April 1

APRIL FOOLS DAY

MIND

Mackenzie Davis 1987

“Fuck, he’s got a good life out there. Really, just all you’d ever want. A little village with a nice pub, walk your kids to school every day. That’s all I think I want.”

*This was a quote from Mackenzie Davis. I don’t even know who she’s talking about. But what she is describing sounds like a nice life.

BODY

Sean Taylor 1983

You started hearing stories of him getting dropped off at the facility in the morning and then he’d jog back home. Then he started jogging to work and jogging home. It was about a 3-mile jog from Taylor’s apartment to the facility, meaning he’d jog an extra 6 miles a day when he ran to the facility and back.

*Jog to work and back home today. Or at least park 3 miles from work and jog to and from in honor of the late Sean Taylor.

SOUL

Susan Boyle 1961

“I enjoyed being in church because I liked the peace and tranquility. I liked the hymns, and I liked the idea of having a connection with God.”

*The next chance you get, go to church. See if you like the peace and tranquility while continuing to build your connection to God.

MONEY

Abraham Maslow 1908

Maslow describes self-actualization as a person’s need to be and do that for which the person has a vocation. If these needs are not met, the person feels restless and frustrated, even if successful in other respects.

*Take the free online career test (found at 365dolf.com) to see if maybe you need to change what you do for a job to fill your creative potential.

https://www.123test.com/career-test/

ENTERTAINMENT

Debbie Reynolds 1932 – watch The Unsinkable Molly Brown

*Watch Debbie Reynolds almost win an Oscar in The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

FOOD

Robin and Brook Lopez 1988 – late night McDonald’s

That’s what they do when Robin comes to New York City… They go to McDonald’s!

“He (Robin) got large fries, big mac — no pickles – always no pickles, and he always says no onions even though big macs don’t have onions on them, I think,”

“I just got two filet-a-fish. Well it’s the filet-a-fish, I had to do it! It’s real fish!”

*Take your brother to McDonald’s and place the same order as the Lopez twins.

SNUB – Logan Paul 1995 – box your brother for another workout.

March 31

CESAR CHAVEZ DAY

MIND

Al Gore 1948

“No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shape the soul and let the glory out.”

*Reflect on your most recent loss

How has it been a victory that has shaped your soul?

BODY

Ewan McGregor 1971

5 miles is his standard run, iPod cranked. Running to Pink Floyd, and to the album Absolution, by the British band Muse. “It’s so grand and splendid and loud, it brings me out of any negative state,”

*Run 5 miles with your iPod cranked to look like a young Obi-Wan Kenobi.

“I grilled everything and stopped drinking beer. I drank wine and lots of gin instead. The weight just falls off.”

*Eat and drink like this if you want to look like a Trainspotting heroin addict.

SOUL

Cesar Chavez 1927

“Kindness and compassion toward all living things is a mark of a civilized society.”

*Continue to strive to show kindness and compassion to all living things. Think of donating to the Chavez Foundation.

MONEY

Jack Johnson 1878

“Jack Johnson lived in the lap of luxury, abused the fame and fortune that came to him, and died bereft of riches,”

*What is one way in which you live in the lap of luxury?

How can you avoid dying bereft of riches?

ENTERTAINMENT

Christopher Walken 1943 – watch The Deer Hunter

*Watch Walken win an Oscar in The Deer Hunter.

FOOD

Angus Young 1955 – angus steak

*Listen to ACDC while you are grilling a nice angus steak.

https://www.certifiedangusbeef.com/recipes/Classic-Pan-Seared-Ribeye-Steak

BONUS: Shirley Jones 1934 – “Keep it light with my Triscuit Cheesecake Snacks,”

*Make some Partridge Family Triscuit cheesecake snacks for dessert

https://clickamericana.com/topics/food-drink/triscuit-cheesecake-snacks-1982

SNUB – Jessica Szohr 1985

March 30

THE DAY THE MUSIC WAS BORN

MIND

Tracy Chapman 1964

“The world’s a mess,”

Chapman is aware of her reputation for seriousness, and she has just stopped herself. She addresses such issues as racism and violence against women but is perfectly capable of laughing at herself. 

