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Video: Belief Becomes Biology

Video: Belief Becomes Biology

Dr. Larry Berkelhammer speaks with Dr. Erik Peper about the connection of our beliefs and our health.

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In Your Own Hands

Every Monday, my blog post “In Your Own Hands” is where I’ll be featuring articles I find interesting or that I think are a good resource to help you take charge of your health. What articles have you read recently that caught your attention? Leave a comment and let me know. How To Have A […]

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How Your Thinking Affects Your Health Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3 Increased emotional distress results in the release of catecholamines (substances allowing us to respond to stressors), which is damaging to the intimal endothelium (inner-most lining) of the coronary arteries. That, in turn, leads to release of free fatty acids, which results in increased platelet aggregation and lipid deposition at the site […]

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Health Effects of Avoidance Versus Acceptance

Effects on Health: The Physiology of Avoidance Versus Acceptance Now let’s take a look at the effects of experiential avoidance on health so we can see why it is so important for those of us with chronic medical conditions to become aware of experiential avoidance and strive to reduce it in our lives. Our health […]

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Video: Experiments in Mind Control for Health with Neurofeedback

Video: Experiments in Mind Control for Health with Neurofeedback

In this discussion with Dr. Erik Peper, we explore the frontier of psychophysiological self-regulation. Dr. Peper talks about the research he did in the late 60s and early 70s on EEG alpha training. He describes how he learned to turn off alpha brain rhythms in one hemisphere and turn them on in the other. At […]

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Video: Pain Control Through Relaxation

Video: Pain Control Through Relaxation

This interview of Dr. Erik Peper explores the frontier of psychophysiological self-regulation. Included is conscious regulation of pain, blood pressure, and other physiological measures. We discuss how you can take control and consciously calm your sympathetic nervous system in order to attenuate pain. Autogenic Training, yogic disciplines, biofeedback, and other methods are mentioned as ways […]

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Video: Focus On Possibilities, Not On Limitations

Video: Focus On Possibilities, Not On Limitations

This interview with psychophysiologist Dr. Erik Peper reveals self-healing secrets used by yogis for thousands of years. Mind-training methods used by yogis like Jack Schwarz were explored. The underlying message throughout the discussion was that suffering and even actual tissue damage are profoundly influenced by both our negative and our positive attributions. The methods by […]

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Video: Biofeedback Builds Self-efficacy, Hope, Health, & Wellbeing

Video: Biofeedback Builds Self-efficacy, Hope, Health, & Wellbeing

Interview with biofeedback pioneer Dr. Erik Peper. How to use the mind to improve physiological functioning, health, and well-being. Skill-building to develop self-efficacy, self-empowerment, and hope. Evidence-based mental training to manage symptoms, self-regulate blood pressure, chronic pain & fatigue, cardiac dysrhythmias, digestion, and many other bodily processes.

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Video: Belief Becomes Biology

Video: Belief Becomes Biology

Dr. Larry Berkelhammer speaks with Dr. Erik Peper about the connection of our beliefs and our health.

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Practice Connection and Service to Others, Part 1

In numerous studies, researchers have determined that connecting with others in order to be of service to them is strongly associated with superior health. In this and future posts, I will share some of those studies with you, touch on a few related topics, describe some of the physiology at work, and offer suggestions for […]

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