070: EMF and Making Technology Safer with R Blank


The rise of technology in recent decades has ushered in a new way of life, one heavily reliant on devices to meet our needs, such as phones and laptops. There has been growing interest from both the scientific and public domains about the risk of exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) from the technology people use. Studies have shown that exposure to EMF can cause an increased risk of health problems. Is there a safer way to use the products that we rely on? Here to help us answer that question is R Blank, entrepreneur, technologist, and CEO of Shield Your Body, a company that creates innovative and affordable products to reduce exposure to wireless radiation. R is also co-author of the book Overpowered, the host of The Healthier Tech Podcast, and has written many articles on the subject of EMFHis work follows from a 20-year career in software development for some of the biggest companies in the world and now focuses on helping people mitigate the dangers and effects of EMF by making technology safer for us to use and enjoy. In this episode, R unpacks EMF, explains how it affects health, and tells us how Shield Your Body is making technology safer. We learn about the different types of EMF, the underlying biological implications of chronic exposure, and the different sources of EMF. We also hear a brief history of the studies on EMF, common misconceptions about EMF, what you can do to protect yourself from EMF, and much more. Tune in to discover the dangers of EMF and what you can do to reduce exposure, with expert R Blank!

 

Key Points From This Episode: 

  • We start the show with R sharing his recent experience of being on Dr. Phil. [06:07]
  • Whether he was aware of Dr. Phil’s opinion on the effects of EMF before recording. [09:43]
  • He tells us what his purpose was for appearing on the show. [11:18]
  • R’s background and what motivates his work on EMF. [13:48]
  • How long ago the first EMF study was conducted. [16:42]
  • Outline of the biological effects and health implications of EMF based on past studies. [19:57]
  • The effects of long-term exposure to low-frequency EMF. [25:32]
  • What people can do to protect themselves and reduce exposure to EMF. [27:21]
  • Andrés shares some simple measures he took to reduce exposure to EMF. [49:39]
  • Situations where grounding may not be beneficial. [1:00:38]
  • Whether heat emitted from a device is evidence of EMF radiation. [1:13:06]
  • R shares his opinion on EMF-blocking underwear. [1:14:21]
  • How effective EMF protection apparel is at reducing exposure and accumulation. [1:15:29]
  • What the awareness of EMF and the associated health risks will be like in the future. [1:25:04]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

R Blank on LinkedIn

R Blank on Twitter

Shield Your Body

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Shield Your Body on Facebook

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Shield Your Body on Instagram

Shield Your Body on YouTube

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069: Sexual Health & How to Have the Best Sex of Your Life with Chloe Macintosh

Who doesn’t want to have better, healthier, more intimate sex? Today’s guest on the Know Your Physio Podcast is Chloe Macintosh, Founder and CEO of Kama; a sexual wellness practice focused on the science-based idea that pleasure is, in fact, health. Chloe’s research has focused on intimacy and sexuality for the past 10 years, and she has traveled the world to meet with experts and practitioners across a wide range of disciplines. By connecting mind, body, and heart, Kama wants to help people of all ages, genders, and sexualities make sexual satisfaction a part of our everyday lives. Their holistic approach to transforming how we perceive pleasure and its role in our well-being combines scientific research with psychosexual therapy, somatic awareness, and ancient wisdom. Join us as we talk all things sex; from having better orgasms when you masturbate to stoking passion in long-term relationships and everything in between. Chloe shares her take on social media, dating apps, and porn, and we discuss the importance of being driven by desire, viewing sexuality as a practice, and reconnecting with your body. For all this and more on how to have the best sex of your life, tune in today!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • The personal motivations behind why Chloe founded Kama. [07:50]
  • Important access to information; both from external sources and our internal wisdom. [14:16]
  • Why we need reliable resources for good sex education. [19:12]
  • Understanding sexuality as a practice that you can master. [21:14]
  • How to overcome shame, connect with your body, and have better sex. [22:37]
  • Whether knowing more about sex can take away from intimacy. [32:42]
  • The daily practice of what Chloe calls emotional hygiene. [36:45]
  • Andres speaks candidly about the sexual practices that have worked for him. [40:43]
  • Vocational arousal and the power of doing what you love. [46:25]
  • The difference between releasing energy and “building the charge.” [48:03]
  • The profound significance of being present in your body. [50:57]
  • Habits that can help you develop synchronicity with your partner. [51:20]
  • How breathwork, meditation, and yoga can enhance your sexual experiences. [53:59]
  • Holistic nutritional advice and some of the foods that can promote arousal. [56:55]
  • Why sex, pleasure, and orgasms are about relaxation, not tension. [59:13]
  • Misconceptions about arousal and why long-term couples can lose the “spark.” [1:01:11]
  • Some things that anyone can do right now to have better sex! [1:04:05]
  • Why sexual energy is important for our mental well-being. [1:12:42]
  • How to “last longer” by becoming more in tune with physical sensations. [1:13:21]
  • Practical masturbation tips to help you have better orgasms. [1:17:26]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Chloe Macintosh on LinkedIn

Chloe Macintosh Email

Kama

Kama on Instagram

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