*Even if the world is a mess, take time to laugh at yourself today as you listen to Tracy Chapman.

BODY

MC Hammer 1963

“You know what the secret is? The secret is God. When you have Him, you have an endless supply of youth and of energy. With God, plus working out and eating right, it’s a great mix. For the past 20 years, I’ve started each morning with a shake that includes protein powder, fresh and frozen green vegetables, a multivitamin for men, 2 mg of fish oils and four capsules of glucosamine to keep my joints supple. It keeps my immune system pretty robust — I haven’t had a cold or flu in 20 years”

*God and glucosamine! Start your day like MC Hammer and maybe you’ll keep it as a habit for the next 20 years.

God []               Working out []              Eating right []               Protein shake []

Multivitamin []              Fish oil []                      Glucosamine []

SOUL

Eric Clapton 1945

“It asked a very pertinent question,”

“Because I don’t really know. … I have a belief in a higher power, but I don’t really know whether – most of those old religious things say, ‘See you over there.’ And you think, ‘Really? How do you know?’ And the song asked that question. And I’m always wondering whether … we meet people again. I think what works about that song is it’s a question. That doesn’t offend anyone. It’s asking for help. It works for people. It’s a great way to communicate, asking for help.”

*Listen to Tears in Heaven and communicate with someone if you need help.

Who could you ask for help today?

Do you think that you will see people again – in Heaven?

MONEY

Celine Dion 1968

Dreams can come true

Dion was just a 12-year-old kid performing in her parents’ piano bar in Charlemagne, Quebec. She is now the bestselling Canadian artist of all time.

*Listen to Celine as you dream of your success and how your dreams are going to come true.

How are your dreams going to come true?

ENTERTAINMENT

Warren Beatty 1937 – watch Reds

*Watch Warren Beatty win an Oscar for directing Reds.

FOOD

Norah Jones 1979 – fried chicken and onions

*Listen to a mix of Hammer, Clapton, Celine, Chapman, and Norah Jones while making her fried chicken and onions.

https://www.rachaelrayshow.com/recipe/13231_Norah_Jones_Fried_Chicken

SNUB – Vincent van Gogh 1853 – end your day with a van Gogh cocktail

https://www.urbandaddy.com/articles/37136/vincent-van-gogh-the-cocktail-an-absinthe-laced-ode-to-your-favorite-dutch-painter

March 29

MELLOW WITH AGE DAY

MIND

John Tyler 1790

“If we find ourselves increasing beyond example in numbers, in strength, in wealth, in knowledge, in everything which promotes human and social happiness, let us ever remember our dependence for all these on the protection and merciful dispensations of Divine Providence.”

*As March is coming to an end and the year is 1/4 over, hopefully your strength, wealth, and knowledge is increasing thanks to 365DOLF. You’re welcome!

BODY

Lucy Lawless 1968

Lawless found that Pilates worked best for getting her in the shape she wanted for the role of Xena. She would also incorporate: Walking – Jogging – Lifting weights – Interval training

*Pilates again or pick one of the above Lawless workouts.

SOUL

Walt “Clyde” Frazier 1945

“Yeah, I was kind of an extremist. I liked to go out. Now, I’m an even-keeled guy. I rarely go to discos. The things I like to do now don’t cost me money. A little walk in the park, a kiss after dark. I’ve mellowed with age.”

*Do something that does not cost you money. Have soul like “Clyde” and take a little walk in the park with a kiss after dark.

MONEY

Sam Walton 1918

“Maybe I was born to be a merchant, maybe it was fate. I don’t know about that. But I know this for sure: I loved retail from the very beginning.”

*What have you loved from the very beginning?

You were born to do this for a living.

ENTERTAINMENT

Brendan Gleeson 1955 – watch The Comey Rule

*Watch Gleeson almost win a Golden Globe for portraying President Donald Trump

FOOD

Elle Macpherson 1964

“I have three meals a day and two snacks, mid-morning and afternoon.”

