September 10

DRINK AN ARNOLD PALMER DAY

MIND

Jack Ma 1964

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“I’m coming to this world not to work. I want to come to this world to enjoy my life. I don’t want to die in my office. I want to die on the beaches.”

*Make this your (MMM) morning mirror mantra.

BODY

Roger Maris 1934 – chop wood

On this date in Yankees history: Roger Maris earns 1961 AL MVP | Bronx  Pinstripes | BronxPinstripes.com

The bulge you saw in Maris’ arms came from chopping wood back home in Fargo, N.D.

*It might be difficult to find a wood pile to chop, but it is fun, and it does ease stress. If not, ask your trainer for a move to simulate chopping wood or go to the batting cages and swing away.

SOUL

Marie Laveau 1801

The Magic of Marie Laveau: Embracing the Spiritual Legacy of the Voodoo  Queen of New Orleans: Alvarado, Denise, Long, Carolyn Morrow:  9781578636730: Amazon.com: Books

Many condemned her as a witch while others praised her as a saint. Vodou began when African slaves brought their native traditions with them as they were forcefully transported to the new world. Vodou is a monotheistic religion. Followers of Vodou — known as Vodouisants — believe in a single, supreme godhead that can be equated with the Catholic God. This deity is known as Bondye, “the good god”

*Pray to Bondye – “the good god” today.

MONEY

Arnold Palmer 1929

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Palmer had not capitalized on his namesake drink. Knowing this, three men decided it would make sense to draw up a business plan — on a napkin of course — and present it to Palmer’s agents.

*Go to the bar with two buddies. Order Arnold Palmers. Draw up a business plan on a napkin. Make millions.

ENTERTAINMENT

Colin Firth 1960 – watch The King’s Speech

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*Watch Colin Firth win an Oscar in The King’s Speech.

FOOD

Randy Johnson 1963 – Big Unit Hot Dog

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A signature menu item was the Big Unit hot dog, named for Diamondbacks Hall of Famer Randy Johnson. It’s nearly 2 feet of meat packed in an entire baguette loaf and smothered in chili, cheese, bacon, jalapeño, grilled onions, relish and sauerkraut.

*Enjoy a Big Unit hot dog in honor of one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball. Wash it down with an Arnold Palmer in honor of one of the most dominant golfers ever.

https://www.si.com/eats/2019/03/20/arizona-diamondbacks-hot-dogs-chase-field-chef-price-ingredients

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a29813418/arnold-palmer-drink-recipe/

SNUB – Misty Copeland 1982

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September 9

BECOME A KENTUCKY COLONEL DAY

MIND

Leo Tolstoy 1828

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“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking.”

*Use your MIND without prejudice. Don’t fear understanding things that clash with customs, privileges, or common beliefs.

BODY

Rachel Hunter 1969

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“As I learned in India, yoga is extremely good for the Body, Mind & Soul. While most of us know the practice for its powerful ability to improve flexibility and reduce stress. There are other helpful benefits which you may not be aware of, this includes:”

  • Immunity –
  • Memory –
  • Mood –
  • Pain –
  • Energy –
  • Sleep –

*Yoga again – to help with the above.

SOUL

Otis Redding 1941 – The King of Soul

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His voice was rough, but it carried with it a style and a grace and an originality that was rare in soul music.

*Listen to The King of Soul Otis Redding – it’s good for the soul.

BONUS: Michael Buble 1975

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“The reason to be a good guy isn’t for the person you’re with, it’s for you,”

“That sounds weird, but I like me better now. I’m happier now. I’m better at what I do, I’m better on stage because I’m not pretending to be the guy I want to be.”

*Listen to Michael Buble to learn how to be a good guy.

MONEY

Adam Sandler 1966

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“I think when I bought a house, that’s when I thought I felt like that’s a grown-up thing to do.”

*If you have not bought a house yet, make that the next grown-up thing to do. Watch Billy Madison for motivation – but don’t get any ideas about becoming a teacher.

ENTERTAINMENT

Michelle Williams 1980 – watch My Week with Marilyn

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*Watch Michelle Williams almost win an Oscar in My Week with Marilyn.

BONUS: Hugh Grant 1960 – watch Four Weddings and a Funeral

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*Watch Grant win a Golden Globe in Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Which movie did you prefer?

