#111 The Benefits of Group Guided Tours, Creating a Legacy, Eating Healthy When You Don’t Like To Cook and The Best Ways To Practice Mindfulness Over The Holidays

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 21 and 22, 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 benefits of group guided travel tours with George Levesque,  creating a legacy with David Bernstein, eating healthy when you don’t like to cook with Shauna Lindzon and the best ways to practice mindfulness over the holidays with Tracey Soghrati.

We specifically discuss:

The Benefits of Guided Tours

  • What are guided tours?
  • What are the benefits of guided tours?
  • The educational elements of tours
  • Traveling via group tour vs. traveling on your own
  • How does group travel save time?
  • Are group tours too programmed?
  • Do group tours allow for inter-generational travel?
  • What does a typical day on a group tour look like?
  • How much customization is available on a group tour?
  • What kinds of health and wellness options are available on tour?
  • What should you look for in a tour operator?

Creating a Legacy

  • What does legacy mean?
  • Material legacy and intrinsic legacy
  • Attaining a sense of peace through creating legacy
  • Is it too late to think about your legacy?
  • How can we help someone preserve their legacy?

Eating Healthy When You Don’t Like To Cook

  • Deconstructed meals
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Healthy pantry and fridge
  • Dinner

The Best Ways To Practice Mindfulness Over The Holidays

  • Mindful eating
  • Time management
  • Mindful shopping
  • Connecting to joy
  • Prioritizing your practice

For more information about show sponsor EF Go Ahead Tours go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

 

#87 The Top Tips for Optimal Sleep, Emotionally Focused Therapy, The Benefits of Lunch and Protein

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 6 and 7, 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 top tips for optimal sleep with Joel Thuna, emotionally focused therapy with Carlyle Jansen, the benefits of lunch with Naomi Bussin and protein with Shauna Lindzon.

 

We specifically discuss:

Top Tips For Optimal Sleep

  • The importance of sleep
  • What happens if you don’t sleep?
  • REM and SWS
  • Dream state and brain health
  • How much sleep do we need?
  • Sleep debt
  • Your sleep space
  • Exercise
  • Scheduling your sleep
  • “Tuning out”
  • Stimulants
  • Supplements – herbal teas and essential oils
  • Melatonin

Emotionally Focused Therapy

  • What is emotionally focused therapy?
  • Emotional connections
  • Self-Awareness
  • Recognizing patterns
  • Emotional responsiveness
  • Engagement
  • Primary responses
  • Mal-adaptive responses
  • Instrumental responses
  • The EFT process
  • Emotions aren’t irrational
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Attached

The Benefits of Lunch

  • Why is lunch underrated?
  • The importance of lunch
  • Sad desk lunch
  • Lunch mistakes
  • Modern Lunch
  • Lunch clubs

Protein

  • Why do we need protein?
  • Protein for building muscle
  • What are good protein sources?
  • Plant based proteins
  • What is the healthiest protein?
  • Are we getting enough protein in our diet?
  • Protein powders

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on the top tips for great sleep in Tonic Magazine go here.

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

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

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.