#178 Why Canadians with Chronic Ailments Won’t Get Proactive Help During Covid-19, Mindfulness and External Boundaries, The Treatment of Sprained Ankles and How Letting Unpleasant Memories Hold Back our Present and Future

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 3 and 4, 2021 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 why Canadians with chronic ailments aren’t seeking treatment during Covid-19 with Dr. Alice Cheng, mindfulness and external boundaries with Tracey Soghrati, , the treatment of sprained ankles with Dr. Erin Boynton and how letting unpleasant memories impact our present and future with Rod MacDonald

We specifically discuss:

Why Canadians with Chronic Conditions Aren’t Getting Help

  • Are Canadians reluctant to get help with their chronic conditions during Covid?
  • Virtual healthcare
  • Why 38% of those with chronic conditions are avoiding the health care system
  • Covid related stress
  • Who is most at risk at delaying healthcare?
  • The limitations of virtual health care
  • Is it safe to seek treatment and get testing
  • What can we do to make sure that we’re not jeopardizing our health

Mindfulness and External Boundaries

  • What are external boundaries?
  • How external boundaries change over time
  • The relationship between mindfulness and external boundaries
  • Can everyone improve their awareness?
  • Examples of external boundaries
  • Suggestions on setting external boundaries

The Treatment of Sprained Ankles

  • Ankle sprains and twisted ankles
  • High ankle sprains
  • What is the treatment for a rolled/sprained ankle?
  • Isometric exercises
  • When should you seek medical attention for a sprained ankle?
  • Is it okay to walk on a sprained ankle?
  • Is it necessary to get an X-ray?
  • How long does it take for a sprained ankle to heal?
  • Strengthening the muscles around the ankle
  • What can we do to speed up the healing process

How Unpleasant Memories Can Impact Your Present and Future

  • Revisiting unpleasant memories
  • How can memories hold us back?
  • The emotional elements of memories
  • Modifying or reprogramming unpleasant memories
  • How to modify our memories

To learn more about Dr. Alice Cheng go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Dr. Erin Boynton go here.

To learn more about Rod MacDonald here.

#174 Women’s Healthy Hormones, Your Core Beliefs Are The Skeleton Keys Behind Who You Are, Mindfulness and Internal Boundaries and Cooking With Wine

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 6 and 7, 2021 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’ll discuss hormone health for women with Dr. Gordon Chang, how your core beliefs are the skeleton keys behind who you are with Rod MacDonald, mindfulness and internal boundaries with Tracey Soghrati and cooking with wine with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Women’s Healthy Hormones

  • A holistic approach to hormone health
  • Phytoestrogens
  • Collagen
  • Lifestyle choices
  • Detoxification – liver cleanse and supplementation
  • The role of trace minerals: absorption
  • Essential fatty acids

Your Core Beliefs Are Skeleton Keys

  • What is a core belief?
  • False notions
  • Can people recognize their core beliefs?
  • Can people change their core beliefs?
  • Are there limits to changing core beliefs?

Mindfulness and Internal Boundaries

  • What are boundaries?
  • Internal vs. external boundaries
  • Why should we set an internal boundary
  • When you should set an internal boundary?
  • How do yo set an internal boundary?
  • Thoughts vs feelings

Cooking With Wine 

  • Benefits of cooking with wine
  • Which wines should be used for cooking?
  • How do you use wine in cooking?
  • Alternatives to wine

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To read Rod MacDonald’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.