#85 What Statistics Say About Renting in Toronto, The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear On The Body, Summer Entertaining and The Attachment Theory of Relationships

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 22 and 23, 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 what the statistics tell us about renting in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, the unexpected cause of wear and tear on the body with Rucsandra Mitrea, Summer entertaining with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and the “Attachment Theory” of relationships with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

What Statistics Tell Us About Renting in Toronto

  • 5/10 of highest priced residential rental markets are in Toronto
  • Population gains, immigration and employment = demand
  • Vancouver vs. Toronto
  • As at April /2019 – highest level of housing construction starts
  • Dealing with supply issues at the lower end of the market
  • Average and median rents have decreased by 2% in May/19 in Canada, except for Toronto
  • Correlation between single family dwellings and rental markets
  • Benjamin Tal: Risk in the marketplace: current prices are fair

The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear on the Body

  • Obvious causes of stress on the body: injuries, age, birth defects
  • Dehydration and connective tissue
  • compressed joints
  • sustained stress
  • misalignment

Summer Entertaining

  • Planning at the beginning of the Summer
  • Drinks: Large batch- Margaritas
  • Appetizers: Beet Gravlax, Slow Roasted Tomatoes
  • Main Course: Pasta Salad. Grilling with Salsa Verde, Spice Rubs
  • Dessert: Frozen Galette Dough, Ice Cream stuffed Cannoli Shells

The “Attachment Theory” of Relationships

  • What is the Attachment Theory?
  • Did you feel secured and cared for by a primary caregiver?
  • Secure attachments
  • Anxious/Preoccupied attachments
  • Dismissive/Avoidant attachments
  • Fearful/Avoidant attachments
  • How can we tell what sort of attachment style we have?
  • What can we do about our attachment style?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitera and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

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

#18: The Lack of New Residential Rental Stock in Toronto, Why It Can Sometimes Be Hard to Say “No” and How To Get Your Mojo Back

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 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 the lack of residential rental stock in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, Why It’s Sometimes Hard to say “No” with Tonic Sex Expert, Carlyle Jansen and How to Get Your Mojo Back with Tonic’s Coach Rod MacDonald.

We specifically discuss:

The Lack of New Residential Rental Stock in Toronto:

  • why is there a lack of new residential rental buildings in Toronto?
  • rent control and lack of investment
  • vacancy decontrol
  • condominiums and return on investment
  • the risk of having condominiums as a significant portion of the rental market
  • current government policy and constraining supply
  • affordable vs. market housing

 Why It Can Sometimes Be Hard To Say “No”:

  • Aziz Ansari and Grace
  • is sexual aggression a common experience?
  • socialization role playing
  • expectation among partners
  • the timing and context of the situation
  • communication and self esteem
  • shame and regret
  • How do we avoid situations?
  • abstinence and forethought

How to Get Your Mojo Back:

  • Bucket Lists and Goals
  • Perspective and Experience
  • Exercise
  • Eating Well
  • Spending Time with Good People

Links:

For more information about The Benvenuto Group go here. 

For Carlyle’s article about why it’s sometimes hard to say “no” in Tonic Magazine go here.

For Rod’s article on getting your mojo back in Tonic Magazine go here.

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