In today's episode with Dr. Erik Peper, you’ll hear us take a deep dive into:
- The role of technology and stress in our lives
- What is tech stress?
- Practical strategies for managing tech stress
- The connection between technology and eye health
- The negative effects of social media
- How to use technology for personal health and well-being
- The importance of sleep for overall well-being
Dr. Erik Peper is a globally recognized expert in biofeedback and self-regulation. Since the early 1970s, he has dedicated his research to uncovering elements that foster healing. In 2004, Dr. Peper was honored with the California Governor’s Safety Award for his pioneering work in Healthy Computing, and in 2013, he was awarded the Biofeedback Distinguished Scientist Award by the Association for Applied Psychophysiology. In addition to his vast research, Erik has written multiple scientific articles and books, including "Make Health Happen," "The Neurofeedback Book," and "Tech Stress."
Rupa Health Details:
00:00 - Intro
03:07 - Technology's subtle impact on human biology and posture
05:06 - Understanding tech stress
13:28 - How a sedentary lifestyle affects brain development
14:36 - Addressing tech stress
21:37 - The importance of sleep
24:17 - Tech advancements for optimal health
29:17 - Training attention and creativity in children
35:18 - The nature of stress and tips to manage it
41:29 - Are humans more stressed than 20 years ago?
42:01 - Practical strategies to reduce stress
47:33 - Techs to reduce stress and improve well-being
48:46 - Finding the right biofeedback practitioner
51:19 - Mastering stress