- Success Stories
I can’t believe the changes I’ve had mentally.
Meet Steve, a Marine Scientist and family man based in Perth, WA. He was feeling burnout from his previous career, and after accepting a new job in a more senior role, the pressure of more responsibilities was daunting. He went through personal challenges, and the stress of stepping into a new company got to him.
As a result, he struggled to remain focused, and mental clarity was an issue, so he felt as if his mindset wasn’t in the best of places for the level up he wished to take. However, as a husband and father of three, he wanted the best for his family and decided to take action and get coaching to reach new performance levels.
During his initial in-depth assessments, his stress levels were high, with a score of 26/40, focus and clarity scores were poor, and his breathing efficiency could do with some improvement.
Following eight weeks of empowerment coaching, Steve has reduced his stress by 70% despite his workload and external pressures increasing “10 fold”. His ability to focus, mental clarity and productivity have been boosted by more than 50%, and he is enjoying the challenges presented to him at work.
Steve was an absolute pleasure to work with, and his progress was remarkable.
Here’s what he had to say about the program.
Martin’s Mentorship has literally changed my life!
Meet Ayrton, a personal trainer and strength & conditioning coach in Perth, Australia.
After a rough break-up, he found himself lost, struggling, not knowing what to do with his life and dealing with panic attacks.
He was stuck in a job that he did not enjoy but did not possess the confidence to quit his role and have his word about management.
Following 12 weeks of mentorship, he gained the confidence to quit his job and go after what he loved. He is now full-time self-employed. He currently works half the hours and earns twice as much.
More importantly, he has found love for himself and is now in a safe and secure relationship with a loving new partner.
I’m just amazed at how much breathing properly can impact your life!
Meet Karen, a public servant for the Victorian state government in Australia.
Eight weeks ago, she was, on average, getting 2-3 hours per night of sleep, waking up feeling tired and unable to manage her anxiety. As a result, her breathing was erratic and shallow, and she could barely exercise without getting short of breath. Her coping mechanisms for all of this became surgery foods and coffee, and she struggled with weight management.
Left unsure what to do, Karen reached out, we jumped on a call to assess her current situation, and from that, I could see how I could help.
She underwent my empowerment coaching program to help people build a practice and learn the skills to reduce stress and improve sleep quality.
She is now regularly sleeping 7-8 hours per night. Her energy levels have never been better, and she is no longer waking up during the night.
Her stress levels have reduced by 71%, she feels in complete control of her anxiety, and her breathing is functional.
Her ability to focus and be productive has improved, and she finds that she no longer reaches for sugary snacks as a distraction from stress because she has built a more healthy way to manage herself.
As a result, and a surprise even to myself. She has lost 6kg and is now exercising almost daily without any concern for her fitness or breathing.
In her words, a life-changing success
I have struggled with my sleep for years and tend to go through phases where I feel pretty anxious. In addition, my job is stressful especially working with patients.
Working with Martin has been a great help. I have learnt so much about how I cope with my stress. For example, I’ve always been healthy and active but did not realise how stressed I was and how my breathing impacted my anxiety.
I’ve come away with so many actionable tools and strategies that have helped improve my sleep quality and duration.I feel so much more well equipped to handle my stresses, and I can stay focused on the task at hand.
I love most about this program because Martin provides good scientific evidence to support it. I’d highly recommend it to anyone, especially those who work quite stressful jobs.
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We had Martin present online to help our staff manage their stress. He was recommended by a managerial staff member who had previously been on one of his workshops. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the session, they found it really interesting and walked away with great tools to use. During the session, everyone noticed how much more relaxed they felt, and our team sent a big thank you for a great workshop. We look forward to having you again.
I struggled with performance anxiety for quite some time, mainly public speaking. Finally, it started getting worse to the point where even a conversation was beginning to feel like a performance at work, and there was only so much medication I could take.
I had recently been given a promotion and was about to be a Dad, and my stress levels were very high. I reached out to Martin confidentially, who gave me a comprehensive description of his services and truly believed his programme would help me, so I decided to take the plunge and give it a shot.
His 8-week programme has helped me maintain a reasonably normal response to stressful situations through the various breathing and meditation techniques and be more aware of myself and be present, which has ultimately improved my confidence with public speaking. Every time I start to get nervous, I can recognise it and immediately regulate my breathing. This has only come through practice and putting in the work which Martin guided me through.
In addition, my sleep and focus have improved, and I have automatically stopped snoring or breathing heavily, which my partner has greatly appreciated.
What was great about the programme was that Martin gave me a lot of breathing exercises to practice soon after my gym sessions, so it was easy to fit in and felt part of my training. As a result, I now go to the gym with the mindset of training my muscles and my nervous system.
I recommend this programme to anyone suffering from any type of anxiety. Give it a shot before you think about seeing a psychologist, as it will also save you a lot of money and give you tools you can use for the rest of your life.
Hey Martin, just wanted to let you know that the NSDR protocols and other recovery protocols you recommended have helped me drift back off to sleep during the night after feeding the baby. I find the recovery protocols great for the daytime. I’m feeling more energised, and my resting heart rate is down to 52bpm from 60bpm, so I’m much more rested and recovered. Your help has made such a difference already.
I have known Martin for some time now and have always been drawn to the amazing work he has done.
I work with women who have menstrual cycle dysfunction like Endometriosis, PCOS, and painful irregular periods. I am a big believer in no system in the body works in isolation and that stress and anxiety have a big impact on our overall health, this is why I asked Martin to present to my clients Stress & Anxiety Management with the breath.
Martins workshop was fun, interactive and left my clients walking away with breathwork tools they could implement straight away. We even took part in some breathwork in the workshop and the ladies sharing their experience was beautiful and powerful and they instantly saw the benefits of breathing techniques for stress relief.
I highly recommend Martin as an educator and facilitator and we can’t wait to have him back to do another workshop with us.
These past few years have been pretty hectic with work and everything going on. After hearing Martin talk about sleep on a podcast, I decided to reach out because I had been struggling To get good rest for some time. Martin agreed that my issues were likely due to stress, and we started his 8 – week stress relief program. By week 3, I noticed my stress levels were significantly better. I found the sessions to be relaxing, and Martin was excellent at explaining everything thoroughly. He is clearly passionate about his work and helping people in general. I would highly recommend working with Martin to anyone looking to learn how to live a more peaceful and rested life.
‘The 8 week program was an immense help to my breathing awareness and control.
All of my breathing metrics improved, as did its influence in other areas of life.
I highly recommend working with Martin, whose knowledge and friendly nature makes such a program a success’