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 January 12th and 13th, 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 the efficacy and safety of herbal remedies with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to get more vegetables into your meals with Megan Horsley; mindfulness and being effective with Tracey Soghrati and extreme restaurant food trends with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
Efficacy and Safety of Herbal Remedies:
Do herbal remedies work?
The question of dosage
Pathways – opioid, cannibanoid, etc.
Toxicity of herbal remedies
Health Canada regulations
Safety of herbal remedies
How you make herbal remedies; active ingredients
How do you get an effect from herbal remedies?
Herbal remedies are more effective for chronic as opposed to acute conditions
Getting More Vegetables in your Meals:
Why is it important to eat vegetables?
How do we get vegetables into the diet?
Swapping out grains
Cauliflower rice and spiralized vegetables
Swap out wraps
Mindfulness and Effectiveness:
All actions have a cost or consequence
Five Gates of Speech
Is it the right time to say what I want to say?
Window of tolerance
Is what you want to say factual?
fact vs. opinion
Can I say what I want to say gently?
Is what I’m going to say to benefit all parties involved?
Is it actually necessary to say what I’m going to say?