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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Apr 1, 2022

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Dr. Stephen Sideroff is an internationally recognized expert in resilience, optimal performance, addiction, neurofeedback and alternative approaches to stress and mental health. He is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, with a joint appointment in the Department of Rheumatology at UCLA’s School of Medicine, as well as the Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics. For over 40 years, Dr. Sideroff has been passionate about studying and understanding resilience and optimal performance.

In this discussion, Drs. Tony and Stephen talk about:

  • (00:08:50) Longevity and optimal functioning
  • (00:11:54) Resilience: what it means and why we should care about it
  • (00:19:12) Autonomic Dysregulation Syndrome (chronic imbalance)
  • (00:26:24) Using self-compassion, personal responsibility, and prioritization to avoid overwhelming stress
  • (00:29:58) The relationship between stress and brain function
  • (00:32:51) The acute impact of stress on the brain
  • (00:34:48) The Path (Nine Pillars of Resilience and Success)
  • (00:49:44) How resilience is key during the current pandemic and how childhood events impact our future
  • (00:58:30) Lessons from Dr. John Gottman
  • (01:02:31) Evolutionary mismatch

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