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From Burnout to Balance

with Shay Wheat, CEO, Grace & Ease Productions
and Ollie Matthews, Health Coach

Have you ever heard these myths about mental well-being?
Myth #1: Entrepreneurs have to sacrifice their mental health for success.
Myth #2: Seeking help is a sign of weakness.
Myth #3: Mental well-being is a luxury, not a necessity.
In this episode, our guest, Ollie Matthews, will debunk these myths and share the truth about expert support for mental well-being, helping stressed-out entrepreneurs achieve sustainable peak performance and improve their overall well-being.
In this episode, you will be able to:
  • Understand the strategies for preventing stress and burnout in your entrepreneurial journey.
  • Discover the impact of trauma on mental health and learn how to navigate its effects.
  • Explore the polyvagal theory and understand how it influences your stress response to improve your overall well-being.
  • Learn the importance of quality sleep and how it enhances your brain health and cognitive function for peak performance.
  • Gain expert support and guidance for maintaining and improving your mental well-being as an entrepreneur.
The key moments in this episode are:
1:17 – Symptoms of Burnout
7:13 – Climbing the Health “Mountain”
9:51 – Fitness vs. Health
18:12 – The Polyvagal Theory and Trauma Healing
Ollie Matthews is a functional medicine doctor, nutritionist, and certified health coach who specializes in supporting stressed-out, high-achieving entrepreneurs on their journey from burnout to peak performance. With a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by entrepreneurs, Ollie offers expert guidance to help his clients achieve sustainable well-being and unlock their full potential.
Drawing from his own personal experiences and the tragic loss of his father to stress-related illness, Ollie is passionate about helping individuals prioritize their health and create lasting change. Through a comprehensive approach that addresses sleep, nutrition, hormone balance, and more, Ollie empowers his clients to build a solid foundation of health and resilience. With his practical and holistic approach, Ollie is a trusted resource for entrepreneurs looking to optimize their mental well-being and achieve sustainable success.
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On the Creating Powerful Impact podcast, your host, Shay Wheat, Certified Event Producer™, Founder & CEO of Grace and Ease Productions, Inc. talks with coaches, experts, and thought leaders that are creating a wave of change with the work they do in the world. She believes that everyone has a unique message that can positively impact the world and we deserve to hear their stories. #creatingpowerfulimpact