Erik Peper, PhD., is an internationally known expert on holistic health, stress management, and biofeedback. He is a professor at San Francisco State University, where he was instrumental in establishing the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, the first holistic health program at a public university in the U.S. He is president of the Biofeedback Federation of Europe (BFE) and former president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology. He has received numerous awards such as the State of California Governor’s Employee Safety Award in 2004 for his contributions to improving workplace health for computer users, the 2005 Sheila Adler Award from AAPB for his efforts to support and encourage student participation, and the 2011 Recipient of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe Educator Award. He is an author of numerous scientific articles and books:  Biofeedback Mastery, Muscle Biofeedback at the Computer, Make Health Happen Training: Yourself to Create Wellness, De Computermens and Fighting Cancer-A Nontoxic Approach to Treatment. He has a biofeedback practice at Biofeedback Health in Berkeley, California ( and publishes a blog, The peperperspective: Ideas on illness, health and well-being ( He has been an invited speaker at international conference in the United States, Europe and Asia and is recognized expert on holistic health, stress management and workplace health. His research interests focus upon strategies to optimize health, illness prevention, holistic health, healthy computing, and respiratory psychophysiology.

Along with Richard Harvey, and Nancy Faass Erik authored the book, TechStress-How Technology is Hijacking our Lives, Strategies for Coping and Pragmatic Ergonomics that will be published August 25, 2020.

During the interview, Erik shares:

What motivated him and his co-authors to write the book.

How has TechStress become such a big part of our lives, especially during the pandemic.

How evolutionary pitfalls programmed into modern technology can trip us up.

How these pitfalls impact our mental, physical, and emotional health.

How we can identify warning signs that we need to do something about TechStress.

What strategies we can use to address issues like neck and shoulder pain, eye strain, screen fatigue, stress, poor posture, and loss of sleep.

What the biggest challenges to successfully implementing strategies are and how to overcome them.

To purchase you copy, go to TechStress-How Technology is Hijacking our Lives, Strategies for Coping and Pragmatic Ergonomics

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Phil Faris

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