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
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 23 and 24, 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 humanizing health care in the digital age with George Barakat, why strong muscles lead to strong bones with Dr. Stacy Irvine, holistic holiday gifts for the health conscious with Megan Horsely, and sensation junkies chasing their “yoga feels” with Jelayna DaSilva
We specifically discuss:
Humanizing Health Care
Aging gracefully: “Live Your Best Life”
What are the problems with our current health care system?
Retail health as a solution to “Hallway Medicine”
Digital health strategy as a Canadian export strength
What do patients want from their health care system?
Visibility and clarity into health records
Usage of “wearables” and digital records
How will digital health tools be used going forward?
Personalizing health care
Strong Muscles = Strong Bones
Bone health and morbidity
The cost of bone fractures to the economy
Bone density and preventative health
The connection between muscle and cortical bone density
Metabolic factors that impact bone health
Hormonal impact on bone health
Diet and bone-density
Calcium and Vitamin D
When is it too late to deal with bone density?
Balance and stability
Holistic Holiday Gifts
Essential Oil Travel Pack
Class passes – experiential gifts
Personal training sessions
Workout wear and accessories
Health store gift cards
Alternative lifestyle cookbooks
Yoga Sensation Junkies
What is a “sensation junky”?
What is the problem with chasing sensations?
The mindful element of yoga
What do you get from “finding the calm” in our yoga practice?
Back body awareness
How do you find your calm?
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.