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Kreatures Of Habit Podcast

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Michael Chernow, host and founder of Kreatures of Habit, hosts discussions with his guests about their routines and habits, and how committing to them has helped their paths to success. In each episode, Michael asks about the guest’s morning and evening routines, 3 habits that have changed their life, and one habit that they've broken, and how they stay committed to it.

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United States

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Michael Chernow, host and founder of Kreatures of Habit, hosts discussions with his guests about their routines and habits, and how committing to them has helped their paths to success. In each episode, Michael asks about the guest’s morning and evening routines, 3 habits that have changed their life, and one habit that they've broken, and how they stay committed to it.

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English


Episodes
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Peter Crone: Redesigning the Subconscious Mind

6/12/2024
Peter Crone is a writer, speaker, and thought leader in human awakening and potential. He works with everyone from world-class athletes to stay-at-home parents to redesign the subconscious mind.This week, he joins Michael Chernow to talk about how you can shed your false identity and achieve happiness. On this episode: 2:28 - What makes people happy 12:49 - The different elemental types 18:32 - Lifestyle change happens when you can reveal who you truly are 27:45 - How to get rid of your false identity 35:58 - Does an identity change come with a physical change as well? 46:15 - Peter's mastermind Peter’s website: https://www.petercrone.com/

Duration:00:52:54

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Rachel Scheer: How Functional Medicine Works

6/5/2024
Rachel Scheer is a functional medicine practitioner and she joins Michael Chernow to discuss her healing journey, her view on Western medicine, and much more. On this episode: 2:30 - What got Rachel into functional medicine 17:17 - Rachel’s elimination diet 26:00 - Getting a correct diagnosis 34:33 - Nutritional habits for a healthy gut 41:45 - Manifestation and doing the things that scare you 57:52 - The greatest piece of personal development

Duration:01:18:06

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The Mind Pump Podcast: How Michael Chernow Changed His Life

5/29/2024
This week, we’re bringing you Michael Chernow’s guest appearance on the Mind Pump Podcast. On this episode, Michael dives into the following topics with Sal, Adam, And Justin: 02:13 - How from a young age he was trying to get out of his house. 09:41 - Being sexually assaulted at 8 years old. 14:54 - Why he felt he needed to have a legitimate job with his ever-growing side hustle. 20:38 - His favorite drug to sell and why? 25:06 - His only run-in with the cops. 30:41 - The scary experience of getting robbed. 37:34 - That one time he faked his death. 43:03 - His connection to the universe. 45:28 - Losing his father and making amends. 55:06 - The beginning of the end of the dark days and the beginning of the new days. 1:00:21 - The Muay Thai angels. 1:07:16 - The point where things start happening for him. 1:27:32 - Why his happiness is FAR more important than cash in the bank and capital. 1:34:18 - His next venture, partner, and buyout. 1:45:06 - The origins of Kreatures of Habit. 1:51:58 - Taking his love of oatmeal and running with it! 1:59:34 - How fitness & health transformed him. 2:07:13 - The priority of profitability. 2:09:03 - You never know the catalyst of change.

Duration:02:13:02

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Jason Lacayo: The Realities of Being a NYPD Cop

5/22/2024
Jason Lacayo has been a police officer for 19 years and is currently part of the mental health outreach team. He is also the co-host of Inside the Labyrinth podcast powered by Reps for Responders, which is an organization that helps first responders and the families of first responders get services. On this episode, Jason dives into the following topics with Michael Chernow: 6:10 - The experience of being a cop in NYC 13:27 - What sets Jason up for success 16:17 - Protecting your mental space despite the tough things you see 24:02 - Morning routine 30:18 - There's two sides of mental health 37:45 - The community of the police force 50:02 - How to overcome hardship Follow Jason Lacayo on Instagram.

Duration:01:04:33

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Eric Leija: The Power in Doing the Hard Things

5/15/2024
Eric Leija is a fitness coach in Austin, Texas. He is a co-founder of onnit gym and an adidas training athlete, he specializes in kettlebell strength and conditioning training and offers in person and online coaching. Eric is prevalent on social media where he shares his content with over 1+ million people across Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. On this episode he dives into the following topics with Michael Chernow: 2:54 - Where Eric got his start 11:58 - Processing childhood trauma 16:48 - Holotropic breathwork 20:55 - Eric’s Iowaska experience 30:37 - Eric’s morning routine 39:20 - Enjoying doing the hard things Follow Eric on Instagram. Check out Eric’s website.

