#122 Women’s Health Issues, Interior Design For Seniors, Drinking Your Calories and The “Right Effort” To Achieve Your Health Goals

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 7 and 8, 2020 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 women’s health issues with Andrea Donsky RHN, interior designing for seniors with Leanne Masellis and Rosemary Chemello, drinking your calories with Shauna Lindzon,  and how the “Right Effort” can help you attain your health goals with Kathleen Trotter

We specifically discuss:

Women’s Health Issues

  • Women’s heart health
  • Presentations of heart disease in women
  • Diminishing risk of heart disease in women
  • Fitness: mental health, bone density, muscle mass
  • Maintaining muscle mass
  • Getting enough protein
  • Beef bone broth and collagen
  • Bone broth capsules or powders

Interior Design for Seniors

  • Maneuverability
  • Aging in place
  • Independence in the home
  • The front door
  • Organizing – for height, weight, etc.
  • Condominiums – entries, washroom size
  • Comfort

Drinking Your Calories

  • Alcohols
  • Flavouring -syrups, juices, bitters
  • Kombucha
  • Specialty coffee drink
  • Smoothies and juices

“The Right Effort” and Health Goals

  • Right effort vs. busy effort
  • The outdated version of yourself
  • Starting somewhere
  • The right equipment
  • Making smart goals
  • Growth oriented mindset
  • Tweak the plan as you proceed
  • Guilt > shame

For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

To learn more about Andrea Donsky go here.

To learn more about Leanne Masellis, Rosemary Chemello and their work at Dynamic Downsizers go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here

 

#18: The Lack of New Residential Rental Stock in Toronto, Why It Can Sometimes Be Hard to Say “No” and How To Get Your Mojo Back

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 10, 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 the lack of residential rental stock in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, Why It’s Sometimes Hard to say “No” with Tonic Sex Expert, Carlyle Jansen and How to Get Your Mojo Back with Tonic’s Coach Rod MacDonald.

We specifically discuss:

The Lack of New Residential Rental Stock in Toronto:

  • why is there a lack of new residential rental buildings in Toronto?
  • rent control and lack of investment
  • vacancy decontrol
  • condominiums and return on investment
  • the risk of having condominiums as a significant portion of the rental market
  • current government policy and constraining supply
  • affordable vs. market housing

 Why It Can Sometimes Be Hard To Say “No”:

  • Aziz Ansari and Grace
  • is sexual aggression a common experience?
  • socialization role playing
  • expectation among partners
  • the timing and context of the situation
  • communication and self esteem
  • shame and regret
  • How do we avoid situations?
  • abstinence and forethought

How to Get Your Mojo Back:

  • Bucket Lists and Goals
  • Perspective and Experience
  • Exercise
  • Eating Well
  • Spending Time with Good People

Links:

For more information about The Benvenuto Group go here. 

For Carlyle’s article about why it’s sometimes hard to say “no” in Tonic Magazine go here.

For Rod’s article on getting your mojo back in Tonic Magazine go here.

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