#42 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Building a “Kindful” Nation, Hydration and Returning to your Passion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 25th, 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 the natural treatment of inflammation and joint health with Tawnya Ritco; building a “kindful” nation with Bhante  Saranapala “The Urban Buddhist Monk”, hydration with Tonic Holistic Nutritionist Megan Horsley and returning to your passion with street artist Mr. Hydde.

Also….The Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Health:

  • What is inflammation?
  • Inflammation and pain
  • Response to injury
  • stress and inflammation
  • diet and inflammation
  • turmeric, celery
  • supplementation
  • hydration
  • pain and mental health
  • diaphragmatic breathing

Building a “Kindful” Nation:

  • What does it mean to be “kindful”?
  • mindfulness
  • kindness
  • being kind to yourself
  • do no harm to yourself or others
  • shifting attention
  • creating a kindful nation in Canada
  • canadaamindfulnation.ca

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Celebrity Reading

Summer Hydration:

  • The importance of water in the body
  • electrolytes
  • hydration is seasonal
  • tap water – chlorine and fluoride
  • fluoride and iodine
  • spring water
  • water filtration system
  • other fluids: coconut water, maple water

PURE BEAUTY: Basil and Holy Basil

Returning to your Passion

  • Walking away from your passion
  • Coming close to success
  • Coming back to your passion
  • Refocusing the attention
  • Creating for yourself, but connecting to the world
  • Momentum
  • Enjoying the process over the result
  • The Bushwick Collective

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about the Urban Buddhist Monk and Mindful Canada Symposium go here.

To learn more about Mr. Hydde go here.

To learn more about Megan Horsley go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.

#35 Natural Treatment of Flatulence, Top Tips for Exercising Outdoors, What Its Like To Defend An Accused Murderer and Hot Yoga

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 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 how to treat flatulence naturally with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; the top tips for exercising outdoors with Kathleen Trotter, what it’s like to defend an accused murderer with Boris Bytensky and the ins and outs of Hot Yoga with Rachelle Wintzen

We specifically discuss:

Treating Flatulence Naturally:

  • the physiology of flatulence?
  • Its all about the sulphur
  • causes of flatulence
  • conditions leading to flatulence
  • foods that lead to flatulence
  • “Fodmap”
  • Reducing flatulence

The Ins and Outs of Exercising Outdoors

  • Why exercise outdoors?
  • cost and accessibility
  • sun protection
  • hydration
  • viability
  • footwear
  • parks
  • cottages- water
  • water safety

What Its Like To Defend an Accused Murderer

  • What’s the hardest part of defending a murderer?
  • stress and the process
  • there are no small cases
  • technology and litigation
  • social media
  • cell phone
  • #metoo
  • fair trial
  • stress of practice

Hot Yoga:

  • What is hot yoga?
  • infrared heat
  • Bikram yoga
  • risk of injury
  • hydration
  • clothing
  • sweat

Links:

For Joel’s article about Flatulence in Tonic Magazine go here. 

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Boris Bytensky go here.

To read Rachelle’s article about Hot Yoga in Tonic Magazine go here.