Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 26 and 27, 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 how to make your bedroom a sanctuary of peace with Adarsh Shah, the phenomenon of grey divorce with Lorne Fine, foods that support sleep with Megan Horsley and the importance of healthy relationships with Montrella Cowan
We specifically discuss:
How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sanctuary of Peace
Pillows: “the mattress for your head”
How long should you use a pillow for?
How do you find the right pillow?
New pillow technology
What is a grey divorce?
When do people get divorced?
Why is grey divorce happening?
Factors militating staying together
Assets: matrimonial homes, pensions etc.
Division of property
Hiring a financial consultant
Advice for those considering getting a divorce
Foods That Support Sleep
The interconnection between nutrition and sleep
How sleep affects nutrition
The gut-brain axis
Foods high in tryptophan
Foods with Gaba
Caffeine, sugar, alcohol, processed foods
The Importance of Healthy Relationships
Why is having healthy relationships so important?
What can we do to improve our relationship skills?
Let people know that what they’re feeling is okay
Give people space
How do you learn how to pick up on non-verbal cues?
For more information about show sponsor Ultramatic and Adarsh Shah go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 2 and 3, 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 managing stress with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, the anti-viral properties of oil of oregano with Roger Baird, adopting pets during social isolation with Hannah Sotropa and whether now is the time for self-improvement with Rod MacDonald
We specifically discuss:
Managing Stress Naturally
Stress overlapping with depression
Diet and lifestyle strategy to deal with adrenal fatigue
Sleep and Melatonin
B Vitamins, Adaptogens
The Anti-Viral Properties of Oil of Oregano
Wild oil of oregano
Ingesting oil of oregano
What are the health benefits of oil of oregano?
Adopting Pets During Social Isolation
What are the benefits of adopting a pet?
What is the process of adopting a pet during Covid-19 social distancing?
Motives for adopting a pet
Pet adoption vs. pet fostering
Considerations when adopting a pet
If you’re interested in adopting or fostering a pet go here.
Is Now The Time for Self-Improvement?
Is Covid-19 the right time to contemplate self-improvement?
Self-awareness and carrying forward
Does worrying and stress impede personal growth?
Steps to starting self-improvement
Accountability and structure
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
For more information about Dr. Philip Rouchotas go here.
To learn more about Roger Baird and Oil of Oregano go here.
To learn more about Toronto Humane Society go here.
To read articles written by Rod MacDonald in Tonic Magazine go here.