Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 31 and August 1, 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 how to battle energy drains with Joel Thuna, how medication and food can affect sleep with Adarsh Shah, how to find the right volunteer opportunity with Brigitte Foisy and our “Hot Vax” Summer for relationships with Carlyle Jansen
We specifically discuss:
Battling Energy Drains
Do we have enough energy?
Stimulants: sugar and caffeine
Protein – instead of sugar
Spices – instead of caffeine
Laughter is the best medicine
Vitamins and minerals
Vitamin B12 – sublingual, active
Food and Medication Affecting Sleep
Evaluation sleep quality (SLIM): Start, Length, Intensity and Maintenance
Tracking deep sleep
Medication impacting sleep
Food affecting sleep
Medications that include stimulants
What do you do if medications are affecting your sleep?
Foods that help with sleep: tart cherries and kiwis
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?
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