#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.

 

#26 The Natural Treatment of Headaches, Yoga as a Medium For Change and The Pros and Cons of Cleansing

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 5, 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 discuss how to treat headaches naturally with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; how yoga is a medium for change with Jodi Fischtein and the pros and cons of cleansing with Charlene Day

We specifically discuss:

Treating Athlete’s Foot Naturally:

  • what are Primary Headaches?
  • stress, migraine or cluster headaches
  • causes of primary headaches
  • what are Secondary Headaches?
  • natural remedies and Primary Headaches
  • essential oils
  • herbs and supplements for headache prevention
  • lifestyle prevention of headaches
  • calming treatment for existing headaches

Yoga as a Medium for Change:

  • self-inquiry: seeking dimensions in yourself
  • jettison previous behaviour
  • interconnections
  • listening
  • changes through mindfulness
  • compassion

The Pros and Cons of Cleansing:

  • what is a cleanse?
  • what does a cleanse do?
  • Spring cleanse
  • are cleanses for everyone?
  • types of cleanse
  • prepping for and transitioning out of cleanse
  • commitments to cleanse
  • best and worst part of cleansing

Links:

For Joel’s article about Headaches in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For Jodi’s article taking yoga and change in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Charlene Day Meditation go here.