May 22

Look for the * for today’s advice.



Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1859

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“Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.”

*Your greatest lesson is yet to come. Keep learning.


Novak Djokavic 1987

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The truth was that he has gluten and dairy intolerances and that his diet was causing the issues on the court

*Avoid gluten and dairy today. Play tennis with a friend – no joke.


Vivian Green 1979

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In 2004 she gave birth to her son Jordan who was born with an undiagnosed syndrome. Between 2005 and 2010, Jordan’s multiple surgeries and health issues demanded her to take a hiatus from releasing albums, but her strength and resilience always pushed her to continue doing what she loves. ‘Being Jordan’s mom is my life and I wouldn’t have it any other way, says Green. Green is an advocate for children with special needs and will push her #IamDifferentIamHuman PSA campaign with the release of Vivid.

*Let your strength and resilience push you to continue to do what you love. Also make time to be an advocate for children with special needs. Listen to Vivian Green’s songs for inspiration.


Dustin Moskovitz 1984

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“I never viewed money as being ‘my money.’ I always saw it as ‘The money.’ It’s a resource. If it pools up around me then it needs to be flushed back out into the system.”

*View money as “The money” that needs to be flushed back out into the system.


Harvey Milk 1930 – watch Milk

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Harvey Milk’s dream for a better tomorrow filled with the hope for equality and a world without hate guides the Foundation. Harvey Milk’s ground breaking election in 1977 as one of the world’s first openly gay elected officials-and its most visible one- symbolized the freedom to live life with authenticity to millions of LGBT women and men around the world.

Harvey served less than a year in public office before his brutal assassination but his life profoundly changed a city, state, nation and a global community.  His courage, passion and sense of justice rocked a country and stirred the very core of a put down and pushed out community, bringing forward new hope and a new vision of freedom.

*Watch Sean Penn win an Oscar for portraying Harvey Milk.


Ginnifer Goodwin 1978 – Gramma’s Bok Choy (& Chick’n) Salad

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Is Ginnifer Goodwin Memphis’ most famous vegan? It certainly wasn’t Elvis.

In any case, vegan Goodwin is and she’s serving as a celebrity coach for the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart.

*Watch Milk while enjoying this bok choy and chick’n salad. After eating it, think about eating vegan for the next 20 days.

Wash it down with a big glass of milk.

SNUB – Naomi Campbell

Review –

  • Keep learning
  • Avoid gluten and dairy
  • Let your strength and resilience push you to do what you love
  • View money as “the money”
  • Watch Milk
  • Make bok choy and chick’n salad

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Travis Jones

I was born in Northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in a trailer park. I was raised by very conservative and religious (Wesleyan Methodist) parents. By some miracle I graduated college and moved to Florida. I have been a public school teacher since 1995. I have 7 years until I can retire. I was married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. I remarried in 2017 to Kate - 21 years my junior. Some of my life experiences as a 46-year-old, white American male, will come through in my writing, but the majority of this daily journey will be dedicated to improving myself, and hopefully you as well.

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