Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 26 and 27, 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 medical cannabis as a treatment for mental illnesses with Dr. Mandeep Singh, mental training for healing your body with Rucsandra Mitrea, three great overlooked grains with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and Mindful Communications with Tracey Soghrati
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis and Mental Health
A holistic approach to treating mental health issues
How does medical cannabis fit in with a holistic approach?
Doctors’ reluctance to prescribe medical cannabis
Addiction risk to medical cannabis
Side affects of medical cannabis
Contraindications to using medical cannabis
Mental Training for Healing Your Body
Why dealing with pain is like training for the Olympics
The desire to heal is the driving force
The belief that you will heal
Facilitating mental and emotional health to help the body heal
A gradual process to changing beliefs
How to start the snowball rolling
Three Great Overlooked Grains
Cooking with whole grains
How to cook Farro
How to cook Amaranth
How do you mindfully listen?
What do people do in communication that is off-putting?
How do we improve our communication?
Being present to your own experience
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For more information about Dr. Mandeep Singh go here.
For more information about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.
For more information about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.
For more information about Tracey Soghrati go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 8th and 9th, 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 chat about boosting energy with Dr. Gordon Chang; discuss why you should indulge over the holidays with Megan Horsley; learn all about vertical farming with Bob Legault and cannabis during Christmas with Rick Gillman. And there’s a Soul Segment too!
We specifically discuss:
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep:
Why do we get less sleep this time of year?
Sunlight and Vitamin D
Stress of the season
St. John’s Wort
Lifestyle changes for sleep
Why do we need to sleep?
Why You Should Indulge Over The Holidays:
Why do some people dread this time of year?
Setting up parameters
Its the holidays (stupid) – enjoy
Bring your own healthy food to the celebration
Mixing it up for your metabolism – avoiding starvation mode
Reducing fat or eating good fats
Indulging before New Years
What is vertical farming?
LED lighting mimicking sunlight
What are the benefits of vertical farming?
Hydroponics and Aquaponics
Is vertical farming cost effective?
Is this considered an organic product?
SOUL SEGMENT: Your Love Life
Cannabis and Christmas:
What issues and problems are people dealing with this time of year?
PTSD, Anxiety and Depression
How does cannabis help with mental health issues?
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Cannabis strains for mental health issues
Cannabis and interactions with alcohol
Cannabis and gift giving
Cannabis and the holiday celebrations
Cannabis dosing in holiday foods
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.
To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about vertical farming and Back 40 Growers go here.
To read Rick Gillman’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.