#87 The Top Tips for Optimal Sleep, Emotionally Focused Therapy, The Benefits of Lunch and Protein

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 6 and 7, 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 the top tips for optimal sleep with Joel Thuna, emotionally focused therapy with Carlyle Jansen, the benefits of lunch with Naomi Bussin and protein with Shauna Lindzon.

 

We specifically discuss:

Top Tips For Optimal Sleep

  • The importance of sleep
  • What happens if you don’t sleep?
  • REM and SWS
  • Dream state and brain health
  • How much sleep do we need?
  • Sleep debt
  • Your sleep space
  • Exercise
  • Scheduling your sleep
  • “Tuning out”
  • Stimulants
  • Supplements – herbal teas and essential oils
  • Melatonin

Emotionally Focused Therapy

  • What is emotionally focused therapy?
  • Emotional connections
  • Self-Awareness
  • Recognizing patterns
  • Emotional responsiveness
  • Engagement
  • Primary responses
  • Mal-adaptive responses
  • Instrumental responses
  • The EFT process
  • Emotions aren’t irrational
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Attached

The Benefits of Lunch

  • Why is lunch underrated?
  • The importance of lunch
  • Sad desk lunch
  • Lunch mistakes
  • Modern Lunch
  • Lunch clubs

Protein

  • Why do we need protein?
  • Protein for building muscle
  • What are good protein sources?
  • Plant based proteins
  • What is the healthiest protein?
  • Are we getting enough protein in our diet?
  • Protein powders

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

To read Joel’s article on the top tips for great sleep in Tonic Magazine go here.

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

To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

#79 Minerals and Joint Health, The Proper Way to Eat Cruciferous Vegetables, Safe Dating Protocols and Enjoying Toronto Restaurants Outdoors

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 11, 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 chat about the importance of minerals and joint health with Dr. Gordon Chang, the proper way to eat cruciferous vegetables with Shauna Lindzon, safe dating protocols with Carlyle JansenĀ  and enjoying Toronto restaurants outdoors with Vito Marinuzzi

We specifically discuss:

Minerals and Joint Health:

  • a holistic approach to nutraceuticals
  • inflammation
  • minerals – beyond calcium and magnesium
  • the role of trace minerals
  • B vitamins
  • absorption of minerals as you age
  • collagen
  • supplements

Cruciferous Vegetables:

  • the proper cooking of cruciferous vegetables
  • steaming
  • mustard seeds
  • maximizing cancer fighting elements of the vegetables
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • organic vs. non organic vegetables
  • vegetable washes

Safe Dating Protocols:

  • think about your goals, wants, needs
  • what do you have to offer?
  • dating technology
  • date planning
  • dating protocol
  • things to discuss on dates
  • conduct on dates

Toronto Restaurants Outdoors:

  • neighbourhood festivals
  • patios
  • crawls
  • our favourite patios

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here

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

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here