ACADEMY AWARD WINNING ACTOR DAY
Charlton Heston 1923
“I wish for you the courage to be unpopular. Popularity is history’s pocket change. Courage is history’s true currency.”
*Have the courage to be unpopular today. Watch Heston win an Oscar in Ben Hur for motivation.
Dakota Johnson 1989 – 50 Shades workout
“I had to be physically and emotionally naked, show both my body and soul. I felt emotionally vulnerable and physically exposed, it was a hard choice to make but I was intrigued since the beginning. I think that…the things that scare you the most are the ones you gotta do.”
BONUS: Caitriona Balfe 1979 – Outlander workout
“So often, women are there just to be looked at and be objectified for the titillation of the male audience.”
*Watch Johnson in 50 Shades of Grey and Balfe in Outlander as motivation to get your body right.
Susan Sarandon 1946
“Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you’re privileged, that increases your responsibility. I want them to understand the joy of empowerment, of service. I want them to understand that doing the right thing is a joyful experience, that it isn’t a grind.”
*Understand that you have a responsibility towards mankind and that doing the right thing is a joyful experience. Think of donating to UNICEF to make a difference for children around the world. You can also watch Sarandon win an Oscar in Dead Man Walking for a daily dose of soul.
Russell Simmons 1957
Now is the time to take charge of your personal finances. Use this advice from Russell Simmons.
- Start with small steps.
- Start when you’re young.
- It’s your life and your money.
*Even if you’re old, it’s your life and your money so take charge of your personal finances today.
The first small step is Check Your Cash Flow – Figure out how much money you have coming in each month and how much you pay out for household expenses
Christoph Waltz 1956 – watch Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained
*Watch Waltz win Oscars in both Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained.
Rutherford B. Hayes 1822 – cornmeal pancakes
President Hayes was a breakfast kind of President. His go-to meal was cornmeal pancakes with syrup.
*Make cornmeal pancakes to eat like Hayes. The ‘B’ stands for breakfast.
SNUB – Derrick Rose 1988 and Melissa Benoist (aka Marley Rose) 1988