Breakfast: “I might have a poached egg sometimes, or half an avocado or some muesli that I make in the dehydrator with nuts and seeds and a little bit of coconut and cinnamon, and I’ll mix that with some fresh hemp or almond milk that I make myself.” []

Lunch: “I like raw foods, so lunch is usually raw or lightly blanched vegetables” []

Dinner: “A salad or something like humus, tabbouleh or nut dips with dehydrated seed bread. It’s a bit different – but I’m never hungry and I eat quite a lot. Today I had a super bowl with quinoa, beets, goat cheese, sweet potato and rocket with olive oil and it was fabulous, I felt completely nourished.” []

Snacks: “I snack on my Nourishing Protein, I have one every day, either the vanilla or chocolate one which I have blended with almond milk and banana, or water and avocado. In the afternoon I might have a snack of kelp crackers and sesame or some dulse seaweed.” []

*Eat like the timeless super model. Use her website for help – welleco.com

https://www.welleco.com/

SNUB – Cy Young 1876

March 28

LITTLE MONSTERS DAY

MIND

Amancio Ortego 1936

Just as Gates, Buffett, Zuckerberg, Musk, and Lincoln have also shown, introverts like Ortega can be successful because they are better listeners, are more willing to collaborate, and can be more creative.

*You don’t have to be the life of the party. Be a better listener and more willing to collaborate.

BODY

Chris Long 1985 – CrossFit

Before the action begins, Long starts with some stretching using bands to isolate his glutes and other lower-body muscle groups. After, it’s a brief warm-up on the row machine. Then the CrossFit begins.

*Find a CrossFit gym near you and push your limits. Make sure to warm up like Chris Long.

CROSSOVER: SOUL – Chris Long donated his entire 2017 base salary, worth $1 million, to charity.

SOUL

Dr. Bernice King 1963

“Daddy taught us through his philosophy of nonviolence, which placed love at the centerpiece, that through that love we can turn enemies into friends. Through that love, we can create more dignified atmospheres.”

*Place love at the centerpiece of your life. Turn an enemy into a friend today.

MONEY

Reba McEntire 1955

Reba offers her wisdom on what it takes to create a long-lasting career in the music business. From networking, managing your finances, to work ethic, Reba breaks down skills that have led to her success.

*Whether you are in the music business or not, sign up and watch the Reba masterclass video to learn about networking, finances, and work ethic.

https://www.masterclass.com/classes/reba-mcentire-teaches-country-music

ENTERTAINMENT

Lady Gaga 1986 – watch A Star is Born

“I worked hard for a long time and it’s not about winning, but what’s about is not giving up,”

“If you have a dream, fight for it.”

*Watch Lady Gaga win an Oscar in A Star is Born.

FOOD

Vince Vaughn 1970 – Wedding Crashers Crab Cakes

“Crab cakes and football, that’s what Maryland does!”

“Oh, and if you see any crab cakes, get your hands on some because I love the crab cakes.”

“Are you kidding me? Crab cakes? How could you not have a good time eating crab cakes? I love ’em. Crab cakes, I love crab cakes. They’re phenomenal.”

*Watch Wedding Crashers and make these Maryland crab cakes to enjoy while watching it.

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a58704/best-crab-cakes-recipe/

SNUB – Julia Stiles 1981

March 27

FERGALICIOUS DAY

MIND

Buster Posey 1987

“I think it’s just as crucial, if not more crucial, to be mentally fit. Baseball has such a long season, there are going to be ups and downs, so you need to stay as even-keeled as possible. I think it’s really important to go in with a good mindset every day. I try to pick up a book every once in a while for a good refresher on mindset. Mind Gym by Gary Mack is one I’ve read several times.”

*It’s going to be a long year with lots of ups and downs. Go in to today with a good mindset. Order the book Mind Gym.

