#168 Fixing Ourselves Together, How To Stop a Panic Attack, Lockdown Fitness Trends and What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About the Restaurant Industry

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 23 and 24, 2021 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 fix ourselves collectively with Mat Rosenblatt, how to stop a panic attack with Heather Lillico, fitness trends that emerged out of the lockdown with Dr. Stacy Irvine and what we learned about the restaurant industry as a result of the pandemic with Vito Marinuzzi

We specifically discuss:

Fixing Ourselves Collectively

  • What are the collateral impacts of Covid-19?
  • What else are we dealing with collectively?
  • The eroding faith in the pillars of society
  • A utopian view of society
  • Small steps towards big changes
  • Obstacles lead to opportunities

How To Stop a Panic Attack

  • What it’s like to have a panic attack
  • Symptoms of a panic attack
  • How do panic attacks impact your life?
  • What are the triggers of panic attacks?
  • How do you stop a panic attack?
  • Grounding: the 5-4-3-2-1 technique
  • Switching to the parasympathetic system
  • Acknowledging the panic attack as it happens
  • Breathing techniques
  • What do you do after a panic attack occurs?
  • Is there a way to prevent panic attacks?

Lockdown Fitness Trends

  • Taking the initiative
  • Home workouts
  • Peloton
  • The Mirror
  • Livestreaming fitness classes
  • Winter sporting equipment runs and shortages
  • Covid Puppies

What The Pandemic Taught Us About the Restaurant Industry

  • Adaptation
  • The team is an asset
  • Rest vs. the “hustle”
  • Communication
  • The pivot to takeout
  • Can you plan for the future?
  • Deliveries
  • post Covid trends

To learn more about Mat Rosenblatt go here.

To learn more about Heather Lillico go here

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.

#166 Paying For Our Holiday Sins of Excess, Marriage Contracts, Keeping Your Mood Up During Trying Times and Positive Pandemic Nutrition Trends

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 9 and 10, 2021 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’ll discuss paying for our sins of excess over the holidays with Dr. Gordon Chang; the importance of marriage contracts with Sabina Haqqani; the natural approach to keeping your mood up during these challenging times with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the positive nutrition trends that came out of Covid-19 with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Paying For Our Sins of Holiday Excess

  • Holiday Sins
  • What approach should you take to correcting excess?
  • Boosting your metabolism
  • The proper approach to cleansing
  • “A good sweat”
  • What are reasonable expectations from a cleanse?
  • Liver, kidney and lung cleanses
  • Supplements to support exercise

The Importance of Marriage Contracts

  • What is a marriage contract?
  • What can you, or can’t you, contract for?
  • When will a court set aside part or all of a marriage contract?
  • Transparency and full disclosure
  • Independent legal advice
  • Do you need a lawyer to draft a marriage contract?
  • Are marriage contracts just for wealthy people?
  • Can you create a marriage contract after the marriage?
  • Can you amend a marriage contract?
  • Timing of the agreement and duress

How To Keep Your Mood Up, Naturally

  • Covid-19 and mental health issues
  • SAD
  • The connection between chronic stress and mood
  • The pillars of stress management
  • Food and your mood
  • Breakfast!
  • Avoiding refined foods
  • Mood boosting activities
  • SAD lamps

Positive Nutrition Trends Coming out of Covid-19

  • New culinary skills development
  • Food shopping
  • Caring for others’ nutrition
  • Eating for one

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Sabina Haqqani go here

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.