#31 Herbal Remedies for Mobility, Mindfulness for Helping With Anxiety and Buy It vs. Make It Yourself Recipes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 16 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 herbal supplements for mobility with Dr. Gordon Chang, mindfulness for helping with anxiety with Tracey Soghrati and Buy It vs. Make It Yourself recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

Herbal Supplements for Mobility

  • glucosamine and chondroitin as a building block
  • controlling inflammation – turmeric extract
  • B Vitamins, Minerals
  • supplements over diet for vitamins and minerals
  • anti-oxidants and free radicals
  • variety of anti-oxidants

Mindfulness to Help With Anxiety

  • mindfulness practice
  • “paying attention in the present moment with an open mind and curiosity”
  • the body
  • don’t create a story
  • take your ego out of the equation
  • Mark Manson “F… Your Feelings”
  • be aware of your emotions without engaging them
  • become the observer of your experience

Buy It vs. Make It Yourself Recipes

  • Pasta – noodles
  • Pasta – sauces
  • cacio e pepe (+asparagus)  Dinner:Changing The Game
  • Spaghetti with tomatoes, garlic, basil and chilis  Six Seasons
  • Salads – dressing
  • Salads – washed greens
  • Baked goods
  • Cookies:  Smitten Kitchen
  • Bread
  • Pies: The Art of Pie, Pie and Pastry Bible
  • Cake/Muffins: Smitten Kitchen
  • Fancy Pastry

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Tracey go here.

To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

 

#22: Top Tips for Detoxification, Self-Advocacy in Your Personal Relationship and Moving on From a Toxic Relationship

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 7 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 detoxification with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to advocate in your personal relationship with Carlyle Jansen and moving on from a toxic relationship with Rod MacDonald.

We specifically discuss:

Top Tips To Detoxification

  • our bodies detoxify naturally
  • assisting our bodies to detoxify
  • toxins build up gradually
  • constant stress builds up toxin over time
  • liver, kidney, intestines, skin
  • detoxifying on an ongoing basis

Self-Advocacy in a Personal Relationship

  • expressing yourself in a long-term relationship
  • practice (of saying things) makes perfect
  • timing is important
  • “I like this – I don’t like that”
  • dynamics of long term relationship
  • can these conversations be planned

Moving on From a Toxic Relationship

  • First Steps in getting over a relationship
  • recognize that relationships end
  • don’t focus on the relationship but rather on ourselves
  • becoming the best version of ourselves
  • objectivity and time
  • disconnecting
  • avoiding patterns

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To read Carlyle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rod’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.