#22: Top Tips for Detoxification, Self-Advocacy in Your Personal Relationship and Moving on From a Toxic Relationship

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 7 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 discuss detoxification with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to advocate in your personal relationship with Carlyle Jansen and moving on from a toxic relationship with Rod MacDonald.

We specifically discuss:

Top Tips To Detoxification

  • our bodies detoxify naturally
  • assisting our bodies to detoxify
  • toxins build up gradually
  • constant stress builds up toxin over time
  • liver, kidney, intestines, skin
  • detoxifying on an ongoing basis

Self-Advocacy in a Personal Relationship

  • expressing yourself in a long-term relationship
  • practice (of saying things) makes perfect
  • timing is important
  • “I like this – I don’t like that”
  • dynamics of long term relationship
  • can these conversations be planned

Moving on From a Toxic Relationship

  • First Steps in getting over a relationship
  • recognize that relationships end
  • don’t focus on the relationship but rather on ourselves
  • becoming the best version of ourselves
  • objectivity and time
  • disconnecting
  • avoiding patterns

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

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

To read Rod’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

#14: Reducing Sick Days by Immunity Optimization, Not Every Truth in Your Relationship Needs To Be Spoken and Exercises For Your Sex Life

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 10, 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 discuss flu prevention by immunity optimization with Tawnya Ritco, why not every truth in your relationships need to be spoken with Carlyle Jansen and exercises for improving your sex life with fitness expert Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

Reducing Sick Days by Immunity Optimization:

  • The top tip to prevent getting the flu
  • Sleep and diet
  • Exercise
  • Supplementation
  • What can you do if you’re already getting sick?

Not Every Truth In Your Relationship Needs to be Spoken:

  • Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?
  • What is the intention of your disclosure?
  • Who should you speak to about your relationship?
  • What should you speak about?
  • How do you speak about your relationship?

Exercising for Your Sex Life:

  • How does exercise help with your sex life?
  • mood, health, strength, flexibility
  • on top – wrist strength, upper body, flexibility, cardio, core strength
  • on the bottom – bridges, yoga, hiit, pilates
  • motivation to go to the gym

Links:

For Carlyle Jansen’s article on truth in relationships in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Melissa Blair go here.

To learn more about the sponsor for this episode, Purica, go here.