BODY

Jessie J 1988

“If I move, it’s good. Sometimes I just want to stretch, and I don’t want to do any weights, or I just want to use my own bodyweight and do squats, lunges, or jump around, kind of getting to know my own body in some way. Other days, I do deadlifts and barbell squats, and I love sled pushes. I really feel the burn the next day. For cardio, I like rowing and cycling. But I can’t run-I get bored.”

“You need to almost distract yourself, which is why music for me is such a big part of my workout.”

*Distract yourself with a playlist of Fergie, Mariah, and Jessie J as you move like her. Check off –

Stretch [] squats [] lunges [] jump around [] deadlifts [] sled pushes [] rowing [] cycling []

SOUL

Mariah Carey 1970

“Icon? I really don’t think of myself in that way. I started making music out of a necessity to survive and to express myself. I just wanted to create something so I could feel worthy of existing and if I’ve learned anything at all in this life, it’s that truly all things are possible with God.”

*Listen to the icon – Mariah Carey and realize that all things are possible with God.

What is one thing that is possible for you, with God by your side?

MONEY

Kendra Scott 1974

“Entrepreneurs need to be willing to try their ideas even though they may fail.”

*Harness failure to drive your success.

What is a recent financial failure of yours?

What did you learn from this failure?

ENTERTAINMENT

Quentin Tarantino 1963 – watch Pulp Fiction

*Watch Quentin Tarantino win an Oscar in Pulp Fiction.

FOOD

Fergie 1975 – best ever black-eyed peas

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Fergalicious definition make them boys go crazy

*Listen to a mix of Fergie, The Black-Eyed Peas, and Mariah while making the best ever black-eyed peas.

https://www.food.com/recipe/best-ever-black-eyed-peas-50159

BONUS: Nathan Fillion 1971 – death by chocolate for dessert

The cake at the Castle star’s 43rd birthday bash in West Hollywood had three tiers of devil’s food cake layered with bittersweet chocolate mousse and crunchy Valrhona chocolate pearls, all covered in a ganache made from two types of chocolate and garnished with bittersweet chocolate shavings.

https://www.southernliving.com/recipes/death-by-chocolate

SNUB – Gloria Swanson 1899

March 26

SWALLOW THE SUN DAY

MIND

Viktor Frankl 1905

“Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answers to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual.”

*The meaning of life is revealed daily and hourly, in your choice to take the right action and to perform your duties and responsibilities. Read Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning right now.

BONUS: Leonard Nimoy 1931 – “In critical moments men sometimes see exactly what they wish to see.”

BODY

Paige VanZant 1994

Each workout is a mix of dynamic warmups, plyometrics, several rounds of shadowboxing and kickboxing, and technique work, strength moves, and stretching.

“We change things up a lot, but there’s always a challenge,”

*Get to an MMA gym and challenge yourself with this work out

SOUL

Diana Ross 1944

“Ross always looks like she swallowed the sun. If you’ve experienced her on stage, somehow you feel like she’s singing right to you and for you. It feels like her light turns your light on.”

*Look like you’ve swallowed the sun today, listen to some Diana Ross, and have your light turn someone else’s light on.

MONEY

Keira Knightley 1985

Even though Knightley is worth around $50 million, she lives on an allowance of just $50,000 a year — right around the U.S. median household income of $53,046.

*What is your annual budget? If you maintain this budget, what will you do with the surplus money?

ENTERTAINMENT

Alan Arkin 1934 – watch Little Miss Sunshine.

*Watch Arkin win an Oscar in Little Miss Sunshine.

FOOD

Leslie Mann 1972

“Well I’m supposed to be vegetarian, but for some reason I’ve made it OK to eat pepperoni because it’s so good. But it seems like a fake meat. It doesn’t seem like a meat meat.

“It is a meat meat, but it’s probably the grossest meat you can have, but I’ve made it OK in my head to eat pepperoni for some reason.”

*Have a meat meat pizza for dinner.

