#69 The Health Benefits of Fibre, Beating Surgery Wait Times in Ontario, Disagreeing With Your Kids’ Choices and Sad Feelings After Sex

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Mar 2, 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 fibre with Joel Thuna, surgery wait times with Dr.Jacques Toueg, what to do when we disagree with our kids’ choices with Lesley Sandler-Griff and why we’re sometimes sad after sex with Carlyle Jansen.

 

We specifically discuss:

Fibre

  • What is fibre?
  • What does fibre do for us?
  • Nutrient absorption
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Blood sugar levels
  • Can we get fibre from our food?
  • Is there such a thing as too much fibre?
  • Supplementation

Beating Surgery Wait Times in Ontario

  • Private clinics in Quebec
  • Statistics on wait times for elective surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Why are wait times so bad; why do we care?
  • The cost of surgery wait time
  • Wait time can cause further injury
  • Who visits private clinics?
  • Benefits of going to a Canadian private clinic
  • First steps

When We Disagree With Our Kids’ Choices

  • Kids making choices
  • What does it mean to “like” your kids’ choices?
  • When do “partner” decisions become material?
  • How to voice concerns
  • Should parents be onside with each other
  • What sorts of issues are worth addressing?
  • What is the most important thing to think about when addressing an issue?

Why We’re Sometimes Sad After Sex

  • Crying after sex
  • What’s causing these events?
  • Hormones
  • Vulnerability
  • Unfulfilled Expectations
  • Tears of Joy
  • Preexisting conditions
  • What do you do if you cry after sex?
  • What do you do if your partner who cries after sex?
  • Orgasm as therapy

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on fibre in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Toueg and ICS clinic go here.

To read Carlyle’s article on crying after sex in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.

#42 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Building a “Kindful” Nation, Hydration and Returning to your Passion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 25th, 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 natural treatment of inflammation and joint health with Tawnya Ritco; building a “kindful” nation with Bhante  Saranapala “The Urban Buddhist Monk”, hydration with Tonic Holistic Nutritionist Megan Horsley and returning to your passion with street artist Mr. Hydde.

Also….The Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Health:

  • What is inflammation?
  • Inflammation and pain
  • Response to injury
  • stress and inflammation
  • diet and inflammation
  • turmeric, celery
  • supplementation
  • hydration
  • pain and mental health
  • diaphragmatic breathing

Building a “Kindful” Nation:

  • What does it mean to be “kindful”?
  • mindfulness
  • kindness
  • being kind to yourself
  • do no harm to yourself or others
  • shifting attention
  • creating a kindful nation in Canada
  • canadaamindfulnation.ca

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Celebrity Reading

Summer Hydration:

  • The importance of water in the body
  • electrolytes
  • hydration is seasonal
  • tap water – chlorine and fluoride
  • fluoride and iodine
  • spring water
  • water filtration system
  • other fluids: coconut water, maple water

PURE BEAUTY: Basil and Holy Basil

Returning to your Passion

  • Walking away from your passion
  • Coming close to success
  • Coming back to your passion
  • Refocusing the attention
  • Creating for yourself, but connecting to the world
  • Momentum
  • Enjoying the process over the result
  • The Bushwick Collective

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about the Urban Buddhist Monk and Mindful Canada Symposium go here.

To learn more about Mr. Hydde go here.

To learn more about Megan Horsley go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.