Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 26 and 27, 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 make your bedroom a sanctuary of peace with Adarsh Shah, the phenomenon of grey divorce with Lorne Fine, foods that support sleep with Megan Horsley and the importance of healthy relationships with Montrella Cowan
We specifically discuss:
How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sanctuary of Peace
Pillows: “the mattress for your head”
How long should you use a pillow for?
How do you find the right pillow?
New pillow technology
What is a grey divorce?
When do people get divorced?
Why is grey divorce happening?
Factors militating staying together
Assets: matrimonial homes, pensions etc.
Division of property
Hiring a financial consultant
Advice for those considering getting a divorce
Foods That Support Sleep
The interconnection between nutrition and sleep
How sleep affects nutrition
The gut-brain axis
Foods high in tryptophan
Foods with Gaba
Caffeine, sugar, alcohol, processed foods
The Importance of Healthy Relationships
Why is having healthy relationships so important?
What can we do to improve our relationship skills?
Let people know that what they’re feeling is okay
Give people space
How do you learn how to pick up on non-verbal cues?
For more information about show sponsor Ultramatic and Adarsh Shah go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 23 and 24 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 how stress and inflammation impacts your health with Dr. Gordon Chang, Divorce over 50 with Mara Marcello, improving your digestion with Megan Horsley and the connection between depression and sex with Carlyle Jansen
We specifically discuss:
How Do Inflammation and Stress Impact Your Health?
Inflammation and the body’s response
Acute inflammation leads to an overreaction by white blood cells
Covid-19 and white blood cells attacking lung lining
Controlling the inflammation: anti-inflammatory treatment
Can you get anti-oxidants from your diet?
Divorce over 50
Is Covid-19 driving more inquires about divorce?
Can you get a divorce during Covid-19?
The Grey Divorce
What issues are unique to those divorcing over 50?
The key issue: the financial picture
Research is the first step
How To Improve Your Digestion
Drinking (lots of) water
When should you drink water?
Avoid known allergens
Eat slowly and calmly
Don’t cook or eat when you’re upset
Seek out a health practitioner
Sex and Depression
Anxiety and depression impacting sex
Sex as a coping mechanism during Covid-19
Signs of depression
How do you raise the issue with your partner?
How does depression manifest physically?
Depression medication impacting sex
Can you have a sexual relationship if suffering with depression?
Can sex help someone suffering with depression?
Tips to maintain a sex life during depression
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.
To learn more about Mara Marcello and Divorce Angels go here
To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here
To read Carlyle Jansen’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.