Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 17 and 18, 2022 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 how to cope with holiday stress naturally with health expert Angela Wallace, why you should quit your complaining with peak performance coach Hina Khan, the organic gardening gift guide with Master Organic Gardener Melissa Cameron and Women’s Brain Health Initiative with its founder Lynn Posluns

We specifically discuss:

How To Cope With Holiday Stress

  • Why are we all feeling so stressed this time of year?
  • What does stress do to our bodies?
  • The gut/brain axis
  • How do you avoid stress and achieve holiday “perfection”?
  • Rest and self care
  • Magnesium Bisglycinate
  • Probiotics (enteric coating)
  • Foods for energy boosts
  • Top tips


(Why You Should) Quit Your Complaining!

  • Complaining as a habit
  • Why do people complain?
  • What are the benefits of not complaining?
  • How do you get out of a complaint-filled c0nversation?
  • Can you solve problems through complaining?
  • Who are you complaining to?
  • Complaints vs. concerns


The Organic Gardening Gift Guide


Women’s Brain Health Initiative

  • What is the Women’s Brain Health Initiative?
  • Women are more susceptible to brain aging diseases
  • 40% of dementia (and 98% of Alzheimers) can be avoided by lifestyle choices
  • Why was research historically focused on men?
  • Brain aging disease research
  • Exercise in your 20’s has the biggest impact on brain health as we age
  • 6 key lifestyle choices
  • Brainfit: habit training app
  • Magazine
  • Women’s Brain Health Day
  • Resources for caregivers


For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

To learn more about Angela Wallace go here

To learn more about Hina Khan go here.

To learn more about Melissa Cameron go here

To learn more about Lynn Posluns and Women’s Brain Health Initiative go here