Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 17 and 18, 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’ll discuss preventative health heading into colder weather with Dr. Gordon Chang, Improving your happiness with Dr. Jon Cowan cooking soups and stews with Fall produce with Shauna Lindzon, and mindful self care with Tracey Soghrati.
We specifically discuss:
Changing Seasons and Your Health
Prepping our body systems to optimize health
Vitamin D: efficacies and dosage
Reasonable expectations from cleansing
Are North Americans less happy?
Happiness vs. lack of stress
The link between happiness and addiction
How do we regain our happiness?
What happens if we don’t train ourselves to be happy?
What are the health benefits of being happy?
Cooking Soups and Stews with Fall Produce
Comfort foods and hearty foods
Storing herbs and spices
Mindful Self Care
What is self care?
Mental, physical and emotional stress
How does self care connect to mindfulness?
Frequency and consistency
Discipline in your practice
What are examples of self care practices?
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.
To learn more about Dr. Jon Cowan and the Happi Trainer go here
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 22 and 23, 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 the best clinical health care practices with George Barakat, host gifts for backyard and cottage get-togethers with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, Mindfulness and Loneliness with Tracey Soghrati and sports injury triage with Dr. Stacy Irvine
We specifically discuss:
Best Clinical Health Care Practices
What is the ‘new normal’?
Protocols for medical clinics
Planning for the future: digital presence
Implementing what has been learned
Protecting the staff
The collective greater good
What will the best practices look like going forward?
Coordinating the technology
Host Gifts for Cottage or Backyard Get-Togethers
The job of home or cottage entertaining
“What can I bring?”
Taking care of the cocktail hour
Bringing a board
Mindfulness and Loneliness
Loneliness is an epidemic
Can people be lonely when they’re around other people?
Loneliness vs. social isolation
The neuroscience of loneliness
The perception of threat
Losing the ability to engage
How do we know if we’re lonely?
Reengaging via mindfulness
Monitoring your environment
Accepting your experience in the moment
Being present in social situations
Sports Injury Triage
Injuries connected to doing new activities
Tennis elbow/Golfer’s elbow
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.