#85 What Statistics Say About Renting in Toronto, The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear On The Body, Summer Entertaining and The Attachment Theory of Relationships

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 22 and 23, 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 what the statistics tell us about renting in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, the unexpected cause of wear and tear on the body with Rucsandra Mitrea, Summer entertaining with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and the “Attachment Theory” of relationships with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

What Statistics Tell Us About Renting in Toronto

  • 5/10 of highest priced residential rental markets are in Toronto
  • Population gains, immigration and employment = demand
  • Vancouver vs. Toronto
  • As at April /2019 – highest level of housing construction starts
  • Dealing with supply issues at the lower end of the market
  • Average and median rents have decreased by 2% in May/19 in Canada, except for Toronto
  • Correlation between single family dwellings and rental markets
  • Benjamin Tal: Risk in the marketplace: current prices are fair

The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear on the Body

  • Obvious causes of stress on the body: injuries, age, birth defects
  • Dehydration and connective tissue
  • compressed joints
  • sustained stress
  • misalignment

Summer Entertaining

  • Planning at the beginning of the Summer
  • Drinks: Large batch- Margaritas
  • Appetizers: Beet Gravlax, Slow Roasted Tomatoes
  • Main Course: Pasta Salad. Grilling with Salsa Verde, Spice Rubs
  • Dessert: Frozen Galette Dough, Ice Cream stuffed Cannoli Shells

The “Attachment Theory” of Relationships

  • What is the Attachment Theory?
  • Did you feel secured and cared for by a primary caregiver?
  • Secure attachments
  • Anxious/Preoccupied attachments
  • Dismissive/Avoidant attachments
  • Fearful/Avoidant attachments
  • How can we tell what sort of attachment style we have?
  • What can we do about our attachment style?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitera and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

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

#40 Busting Joint Health Myths, Mindfulness and Sex, Losing Weight Around Your Middle and Blood Maintenance In Our Medical System

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 11 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 bust joint health myths with Dr. Gordon Chang, discuss mindfulness and sex with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen, how to lose weight around your middle with Kathleen Trotter and blood maintenance with Dr. Stuart McLuskey

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

We specifically discuss:

Busting Joint Health Myths

  • supplements: glucosamine, B Vitamins, enzymes, collagen, Vitamin C,  minerals
  • chondroitin and/or glucosamine
  • joint pain – inflammation
  • herbal anti-inflammatory
  • joint pain and age
  • foods affecting joint pain – night shade, tomatoes
  • excess weight and joint pain
  • exercise exacerbates joint pain
  • ease off if arthritis flares up
  • rain, damp weather – arthritis

Sex and Mindfulness

  • multi-tasking vs. living in the moment
  • minds are like wandering puppies
  • mindfulness and pain – as it pertains to sex
  • mindfulness helping with sex
  • mindfulness and the beginner’s mind
  • facilitating mindfulness

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Financial

Losing Weight From Around Your Middle

  • losing weight vs. being healthy
  • fat loss
  • interval training and strength training
  • nutrition
  • what is interval training?
  • interval training and injuries
  • strength training

PURE BEAUTY: Neem

Blood Maintenance in the Medical System:

  • Blood maintenance and conservation
  • addressing preoperative anemia
  • iron deficiencies
  • cost of blood products
  • anesthesiologist’s role in blood management
  • patient advocating for blood maintenance

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

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

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stuart McCluskey go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

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