63: Epigenetic Longevity Expert & Author Dr. Melissa Petersen on Leveraging Stress to Your Advantage and Thriving Everyday

Epigenetic Longevity Expert & Author Dr. Melissa Petersen on Leveraging Stress to Your Advantage and Thriving Everyday

Welcome to episode 63 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Dr. Melissa Petersen, an author, speaker, epigenetic longevity expert, and founder of Longevity Life Hub. She also has a crazy interesting background which included a journey into the world of professional wrestling where she was a wrestling personality. Dr. Melissa has over 20 years of experience in the wellness industry plus great energy and a flow that you’ll immediately notice.

And in today’s episode, it’s essentially a masterclass on stress. Not just stress as you’re typically used to hearing it, but stress from an epigenetic and longevity standpoint for the high performing entrepreneur. Grab a pen and a pad as lots of jewels are dropped in this episode to further propel you on the journey to being a superhuman entrepreneur.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Insights and lessons learned from an unexpected 2020
  • Melissa’s previous life in professional wrestling, and the benefits from that
  • Stress as a tool to leverage (and why you should say “yes to it)
  • The 3 categories of stress
  • Stress and the various hormones connected to it
  • How stress and longevity are connected (epigenetics is discussed here)
  • How stress and your mindset are connected
  • Opportunities and methods to improve how you handle stress
  • Stress and recovery (and some beneficial nutrients)
  • And much more

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