#146 Best Clinical Health Care Practices in the New Normal, Host Gifts for Backyard and Cottage Get-Togethers, Mindfulness and Loneliness and Sports Injury Triage

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 22 and 23, 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 the best clinical health care practices with George Barakat, host gifts for backyard and cottage get-togethers with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, Mindfulness and Loneliness with Tracey Soghrati and sports injury triage with Dr. Stacy Irvine

We specifically discuss:

Best Clinical Health Care Practices

  • What is the ‘new normal’?
  • Protocols for medical clinics
  • Planning for the future: digital presence
  • Implementing what has been learned
  • Protecting the staff
  • The collective greater good
  • What will the best practices look like going forward?
  • Coordinating the technology

Host Gifts for Cottage or Backyard Get-Togethers

  • The job of home or cottage entertaining
  • “What can I bring?”
  • Taking care of the cocktail hour
  • Bringing a board
  • Spatchcock chicken
  • Spice rubs
  • Salad

Mindfulness and Loneliness

  • Loneliness is an epidemic
  • Can people be lonely when they’re around other people?
  • Loneliness vs. social isolation
  • The neuroscience of loneliness
  • The perception of threat
  • Losing the ability to engage
  • How do we know if we’re lonely?
  • Reengaging via mindfulness
  • Monitoring your environment
  • Accepting your experience in the moment
  • Being present in social situations

Sports Injury Triage

  • Injuries connected to doing new activities
  • Twisted ankles
  • Back pain
  • Tennis elbow/Golfer’s elbow
  • Yoga wrist

For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

#93 Psychedelics for Wellness and End of Life, Hosting a Holistic Barbecue , Mortality and No Cook Dinners

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Aug17, 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 chat about psychedelics for wellness and end of life with Dr. Sanjeev Goel, hosting a holistic barbecue with Megan Horsley RHN, mortality with David Bernstein and No Cook Dinners with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Psychedelics for wellness and end of life

  • What are psychedelics?
  • How do psychedelics act on our bodies?
  • How were psychedelics historically used?
  • Three categories of psychedelics
  • How are psychedelics used today?
  • The “God Particle”
  • Is there a permanent shift after taking psychedelics?
  • Are the psychedelics psychologically addictive?
  • The “Bad Trip”
  • The efficacy of psychedelics for wellness
  • End of Life/Palliative Care
  • Safety and Legal Considerations

Hosting a Holistic Barbecue:

  • Satisfying specific diets
  • Beyond Meat vs. Home Made Plant Based Foods
  • Tempeh Skewers
  • Satisfying the Keto diet
  • Etiquette
  • Environmental impact of hosting
  • Dessert

Mortality

  • Life on your own terms
  • The Beginner’s Guide To The End
  • Identity, Dignity vs.Risk
  • Quality and Quantity of Life
  • The Shrinking Universe
  • Purpose
  • Appreciating the Moments

No Cook Dinners:

  • What are “No Cook Dinners”?
  • Poke Bowls
  • Vietnamese Noodle Salad
  • Hand Rolls
  • Lobster Rolls
  • Pre-Cooked Rotisserie Chicken
  • Hummus Wrap

For more information about show sponsor Peakhuman and Dr. Sanjeev Goel go here.

To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about David Bernstein go here

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here