Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 23 and 24 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 building the dream apartment for empty nesters with Mitchell Abrahams, prescribing medical cannabis with Dr. Jonas Vanderzwan, mindfulness of the ego with Tracey Soghrati and how to live your best life for the rest of your life with David Bernstein
We specifically discuss:
Building a Dream Apartment for Empty Nesters
Location, Transit, Walk-ability, Shopping, Entertainment, Parkland, Family
More Living into Less Space
Energy Efficiency and Building Envelopes
Outdoor Space – balconies vs. common spaces
Interior Space – bedrooms
Patient Feedback on Medical Cannabis
What conditions bring people to cannabis?
Management of chronic pain
Moving off of opioids
Cannabis and quality of life
Cannabis being used to treat other ailments and symptoms
What do patients do when they think they want medical cannabis?
Modes of treatment – edibles vs. inhalants
Determining the best cannabis options for the patient
“Start low and go slow”
Mindfulness of the Ego
What do we mean by ego?
in tact ego
functioning in a role
the spiritual ego
a sense of self worth outside of the “I”
a life purpose that isn’t externally derived
How to get started – noticing your thoughts
Living Your Best Life
A sense of peace with yourself
connectedness, avoiding stress, fulfillment
respect – identity and dignity
“One day at a time”
How to treat our family members?
Connecting vs. correcting
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 12th and 13th, 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 chat about the efficacy and safety of herbal remedies with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to get more vegetables into your meals with Megan Horsley; mindfulness and being effective with Tracey Soghrati and extreme restaurant food trends with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
Efficacy and Safety of Herbal Remedies:
Do herbal remedies work?
The question of dosage
Pathways – opioid, cannibanoid, etc.
Toxicity of herbal remedies
Health Canada regulations
Safety of herbal remedies
How you make herbal remedies; active ingredients
How do you get an effect from herbal remedies?
Herbal remedies are more effective for chronic as opposed to acute conditions
Getting More Vegetables in your Meals:
Why is it important to eat vegetables?
How do we get vegetables into the diet?
Swapping out grains
Cauliflower rice and spiralized vegetables
Swap out wraps
Mindfulness and Effectiveness:
All actions have a cost or consequence
Five Gates of Speech
Is it the right time to say what I want to say?
Window of tolerance
Is what you want to say factual?
fact vs. opinion
Can I say what I want to say gently?
Is what I’m going to say to benefit all parties involved?
Is it actually necessary to say what I’m going to say?