#124 The Natural Treatment of Menopause, Communicating Sexual Desire, Boosting Your Immune System and Healthy Travel Tips

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 21 and 22, 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 the natural treatment menopause  with Joel Thuna, expressing sexual desire with Carlyle Jansen, immunity boosting with Megan Horsley and healthy travel tips with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Menopause

  • Declining estrogen
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Symptoms of Vaginal Atrophy
  • Avoiding smoke
  • Sexual activity
  • Avoiding scents
  • Physical exercise
  • Cotton clothing
  • Can you get estrogen through your diet?
  • Probiotics
  • Lubrication
  • What is “Brain Fog”?
  • Brain exercises, sleep, de-stressing

Communicating Sexual Desire

  • The blueprint model for sexual communication
  • The types of people
  • “Energetic people”
  • “Sensual people”
  • “Sexual people”
  • “Kinky people”
  • “Shape-shifters”
  • Sexual states – a cycle
  • What problems can occur?

Boosting Immunity

  • Why is boosting immunity so important?
  • Sleep  – sleep hygiene
  • Adaptogens
  • Movement – high impact exercise
  • Detoxification

Natural Travel Tips

  • Avoiding viral infection
  • Wiping down surfaces in the plane
  • Surgical masks
  • Sleep when traveling – melatonin, grounding, white noise machine
  • Eating healthy on holiday

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

To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read articles by Carlyle Jansen go here

To read articles by Megan Horsley in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the work she does, go here

#111 The Benefits of Group Guided Tours, Creating a Legacy, Eating Healthy When You Don’t Like To Cook and The Best Ways To Practice Mindfulness Over The Holidays

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 21 and 22, 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 benefits of group guided travel tours with George Levesque,  creating a legacy with David Bernstein, eating healthy when you don’t like to cook with Shauna Lindzon and the best ways to practice mindfulness over the holidays with Tracey Soghrati.

We specifically discuss:

The Benefits of Guided Tours

  • What are guided tours?
  • What are the benefits of guided tours?
  • The educational elements of tours
  • Traveling via group tour vs. traveling on your own
  • How does group travel save time?
  • Are group tours too programmed?
  • Do group tours allow for inter-generational travel?
  • What does a typical day on a group tour look like?
  • How much customization is available on a group tour?
  • What kinds of health and wellness options are available on tour?
  • What should you look for in a tour operator?

Creating a Legacy

  • What does legacy mean?
  • Material legacy and intrinsic legacy
  • Attaining a sense of peace through creating legacy
  • Is it too late to think about your legacy?
  • How can we help someone preserve their legacy?

Eating Healthy When You Don’t Like To Cook

  • Deconstructed meals
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Healthy pantry and fridge
  • Dinner

The Best Ways To Practice Mindfulness Over The Holidays

  • Mindful eating
  • Time management
  • Mindful shopping
  • Connecting to joy
  • Prioritizing your practice

For more information about show sponsor EF Go Ahead Tours go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.