Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 6 and 7, 2024 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 natural skincare, inside and out with naturopath Dr. Colleen Hartwick ND, the health benefits of dance, with author Teacher Terrel, trauma recovery with therapist and brain health coach Kristin Rivas, and how to help someone suffering with an epileptic seizure with researcher Dr. Julia Jacobs MD, PhD.

We specifically discuss:

Natural Skincare: Inside and Out

  • Vital nutrients for skin health
  • Omega 3’s, 6’s and 7’s
  • Vitamin C
  • Biotin
  • Getting nutrients from your diet
  • Nurturing skin from within
  • Topic nutrients: maintaining optimal (somewhat acidic) ph
  • Sun damage
  • Reasonable expectations
  • Best options for skincare products
  • Maintaining a skincare protocol


The Health Benefits of Dance

  • The mental health benefits of dance
  • All levels
  • Dance vs. other forms of exercise/movement
  • Balance and falling
  • Social benefits
  • Educational benefits
  • Emotional health


Trauma Recovery

  • What is Rapid Resolution Therapy?
  • The process of RRT
  • How is RRT different from other types of therapy?
  • What is the goal of RRT?
  • Is RRT for everyone?
  • Can RRT be used in conjunction with other therapies?


How To Help Someone Suffering With an Epileptic Seizure

  • What is epilepsy?
  • Seizures types
  • International Epilepsy Day (Purple Day)
  • The diagnosis of epilepsy
  • EEG testing
  • Is there a genetic component to epilepsy?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of an epileptic seizure?
  • What can we do to help someone suffering with an epileptic seizure?


For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here

To learn more about Dr. Colleen Hartwick ND go here

To learn more about Teacher Terrel go here

To learn more about Kristin Rivas go here

To learn more about Dr. Julia Jacobs MD PhD  go here