#63 The Factors Impacting the Residential Real Estate Market in Toronto, Cannabis and Seniors, Healthy Cooking Hacks and Traveling to Morocco

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 19 and 20 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 the factors impacting the residential real estate market in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, cannabis and seniors with Dr. Jonas Vanderzwan, healthy cooking hacks with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and traveling to Morocco with Elaine Dixson

We specifically discuss:

Factors Impacting the Residential Rental Market in Toronto

  • How long can you be in a positive real estate market?
  • The cultural/political impetus to be a home owner
  • Historically lower interest rates
  • Foreign investment
  • AirBnB and short term rental
  • Interest Rates and Boomers
  • Interest Rate Income
  • Millennials and the Real Estate Market
  • Development Constraints
  • Is Toronto a “World Class City”?

Cannabis and Seniors

  • Shift in demographics – seniors and cannabis
  • Lifting the stigma of cannabis
  • Why did doctors not previously embrace cannabis?
  • Senior population: poly-pharmacy, drug interactions
  • Cannabis instead of other medications
  • Legalization of the recreational market
  • Benefits of medical vs. self-medication with recreational market

Healthy Cooking Hacks

  • Setting Food Intentions
  • Changing sugar – switching out white sugar for coconut sugar
  • Changing dairy – switching to goat milk
  • Changing coffee – switching to matcha
  • Changing gluten – switching to fermented sourdough
  • Meal prepping

Traveling to Morocco

  • The Sahara Desert
  • Variety of landscapes and terrains
  • Agriculture
  • Spices
  • Moroccan cuisine
  • Wine culture
  • Hammam
  • Argan Oil
  • Cities and UNESCO World Heritage sites

Links:

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

To learn more about Dr. Vanderzwan and WeedMD go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and get recipes discussed today go here.

To read Elaine Dixson’s article in Tonic go here.

 

#49 The Real Estate Bubble in Toronto, Advocacy for Our Loved Ones, Sex Over 60 and Chronic Migraines

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 13 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 real estate bubble in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, advocating for your loved ones with David Bernstein, sex over 60 with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen and the treatment of chronic Migraines with Dr. Ian Finklestein.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

The Real Estate Bubble in Toronto

  • What is a “real estate bubble”?
  • What is driving the demand?
  • What is restricting the supply?
  • Underlying will for people to own real estate
  • The desirability of Toronto as a place to live
  • Toronto as a safe haven for foreign wealth
  • ratio of income to house price
  • low interest rates
  • Baby Boomers and built-up equity
  • patience is the best approach for new development

Advocating for a Loved One

  • what does “advocating” mean?
  • How do you advocate effectively?
  • Why don’t seniors receive effective advocacy?
  • What can we do to prepare to do the best we can?
  • health binder/journal
  • digesting the information
  • Which family member is the advocate?
  • Offloading other care-giving responsibilities

Sex over 60

  • Sex over 60
  • Why are people enjoying sex over 60?
  • Unlearning the sex roadmap
  • Loss of anxiety
  • Openness to new ideas
  • Intention
  • Awareness and Mindfulness
  • Commonality and Trust in a long term relationship

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

The Treatment of Chronic Migraines

  • What is a Migraine?
  • What is a Chronic Migraine?
  • Symptoms of Migraines
  • Triggers of Migraines
  • What treatment options are available?
  • Prevention of migraines
  • Botox therapy
  • CGRP Receptor – designer drugs

Links:

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

To learn more about David Bernstein go here.

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

To learn more about Dr. Ian Finklestein go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.