FOOD

Colonel Sanders 1890 – KFC

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His food, which consisted of pan-fried chicken, gave him a reputation in the region for his skills as a chef. It wasn’t glamorous work, but it landed Sanders the one thing he’d never found in his life: success.

*Splurge on some salty, greasy, KFC today. Once a year won’t kill you…hopefully.

SNUB – Ava Phillipe 1999

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September 8

PINK, BLACK, AND YELLOW DAY

MIND

Bernie Sanders 1941

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“Yes, we become stronger when men and women, young and old, gay and straight, native-born and immigrant fight together to create the kind of country we all know we can become.”

* How would you create the kind of country we all know we can become?

BODY

Brooke Burke 1971

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Join Brooke on a fun, inspirational & easy to follow work out program to transform your total body, anytime, anywhere at every age!

“I try to get to a Pilates Plus class, which is an intense, fast-paced workout that’s done on a special reformer machine, at least three times a week. I also go to the gym a couple of times. I do 15 minutes on the treadmill, walking at a 3.5-mile-per-hour speed and a 15-grade incline.”

*If you can’t get to a Pilates Plus class, do 15 minutes on the treadmill, walking 3.5 mph at a 15-grade incline. Also think of getting the brookeburkebody app.

SOUL

Ruby Bridges 1954

31: The Problem We All Live With by Norman Rockwell

When Ruby Bridges walked into her first-grade class in 1960, the tiny 6-year-old became a powerful symbol of the Civil Rights Movement. She was the first black student to attend the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, despite the mob of protesters who raged outside the school.

*If you have a daunting challenge today, gather the courage of Ruby Bridges to overcome it.

MONEY

Peter Sellers 1925 – write a will

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A letter signed by Peter Sellers hours before his death, lends weight to the theory that the wrong person inherited his wealth.

*You were introduced to legalzoom.com a few days ago. Use it again today to make your will.

ENTERTAINMENT

Pink 1979 – yes, Pink and the Pink Panther share a birthday

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*Listen to Pink all day.

SIDE NOTE – My favorite female artist shares a birthday with my wife.

FOOD

Wiz Khalifa 1987 – rice and salmon

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The Pittsburgh star, tweeted a request for his hometown fans: “weed and Primanti’s.”  

“I really like rice and salmon. The funny thing is, anything with rice, I’m really down with it. When it’s rice involved, I’m going to come and scoop me up a plate.”

BONUS: Charlie Trotter 1959: These 4-ounce, vacuum-sealed packages of salmon are a food you can purchase and lay claim: “I got to eat Charlie Trotter’s cooking.”

*Get some Charlie Trotter salmon and make rice to eat like Wiz Khalifa. Have some late-night weed and Primanti’s Brothers sandwiches. Go Steelers!

“Although about the same proportion of blacks and whites use marijuana, a black person is almost four times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than a white person.” – Bernie Sanders

SNUB – David Arquette 1971

September 7

YOU WILL SURVIVE DAY

MIND

Kevin Love 1988

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“In the short time I’ve been meeting with the therapist, I’ve seen the power of saying things out loud in a setting like that. And it’s not some magical process. It’s terrifying and awkward and hard, at least in my experience so far. I know you don’t just get rid of problems by talking about them, but I’ve learned that over time maybe you can better understand them and make them more manageable.”

*If you need help, confront that fact today and seek out talking to a therapist.

BODY

“Sugar” Shane Mosley 1971

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“I get up in the morning, 6 or 7 am, and do my routine. Eat a well-balanced diet. Egg whites, oatmeal and blueberries. Once I get on a regimen, my body just kind of clicks in—soon as the sun hits my face in the morning.

Everyone’s focusing on boxing, thinking about boxing. If your mind’s floating down different avenues you just won’t be focused.”

*Start your day with egg whites, oatmeal, and blueberries. Then focus on a boxing workout.

SOUL

Gloria Gaynor 1947

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“I love the empowering effect; I love the encouraging effect. It’s a timeless lyric that addresses a timeless concern.”

*Listen to Gloria Gaynor’s 1979 Grammy winning song I Will Survive.

You will survive today. Regardless of what you must overcome, remember that you will survive.

MONEY

Evan Rachel Wood 1987

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“Don’t wait for opportunities to come to you. Make your own things. Believe in yourself. Sometimes you gotta be the one to make the move.”