Duration:00:53:36

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Matt Choi: What It Takes To Run 100 Miles

5/8/2024
Matt Choi is a content creator, entrepreneur, and endurance athlete. He is the founder of Choi Media Group.He joins Michael Chernow to dive into what it was like to run 100 miles, how he prioritizes health and positivity, and much more. On this episode: 9:40 - Matt’s morning routine 14:32 - Building a solid foundation to start your day 24:08 - Running 100 miles 35:47 - Tips for getting into running 44:59 - What is Matt’s recovery process? Follow Matt Choi on Instagram.

Duration:00:58:14

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What's Really Happening? EP 6

5/1/2024
Michael Chernow and Jonathan Yarmeisch are back to give you the scoop on what’s been happening at Kreatures of Habit. On this episode: 4:32 - The ups and downs of business 7:59 - Culture is everything 10:41 - KOH is launching a new product 16:35 - Having a new product doesn't mean it's the sole focus 18:24 - How the business conversations changed over the last few months 23:30 - Kreature Kamp

Duration:00:29:58

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Jen Cohen: The Workout is the Hardest Part

4/24/2024
Jennifer Cohen is an entrepreneur, podcaster, educator and bestselling author. She joins MIchael Chernow for an all-encompassing conversation about workouts, morning routines, the importance of movement, and more. On this episode: 8:15 - Does Jen ever not want to work out? 22:56 - Waking up early 32:38 - Michael’s recent reads 37:28 - Fitness is Michael’s non-negotiable 44:38 - Why morning routine is important to Michael 51:50 - What is Jen’s super power? 1:05:51 - Business and goals

Duration:01:17:25

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Frank Paul Vignola: Defining Masculinity

4/17/2024
Frank Paul Vignola is a life coach for men who helps them master their identity and cultivate purpose. Today, he joins Michal Chernow to talk about what masculinity means, how his childhood shaped his view on life, and much more. On this episode: 3:27 - Defining masculinity 8:06 - Growing up surrounded by women 10:02 - Building confidence 17:00 - One of men's most desired virtues 21:19 - Morning routine 32:28 - Frank’s supplement lists 35:20 - Sticking to your values Follow Frank on Instagram. Check out Frank’s website.

Duration:00:56:04

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Kaylor Betts: Don’t Let Feelings Dictate Action

4/10/2024
Kaylor Betts is a life and business coach and the host of the Awake & Winning Podcast. He joins Michael Chernow to dig deep into staying in control of your actions. On this episode: 4:11 - The hustle and bustle of Manhattan 7:42 - Michael’s 80/20 rule 8:47 - Kaylor’s morning routine 16:33 - Building a strong foundation 24:48 - Changing your day from a negative to a positive 33:06 - Don't let external forces change your behavior 40:23 - Reflection and evening routine 48:36 - Why morning routine is important to Michael

Duration:01:12:52

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What’s Really Happening? EP 5

4/3/2024
Jonathan Yarmeish returns for the 5th episode of What’s Really Happening? He and Michael Chernow sit down to discuss the business side of Kreatures of Habit. On this episode: 1:34 - Pushing KOH forward 6:31 - Hiring an agency for content vs. a full-time employee 11:37 - Being persistently optimistic 16:33 - Small wins matter

Duration:00:26:11

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Manny Lubin: Making Healthy Chocolate Milk

3/27/2024
Manny Lubin is the co-founder of Slate Milk. He joins MIchael Chernow to dive into what it’s like running the company, what’s actually important when it comes to business, and much more. On this episode: 5:16 - Slate Milk is a lifestyle brand 20:03 - Manny’s morning routine 23:00 - Managing business communications 32:04 - The Key to Manny’s success 39:16 - What Michael learned when building multiple businesses 45:51 - The goal of a business is to make money Check out Slate Milk: https://slatemilk.com/ Follow Manny Lubin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mannylubin/

Duration:00:57:36

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Jaime Filer: Empowering Others Through Mental Health

3/20/2024
Jaime Filer is a seasoned fitness model, motivational speaker, and accomplished online health coach. She joins Michael Chernow to dive into the fitness world, her coaching business, and more. On this episode: 4:09 - Eating disorders and mental health 10:24 - Routines and effective habits 21:01 - Jaime’s morning routine 26:08 - Evening routine 36:28 - Breaking a habit 43:01 - Helping the LGBTQ+ community

Duration:00:54:20

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Lance Armstrong: The Never Give Up Mentality

3/13/2024
Lance Armstrong is a former road racing cyclist, Cancer survivor, and the founder of Livestrong, NEXT VENTŪRES, and WEDŪ. Through WEDŪ, he hosts two podcasts, THEMOVE and The Forward. He joins Michael Chernow to discuss his career, his battle with cancer, what’s on the horizon, and much more. On this episode: 4:45 - Lance’s favorite place to visit 14:21 - What changed from 1999 to 2000 20:59 - Lance's morning routine at the peak of his career 25:25 - Lance's present day morning routine 28:29 - The current state of technology 35:47 - The pain cave 41:01 - Lance's battle with cancer 46:45 - Michael's confidence in the NY Giants 49:45 - Every lesson has come out of facing fear Brought to you in partnership with WEDŪ.

