parmar, and we’ll discuss how to have a mindful marriage with Tracey Soghrati, how to increase longevity naturally with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and what makes a good cookbook with Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

CBD

  • What is CBD?
  • How does CBD work?
  • What can CBD help us with?
  • The endocannabinoid system
  • The delivery systems for CBD
  • THC in CBD products
  • The Entourage Effect
  • CBD from cannabis vs. hemp
  • CBD is a regulated substance
  • Contraindications for CBD

How to Have a Mindful Marriage

  • Core-Negative Image (CNI)
  • Mindfulness vs. CNI
  • The practice of mindfulness and auto-regulation
  • Being more present in your marriage
  • Turning towards your partner’s bids

Increase Longevity Naturally

  • Blue zones
  • What do they eat in the blue zones?
  • Strong community and activities
  • Regular exercise
  • Fasting
  • Purpose
  • Sexual activity
  • Outdoor activity
  • Exposure to cold

What Makes a Good Cookbook?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.

To find Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Emily Lipinski go here.

#68 Building the Dream Apartment For Empty-Nesters, Patient Feedback on Medical Cannabis, Mindfulness of the Ego, How To Live The Best Life For The Rest of Your Life

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 23 and 24 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 building the dream apartment for empty nesters with Mitchell Abrahams, prescribing medical cannabis with Dr. Jonas Vanderzwan, mindfulness of the ego with Tracey Soghrati and how to live your best life for the rest of your life with David Bernstein

We specifically discuss:

Building a Dream Apartment for Empty Nesters

  • Location, Transit, Walk-ability, Shopping, Entertainment, Parkland, Family
  • More Living into Less Space
  • Natural Light
  • Energy Efficiency and Building Envelopes
  • Outdoor Space – balconies vs. common spaces
  • Interior Space – bedrooms
  • Modern Kitchens
  • Event Rooms

Patient Feedback on Medical Cannabis

  • What conditions bring people to cannabis?
  • Management of chronic pain
  • Moving off of opioids
  • Cannabis and quality of life
  • Cannabis being used to treat other ailments and symptoms
  • What do patients do when they think they want medical cannabis?
  • Modes of treatment – edibles vs. inhalants
  • Determining the best cannabis options for the patient
  • “Start low and go slow”
  • Proper dosage

Mindfulness of the Ego

  • What do we mean by ego?
  • in tact ego
  • functioning in a role
  • the spiritual ego
  • a sense of self worth outside of the “I”
  • a life purpose that isn’t externally derived
  • How to get started – noticing your thoughts

Living Your Best Life

  • A sense of peace with yourself
  • connectedness, avoiding stress, fulfillment
  • respect – identity and dignity
  • “One day at a time”
  • How to treat our family members?
  • Connecting vs. correcting

Links:

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

To learn more about Dr. Vanderzwan and WeedMD go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein and his business go here.