*There’s about 3 months left in this year. It’s time to make the move on your dream business.

ENTERTAINMENT

Eazy-E 1964

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*Listen to the late great Eazy-E.

FOOD

Donovan Mitchell 1996

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“My 20 percent is definitely Ruth’s Chris. If I go there, it has to be something that’s not terrible, but also… not the best for me. I’ll have a steak cooked medium well, the sweet potato casserole, and a Caesar salad. I really like the sweet potato casserole there.”

*Be like the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and go to Ruth’s Chris for dinner tonight.

SNUB – Buddy Holly 1936 and Shannon Elizabeth 1973 (both have ties to American Pie)

September 6

#SHAZIERSTRONG DAY

MIND

Jane Addams 1860

Jane Addams: Spirit in Action: Knight, Louise W.: 9780393071658:  Amazon.com: Books

“Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.”

*Don’t give up. The world needs what you have to offer.

BODY

Idris Elba 1972

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“I was always a real athletic kid,” “Then when I got older, I just figured it was part of life to keep training. “It’s a great way to stay active and burn hundreds of calories without even knowing it.”

*Sign up to play on a team in a league. For me it’s a basketball league at the local YMCA. This gives me something to look forward to and continue training for. 

SOUL

Ryan Shazier 1992

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When life changes before you and fear grips you cling to the Lord who understands your every need, question and heart’s cry. I’m trusting God for a better tomorrow.#prayfor50 #Shalieve

*Shazier’s father sent out the above tweet in asking for prayers for his son who was paralyzed on the football field. Ryan Shazier danced at his wedding a year and a half after the injury. Trust in God for a better tomorrow. Go Steelers!

MONEY

Naomie Harris 1976

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“I was very lucky because I started earning at nine and I saved all my income so that when I turned 18 and needed to go to university, it was all there. I always had a really strong work ethic. I didn’t need to rely on anybody else financially and I couldn’t anyway – that was never really an option – but I had a strong belief in myself that I could do it on my own. And that’s what got me through.”

*Have a strong belief in yourself that your work ethic makes it so you don’t have to rely on anyone else financially.

ENTERTAINMENT

Roger Waters 1943 – listen to Pink Floyd

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*Listen to Pink Floyd until you “get it”.

BONUS: Idris Elba and Naomie Harris share a birthday and co-star in the Oscar nominated Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

FOOD

Pippa Middleton 1983 – chicken and leek casserole

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“Healthy food is not just good for you but can also be fun to prepare and delicious to eat.”

*Make some healthy food like Pippa’s chicken and leek casserole.

https://www.prima.co.uk/all-recipes/healthy-recipes/a36629/pippa-middleton-healthy-chicken-and-leek-casserole-recipe/

SNUB – Kerry Katona 1980

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September 4

ANTHONY WEINER APPRECIATION DAY

MIND

Drew Pinsky 1958

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“I heard you read a lot. What should I read?” He said he’d been studying a stoic philosopher named Epictetus and that I should check it out.”

Always think about death: “Let death and exile and every other thing which appears dreadful be daily before your eyes; but most of all death: and you will never think of anything mean nor will you desire anything extravagantly.” – Epictetus

If we think that we’re going to die soon — we would never waste our time on money. Rather, we would focus our time doing our creative work, creating art, and spending time with our loved ones.

*Think about death today. Knowing that you will die.

How can you focus your time doing creative work?

BODY

Tom Watson 1949

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“I really had no fitness regimen at all early in my career. My fitness schedule was basically dictated by how many golf balls I hit. I practiced quite a bit when I was younger. Between that and walking six miles a day over 30 tournaments a year, I felt that gave me plenty of exercise.”

*After walking 18 holes of golf today, what was your score?

SOUL

Damon Wayans 1960

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“Some struggle is healthy. If you can embrace it rather than be angry, you can use it as your pilot light.”

*What is your current struggle?

How can you use it as your pilot light?

MONEY

William Lyons 1901

Sir William Lyons: The Official Biography: Porter, Philip, Skilleter, Paul:  9780857331069: Amazon.com: Books

Bill Lyons exhibited a phenomenal business sense, for being 20 without formal training.

Create the Jaguar that’s the perfect fit with your lifestyle, driving style and personal tastes.

