June 8

MENOUNOS AND MARGULIES DAY

MIND

Maria Menounos 1978 – 2 minute meditation

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“Since my surgery, I’ve made my physical and emotional health a priority above all else. Whether it’s on my own or through guided meditations on YouTube or Headspace, I find that those few minutes a day of clearing my head & centering myself make a huge difference on how my day goes.”

http://mariamenounos.com/august/#meditation

*Her website is really good. Check it out. It’s got some 365DOLF to it. Use it for your 2 minute meditation.

BODY

Julianna Margulies 1966

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“I like being alone with no to one hear me. I run or bike or go on the elliptical. I breathe into my body. I do a mixture of yoga and Pilates. I love to stretch. I get tremendous joy from working out. I know it sounds crazy,”

*Workout alone today. Run, bike, elliptical, yoga, or Pilates. Don’t forget to stretch.

SOUL

Gabby Giffords 1970

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“Which baptism truly heals?  Do we need the water of God, or the blood of a 9-year old laying on a street in Tucson?  The answer is profoundly and simply obvious.  We need redemption gushing from the rivers of God’s love, not that of blood-soaked sidewalks. 

If we don’t speak for the soul, our silence will surely aid evil.”

*Speak for the soul. Don’t let your silence aid evil. Think of getting baptized. 

MONEY

Kanye West 1977

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“I got a problem with spending before I get it” from All Falls Down

*Don’t spend money that you do not have yet. Listen to Kanye for motivation. His music – not his rhetoric.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jerry Stiller 1927 – watch Zoolander

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*His son Ben is the star but he’s no slouch as Maury Ballstein – head of Ballstein Models, in this must watch yearly movie.

FOOD

Barbara Bush 1925 – mushroom quiche

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The night before she died, Bush was alert and was having conversations — along with a glass of bourbon.

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/barbara-bushs-mushroom-quiche-recipe.html

*She was married to the vice president for 8 years, then married to the president for 4 more years, and then was the mother to the president for 8 more years. Enjoy her mushroom quiche while watching Zoolander. And wash it down with a glass of bourbon.

BONUS

Keenan Ivory Wayans 1958

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“You know, my health is no laughing matter. My vegetarian diet helps me stay health and fit. Not just for myself, but for the one’s I love. From pasta primavera, a hearty vegetable soup, or my mothers red beans and rice.  Delicious and good for you. That’s no joke. Tonight, make it vegetarian.”

*Besides the FLOTUS mushroom quiche, make some pasta primavera, vegetable soup, and red beans and rice to make it vegetarian all day.

SNUB – Joan Rivers 1933

Review –

  • 2-minute meditation
  • Run, bike, elliptical, yoga, or Pilates
  • Speak for the soul
  • Don’t spend money that you do not have
  • Watch Zoolander
  • Barbara Bush’s mushroom quiche