Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 4 and 5, 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’ll discuss stress as we age with Dr. Juliana Rosario Yeung ND, how to stop second guess yourself and find confidence with Heather Lillico, cooking with zucchini with Shauna Lindzon and how to avoid yoga injuries with Jelayna Da Silva
We specifically discuss:
Stress As We Age
Stress in older Canadians
Covid-19’s impact on older Canadians
Reduced recreational opportunities
Chronic stress vs. acute stress
Responding to chronic stress: safety and health
Family face time
Stop Second Guessing Yourself, and Find Confidence
Second guessing yourself: a decision every 2 seconds
Two thought loops: Rumination and “all or nothing” thinking
The first step: noticing
The lens that we we our actions
After noticing comes acceptance
Redirecting our thinking: “I got this!”
What does confidence look like?
Misconceptions about confidence
Cooking With Zucchini
The nutritional benefits of zucchini
Chocolate chunk zucchini loaf
Summer minestrone soup
Jamie’s zucchini pasta
Avoiding Yoga Injuries
Is yoga really a gentle practice?
The types of yoga injuries: shoulders, wrists, lower back and pre-existing injuries
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 22 and 23, 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 avoid slip and fall injuries with Joel Thuna, self forgiveness as an aspect of mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati, safe weight training at home with Tim Irvine and cognitive therapy for stress with Paula Allen
We specifically discuss:
Avoiding Slip and Fall Injuries
What are the implications of slip and fall injuries?
Slip and fall statistics in Canada
What are the risk factors for slip and falls?
Speak to your primary health care provider
The importance of exercise: balance and strength
Check your eyesight
1/2 of slip and fall injuries occurs in the home
Calcium: for bones and muscles
What is forgiveness?
What gets confused for forgiveness?
What is self-forgiveness?
Personal distress prevents empathy
The steps towards self-forgiveness
Realigning yourself with your values
Make it “doubly right”: a mantra for self-forgiveness
Weight Training Safely in the Home
Why should we include weight training to our home workouts?
Dumbbells: recommended weights
Barbells: the ability to load more weight
Racks and benches: safety first
Visual feedback: spotter, trainer, mirror etc.
Do you need a spotter?
Warm ups: activating your muscles
Cognitive Therapy for Stress
What mental health trends are driven by Covid-19?
Stress and emotional fatigue
People’s ability to cope with stress
Stress resilience amongst leaders and management
Impact on productivity
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