Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 11 and 12, 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 how to avoid viral and bacterial infections with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, how to “MacGyver” a home gym with Dr. Stacy Irvine, how to create a “Dine Out” experience at home with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and creating and maintaining social connections with Jodi Fischtein
We specifically discuss:
Avoiding Viral and Bacterial Infections
Awareness, Avoidance, Action
Seasonal Influenza – viral infections
Lifestyle: Nutrition, Sleep, Exercise
Underlying conditions: Immune compromised
“MacGyver” Your Own Home Gym
The importance of exercise
Social media tools
Higher incidence of injuries
The proper space
Floors and Mirrors
MacGyvering the equipment
Create a “Dine Out” Experience At Home
Take in from a restaurant
The ambiance and mood
Drinking and Cannabis at home
Turn off the electronic devices
The virtual pot-luck dinner
Creating and Maintaining Social Connections Through Yoga
Being part of something
Activity clearing the mind
Meditation and mindfulness
Introverts and extroverts
Online yoga classes and guided meditations
The language of yoga
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
For more information about Dr. Philip Rouchotas go here.
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
Energy Efficiency and Building Envelopes
Outdoor Space – balconies vs. common spaces
Interior Space – bedrooms
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”
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
For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.
To learn more about Dr. Vanderzwan and WeedMD go here.