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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62: RSI Security Founder & Managing Director John Shin on Cybersecurity, Fitness, & Growing a Successful Company

RSI Security Founder & Managing Director John Shin on Cybersecurity, Fitness, & Growing a Successful Company

Welcome to episode 62 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have John Shin, Founder & Managing Director of RSI Security, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on cybersecurity, fitness, and growing his company. John is a man of great insights and many talents, one of which is playing the saxophone. At first glance, cybersecurity may seem distant from health, but as you know the philosophy around here, everything is a potential input to the human system that can be a plus or minus.

Besides a little talk on cybersecurity, we also discuss fitness, building up a team, and managing your sanity during times of uncertainty. Besides contributing to Forbes, John is also the author of multiple research papers for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and others.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • John’s morning routine along with his overall wellness routine
  • The value that John sees in Crossfit
  • John’s origin story and how that shaped him into who he is today
  • John’s impetus to start RSI Security
  • John’s initial insights and development as an entrepreneur
  • What he enjoys most about what he does
  • John’s lessons on building up a team and culture
  • Something John wish people knew more about concerning cybersecurity (and this can affect your mental health)
  • The future of cybersecurity (and if you look underneath the hood, you’ll see its connection to your personal well-being)
  • Advice to entrepreneurs right now dealing with a lot of uncertainty around their business (and life)
  • And much more

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61: What Dr. Seuss Can Teach You About Health Optimization & Precision Performance

What Dr. Seuss Can Teach You About Health Optimization & Precision Performance

Welcome to episode 61 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Dr. Seuss wrote his 46 books for children, but adults can learn a lot from his teachings as they embark on the path to optimal health, youthful longevity, and living the good life. In this episode, I’m going to share 6 simple, but yet, powerful lessons from my favorite Dr. Seuss book that will not only bring back those good childhood memories but also practical lessons to help you become superhuman.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • A brief talk on why we need a little light-heartedness right now
  • Why this Dr. Seuss book is special to me
  • The 6 lessons from Dr. Seuss that’ll teach you about longevity, health optimization, and precision performance.
  • And more

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