Duration:01:12:54

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KoH What's Really Happening? Ep 4

3/6/2024
Michael Chernow and Jonathan Yarmeisch are back with a new episode of What’s Really Happening to bring you the latest news on the business of Kreatures of Habit. On this episode: 2:10 - Waiting for permission in a startup means you’re failing 9:32 - Running a business can be both fun and hard 16:40 - Making the case for changing Meal One’s name 25:55 - Tightening the feedback loop 28:41 - Working with a new manufacturer 40:54 - Improving the check out process 47:03 - Using social media to make actual connections with people 50:38 - Struggling with being present

Duration:00:59:46

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How Breathwork Can Be A Game Changer

2/28/2024
In this solo episode, Michael dives into a new type of breathwork that he discovered at Runningman in Georgia that initially scared him, how he ultimately came to enjoy it, and his continuing work with Michael Gazzo. Topics: 4:07 - Learning a new type of breathwork 8:34 - Feeling pure love and joy 14:38 - Wanting love and approval from his father 19:58 - Struggling with being present

Duration:00:30:16

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Dr. Jaime Schehr: Nutrition Is Not One-Size Fits All

2/21/2024
Dr. Jaime Schehr is a nationally recognized expert in integrative medicine and nutrition holds dual licenses as a Naturopathic Physician and Registered Dietitian. She works intimately with patients and their primary care physicians to help them understand, identify, and manage their health. In this week’s episode, she goes deep with Michael Chernow to discuss what integrative medicine is, why individualized care is important, and so much more about nutrition. Topics: 2:51 - What is integrative medicine? 10:33 - Morning routine and effective habits 18:00 - Nutrition is different for everyone 28:50 - Sleep is massively important 30:56 - Check in with yourself https://www.jaimeschehr.com/

Duration:00:44:50

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KoH What's Really Happening? Ep 3

2/14/2024
Jonathan Yarmeisch and Michael Chernow are back to take you inside what’s going on at Kreatures of Habit. In episode 3, they dive into raising money, having more efficiency in the business, not being afraid to try new things, and much more. Kreatures of Habit is a brand that truly values transparency and customer relationships. Which is why we would love it if you send us any questions that you would want to hear answered on the podcast. Simply DM us or send us an email at ⁠info@kreaturesofhabit.com⁠, and Michael and Jonathan will be sure to answer on future episodes! 2:00 - Figuring out how to keep KoH alive 7:55 - Hearing no way more than you hear yes 9:15 - Being proactive 14:30 - If something doesn’t work, you fix it and move on 20:00 - Seeing how far you can push yourself 25:00 - What blended ROAS is 32:00 - Possibly being wrong about Knight Kap

Duration:00:43:29

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Larry Hagner: Being The Best Dad You Can Be

2/7/2024
Larry Hagner is the founder of The Dad Edge, a company that helps men become the best people, partners, and dads they’ve always wanted to be. He also hosts The Dad Edge Podcast where he’s interviewed experts on parenting, mindset, communication, and more. In this episode, Larry and Michael discuss why Larry started the company, how the podcast has helped him, how crucial communication is with both your kids and your partner, and much more. Topics: 4:07 - How The Dad Edge came to be 15:15 - What Larry learned conducting over 1,000 interviews 19:23 - Larry getting called out by his son for being on his phone during a game 25:48 - The importance of communication in relationships 32:54 - Larry’s body shutting down 40:57 - Cherishing time with your kids The Dad Edge: https://thedadedge.com/

Duration:00:52:26

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Dr. Sean Pastuch: Living an Active Life

1/31/2024
Dr. Sean Pastuch is the founder of Active Life, a company that helps people get out of pain without going to the doctor or missing the gym from anywhere in the world. In this episode, Dr. Sean sits down with Michael Chernow to discuss how Active Life started, how the company operates, what it takes to hit your personal development goals, and much more. Topics covered: 3:48 - Sean manifesting his meeting with Michael 9:06 - Why hospitality in the food industry matters 13:40 - Making friends with other men as adults 17:20 - What is Active Life? 26:40 - Personal development starts with the truth 30:45 - Pushing through the discomfort 38:45 - Creating success for yourself 42:20 - Achieving a work-life balance Sean’s IG: @drseanpastuch⁠ Website: https://activelifeprofessional.com Active Life Rx IG: @activeliferx Active Life Professional IG: @activelifeprofessional

Duration:00:55:56