Habits and Hustle
Summary: Habits and Hustle helps share the stories, habits, and rituals of people's journeys on living fulfilled lives. Host Jennifer Cohen interviews thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and overall extraordinary people who share their insight and open up about the normally hidden aspects that have made a difference in their success.
Raif Derrazi is an HIV+ bodybuilder and an HIV/AIDS activist. In this episode, he shares the story of his diagnosis, his rock bottom, and his incredible journey of changing his life to one of gratitude and positivity. Raif is on a mission to educate us all on how far healthcare has come in managing HIV/AIDS and to undo the stigma our society has on the disease and the communities living with HIV/AIDS. Youtube Link To This EpisodeRaif's TwitterRaif's Instagram
Jen Esquer, otherwise known as Doc Jen Fit, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and educator. She talks about her programs, The Mobility Method and The Optimal Body, as well as her belief that we can change the limitations that are put on us by external forces. Doc Jen Fit explains how we can change our body conversation to really thrive, and gives us actionable ways to lessen inflammation in our bodies. We talk about inflammation, gene expression, and the incredible benefits of breathwork. Youtube Link To This Episode@docjenfit@themobilitymethod@theoptimalbody
David Meltzer is an Executive Business Coach and the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing. In this episode, we discuss David’s journey from growing up poor to building extreme financial success, then losing it all and doing it all over with lessons learned. David also shares how he runs his coaching business and the importance and strategies of wealth maintenance. Youtube Link To This EpisodeDavid Meltzer’s Website
Lisa Bilyeu is the Co-Founder and President of Impact Theory and Women of Impact, as well as the Co-Founder of Quest Nutrition. In this episode, Lisa shares with us the decision-making process that she and her husband, Tom Bilyeu, have used to help them create their very successful businesses. We discuss Lisa’s conscious transformation from housewife to entrepreneur, sacrifice, and the health struggles she has faced along the way. Youtube Link to This Episodehttps://www.questnutrition.com/https://impacttheory.com/
The list for Jerry West goes on and on. He's literally NBA Logo. He's undeniably the greatest NBA Executive of all time. The Laker legend is responsible for trading for Kobe Bryant, signing Shaquille O'Neal, he's was a big part of assembling the Golden State Warriors Dynasty, and most recently he worked his magic again by trading for superstar Paul George and signing Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard to the LA Clippers. In this episode, Jerry opens up about his tough childhood and the struggles he encountered growing up in rural West Virginia, how he found basketball and even his superstitions. We talk about the importance of a competitive mindset and the power of being a dreamer. The Youtube Link to this Episode
Andy Petranek and Michael Stanwyck are the founders of Whole Life Challenge. We talk in this episode about the difference between “being fit” and “being healthy”, and how Andy and Michael went from the fitness-focused world to creating a total wellness program. They talk in detail about the Seven Daily Habits that are the foundation of the Whole Life Challenge, and how everyone has the ability to improve their own health and wellness. Youtube Link to EpisodeWhole Life Challenge
Our guests on this episode are Katelyn Ohashi and former UCLA gymnastics coach, Val Kondos. Katelyn is a former UCLA gymnast, whose perfect score floor routine went viral earlier this year, and Coach Val is considered one of the most winningest college gymnastic coaches of all time. They talk with us about their successes, what’s more important than winning, and giving back to the community. Katelyn Ohashi’s Viral 10.0 Floor Routine
Jared Eng is the founder and CEO of Just Jared, which is one of the biggest sites for celebrity and entertainment news. Jared chats with us about his upbringing, how he started in the business, and how his hustle helped him become so successful in his field. We talk staying true to yourself, doing your own thing, and having a strong sense of morals. Youtube Link to This EpisodeJust Jared’s Website
Natasha Case is the founder and owner of Coolhaus ice cream. We talk in this episode about Natasha’s evolution from architect to ice cream maven, and how she and her partner, Freya, built Coolhaus from one literally broken down ice cream truck to being in over 7,500 grocery stores worldwide. Natasha also talks about the importance of building a marketable brand with proper packaging, finding your customers, and the excitement of owning a women-run business.
Dr. Chris Donaghue is a licensed sex therapist, one of only 500 in the world. He joins us to discuss Sex Positivity! Dr. Donaghue identifies with gender fluidity and considers himself sexually fluid. Doesn't pigeonhole his attraction to specific genders. Has dated men, women, transgender, and was even in a "throuple" (relationship involving three people). He gives us his take on dating apps like Hinge, Bumble, and Tinder.
Justin Peck is a professional off-road racer and author with an incredible story. We get very deep in this episode about mental illness and his experience with bipolar disorder and opiate addiction. We also talk about his book, what racing life is like, how he stays present, the routines that help him cope with his emotional challenges, healing from injuries and the importance of listening to our bodies.Trigger warning: If hearing about suicide and other topics related to mental illness and addiction will upset you, skip this episode.
Are you eating too much sugar? Yo-yo dieting? Do you want to improve your relationship with food? Then this episode with Health Coach Jessica Suchan is for you. We talk about her experience with orthorexia, which is an eating disorder, accountability, her signature sugar cleanse, exercise, how to have a sensible approach to food, why deprivation isn’t necessary and her own alternative to meditation.
Are you looking for love? Matchmaker Samantha Daniels joins us today to talk about how she pivoted from corporate lawyer to matchmaker. We gives us her unique perspective on dating apps, her company Samantha’s Table, the 85% rule, what it means when you’re dating more than one person at once, what you need to do to find “the one,” how #metoo has changed dating, her upcoming online course, being in an equal partnership and how mindset affects everything. If you’re not single, you will still benefit from listening to this episode because Samantha shares many tidbits that can be applied to a variety of relationships.
Metal performance coach and creator of the 10 Pillars of Mental Performance Mastery System, Brian Cain shares the benefits of coaching and his best tips and life hacks.After defining what mental performance coaching is, he talks about how he went from working with kids to Fortune 500 executives as well as athletes in the NFL, NHL, UFC, PGA, and MLB. He also speaks to the power of self-talk, stoicism, affirmations, books, meditation, the benefits of eating the same thing every day, how fitness and focus are connected, the concept of control, and how losing weight changed his life.
You probably saw the founder of Boom Boom, John Pinto on Shark Tank. He joins us for this episode to talk about his experience on the show, how he came to create Boom Boom, the logistics of entrepreneurship, wellness, working with influencers, marketing, his daily routine and so much more.