*Use Jaguar’s website to create your own Jaguar. Then you can calculate a payment and see how close you are to owning a custom-made Jaguar.

https://www.jaguarusa.com/build-yours/index.html

ENTERTAINMENT

Beyonce Knowles 1981

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“We all experience pain and loss, and often we become inaudible. My intention for [Lemonade] was to create a body of work that would give a voice to our pain, our struggles, our darkness, and our history. To confront issues that make us uncomfortable.”

Don’t waste time.  “You have the same number of hours in your day as Beyoncé.”

*Listen to Beyonce while you’re working on building your empire.

FOOD

Anthony Weiner 1964 – Hot Wieners

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*Make some Hot Wieners and wash them down with Beyonce lemonade.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/guy-fieri/hot-wieners-rhode-island-style-recipe-1948766

https://people.com/food/beyonce-lemonade-album-recipe/

SNUB – Charlotte Le Bon 1986

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September 3

FLYING TOMATO DAY

MIND

Shaun White 1986

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“You’d think losing would be the end of things, but it was just the beginning,”

“Instead of letting it destroy me, I sat back and asked myself, ‘What do I really want to do now?’ And that’s when everything started happening with Air + Style.”

*What do you really want to do now?

BODY

Jennie Finch 1980

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“I think it’s about balance. Try to move whenever possible. I love being outside with my boys, playing tag or trying to keep up with them. I really prefer to start my day getting my workout in early. I try to not be too hard on myself regarding my diet. I’ve always been a workout-to-eat kind of a girl. I like to eat to say the least. I try to put as much color in my diet as possible and staying hydrated is important! It’s great for skin, and I also use lots of sunblock!”

*Get some friends together and play tag or softball. Stay hydrated and if you are playing tag in the sun, use lots of sunblock.

SOUL

Kaia Gerber 2001

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“Right now, I’m doing a course called “The Science of Well Being” that was developed at Yale. It gives you little practices to improve your overall happiness. I’m very much one for ‘if there’s a way to improve your lifestyle, why not do it?”

*Investigate taking this course to improve your overall happiness. 

MONEY

Dave Ramsey 1960

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  • Baby Step 1: $1,000 cash in a beginner emergency fund
  • Baby Step 2: Use the debt snowball to pay off all your debt but the house

Here’s How the Debt Snowball Method Works: You pay off debts in order of smallest to largest, gaining momentum as each balance is paid off. When the smallest debt is paid in full, you roll the money you were paying on that debt into the next smallest balance.

It looks something like this:
Step 1: List your debts from smallest to largest
Step 2: Make minimum payments on all your debts except the smallest.
Step 3: Pay as much as possible on your smallest debt.
Step 4: Repeat until each debt is paid in full.

*Make sure you have $1000 in the bank and start the Debt Snowball today.

ENTERTAINMENT

Charlie Sheen 1965 – watch Two and a Half Men

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Sheen during ‘Two and a Half Men’ suggests you find prostitutes after your divorce.

*A lot of good options for Charlie Sheen, but watch as many episodes as possible of Two and a Half Men – this is when he was the most Charlie Sheenest.

FOOD

RedFoo 1975 – roasted potatoes and flying tomatoes LMFAO

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RedFoo has done a lot of self-discovery. He fell in love with a chef named Jasmine Alkouri, and they’re both living a vegan lifestyle now. They even grow plants in their Malibu back yard to eat! “I’m really into sustainability and going green. We are currently building out the backyard to grow our own food, our own tomatoes, potatoes. Our vegan dogs love that.”

*Enjoy this roasted potatoes and flying tomatoes recipe. Start your own backyard garden.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/garlic-roasted-potatoes-recipe-1913067

http://recipeofhealth.com/recipe/hidden-valley-flying-tomato-340313rb

Wash it down with Tiger’s Blood.

“I have a different brain; I have a different heart; I got Tiger Blood man.”

Charlie Sheen

https://www.monin.com/us/tigers-blood-snow-cone

SNUB – Rita Volk 1990

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September 1

GO UNDEFEATED DAY

MIND

Rocky Marciano 1923

Amazon.com: Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked  World: 9781250210876: Stanton, Mike: Books

He is the only boxing champion to ever retire undefeated.

His unshakable will to win can motivate anyone to fulfill their destiny regardless of what obstacles are put in front of them.

*9 months into this and hopefully by now you have an unshakable will to win and you’ll be able to fulfill your destiny regardless of what obstacles are placed in front of you. Be like Rocky Marciano and go undefeated today.

BODY

Zendaya 1996 –go dancing

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Her biggest fitness tip to fans is to find something that is fun to do. For her, that’s dancing.

*Take a dance class today or better yet, take your sweetie dancing tonight.

SOUL

Phil McGraw 1950

About Dr. Phil | Dr. Phil

“The authentic self is the you that can be found at your absolute core. It is the part of you not defined by your job, function or role. It is the composite of all your skills, talents and wisdom. It is all of the things that are uniquely yours and need expression, rather than what you believe you are supposed to be and do.”

The term talent refers to an inborn and the special ability of a person to do something. A skill is an expertise, which is acquired by the person by learning. Talent is God gifted ability, whereas Skill is an ability in which you put your time and efforts to develop.

*Write down your skills, your talents, and your wisdom. This is who you are. Your job is not what or who you are. Express who you are and stop worrying about who you should be.

MONEY

Barry Gibb 1946

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Gibb has never been a fan of the stock market, believing that real estate and bonds gave him more security.

https://www.fool.com/retirement/2018/04/22/how-to-invest-in-bonds-for-beginners.aspx

*Look into investing in real estate and bonds today – they may keep you Stayin Alive. Listen to the Bee Gees for motivation.

ENTERTAINMENT

Lily Tomlin 1940 – watch Nashville (1975)

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*Watch Lily Tomlin almost win an Oscar in Nashville.

FOOD

Padma Lakshmi 1970 – Chicken Korma

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http://www.food.com/recipe/padma-lakshmis-chicken-korma-274162

*Enjoy Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi’s chicken korma while listening to a dinnertime mix of Gloria Estefan and the Bee Gees.

SNUB – Gloria Estefan 1957

Review –

  • Have an unshakable will to win
  • Go dancing
  • Write down your skills, your talent, and your wisdom
  • Invest in bonds
  • Watch Nashville (1975)
  • Make chicken korma

September 2

69 RULES DAY

MIND

Mark Harmon 1951

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As Agent Gibbs on NCIS, Harmon has a set of 69 rules that he expects everyone to follow.

Rule 8: Never take anything for granted.

*You never know how long you’re going to have someone or something. Appreciate what you have. Come up with your own set of 69 rules.

BODY

Brandon Ingram 1997

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This is exactly what Brandon Ingram eats in a day.

Breakfast: an omelet with a side of bacon. []     

Pre-workout: BiPro protein shake. []

Post-workout: Another BiPro protein shake. []  

Lunch: a sandwich with brown rice and a side salad. []

Snack: peanut butter and jelly sandwich []         

Dinner: steak, mashed potatoes, and some spinach []

*Eat like Ingram, especially a protein shake before and after your workout.

SOUL

Eric Dickerson 1960

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Eric and a group of Hall of Famers went to Israel on a trip organized by Patriots owner Robert Kraft. While there, Dickerson made the choice to be baptized in the Jordan River.

“It was a surreal moment. When you walk the places that Christ walked and to be baptized in the Jordan River, it was amazing,”

*Plan a trip to expand your spirituality. Or at least plan your baptism.

MONEY

Keanu Reeves 1964

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Keanu Reeves was inspired to turn his passion project into a business. Squarespace teamed up with Keanu to bring his dream to life with a website.

*Between legalzoom and squarespace, there are no excuses after today.

BONUS: Robert Shapiro 1942

Great news!
365DOLF appears to be available*

*Use Robert Shapiro’s legalzoom.com to establish your business name and protect your intellectual property. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Salma Hayek 1966 – watch Frida

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*Watch Salma Hayek almost win an Oscar in Frida.

CROSSOVER: BODY – ‘I don’t exercise… I just hold my body in a way that activates muscles all day long,’

*Activate your muscles all day today. Use Frida as motivation to trim your eyebrows.

FOOD

Terry Bradshaw 1948 – blue cheese chips

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The NFL’s first player to receive a Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

*Snack on Bradshaw’s blue cheese chips while watching Frida, Go Steelers!

http://recipeofhealth.com/recipe/terry-bradshaws-blue-cheese-chips-398879rb

SNUB – Harvey Levin 1950 – “I’m a lawyer.”