BONUS: Kenny Chesney 1968 – key lime pie for dessert

Not too tart, not too sweet
My baby loves to watch me eat
Her … key lime pie
Her key lime pie

*Make Kenny’s favorite Key Lime Pie. Listen to his music while making it.

https://www.familycookbookproject.com/recipe/2743756/kenny-chesneys-favorite-key-lime-pie.html

SNUB – Steven Tyler 1948 – TMZ asked Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler about his favorite kind of pie. Tyler responded, “Pootley pie.” “Pootley” is slang for marijuana. So try sprinkling some hemp seeds on the crust.

March 25

A DAY OF QUEENS

MIND

Gloria Steinem 1934

“Feminism’s purpose is not to attack men but “to free the uniqueness of the individual and to understand that inside each of us is a unique human being who is a combination of heredity and environment.”

*Think about what makes you so unique as an individual. Think about your personality and which parts you were born with and which parts you have learned. And finally think about which parts of your personality and thought process that you would like to change for the better.

BODY

Sarah Jessica Parker 1965

Apart from spending two hours in the gym, she ran 5 miles daily. Lately she realized the importance of moderation in workouts and trimmed her workout hours.

*Go for the skinny body and bulging veins version of Sarah Jessica Parker aka Carrie Bradshaw – Do NOT do a Peloton workout today.

2 hours in the gym [] and finish it up with a 5-mile run []

SOUL

Aretha Franklin 1942 “The Queen of Soul”

“She’ll scare the shit out of you. And you’ll know—you’ll swear—that she’s still the best fuckin’ singer this fucked-up country has ever produced.”

*Sit back, relax, and listen to the “Queen of Soul” to soothe your soul today.

MONEY

Danica Patrick 1982

“Listen to Money Experts and Check on Your Money Daily.”

*It is easier than ever, so make the time to check on your money every day.

How is your money looking – Checking – Savings – Debt

ENTERTAINMENT

Elton John 1947

Elton John Pays Homage to Aretha Franklin, raises $3.9 Million to Fight HIV/AIDS

*After listening to the “Queen of Soul”, Aretha Franklin, listen to Elton John – the man who paid homage to her after her death in August of 2018.

FOOD

Katharine McPhee 1984

Breakfast: Katharine starts her day with “nurturing” and “wholesome” avocado toast. “I put a little bit of truffle oil over the avocado with salt and pepper on delicious whole wheat toast.” []

Lunch: What does McPhee toss into her salads? “Kale, kale, kale, kale. I love kale,” she reveals, adding, “And then garbanzo beans, spicy broccoli, red onion, carrot, feta cheese, cucumbers, and then maybe something crunchy, like almonds. I like to eat a really hearty, full meal that’s rich in fiber with good fat, like an avocado, and proteins.” []

Snack: “Probably an apple, like a McIntosh. It’s not really my favorite snack, but it’s my gauge—I use it as a testing method to go, ‘Okay, am I really hungry, or will a piece of fruit satiate me right now?’ If not, I’ll go for something with a little more sustenance, like a handful of cashews.” []

Dinner: “In a slow cooker, I’ll put broccoli, peppers, onions, and garlic and a can of black beans and pinto beans,” McPhee jokingly compares her hearty vegetarian soup to baby food. “I’ll roast it in the slow cooker for like four hours, probably do some vegetable broth, puree it, and put in tons of Cholula hot sauce. It’s super mushy, but it’s so heavy in vegetables and beans and it’s so filling. Then I’ll do some feta cheese on top.” []

*Eat like Katharine McPhee all day – check off as you go.

SNUB – Marcia Cross 1962

March 24

ESCAPE DAY

MIND

Steve McQueen 1930

“The world is as good as you are. You’ve got to learn to like yourself first.”

*Like yourself today and see what happens to your thoughts on the world around you.

BODY

Harry Houdini 1874

As a teenager, Houdini was a member of several athletic organizations, competing in bicycle races, foot races, and boxing matches. He would plunge into the fast-moving East River to get his swimming fix and run a ten-mile circuit in Central Park.

*Pick one of Harry Houdini’s early obsessions as a workout today.

Swimming []                 Boxing []                      Bicycling []                  Running []

SOUL

Chris Bosh 1984

“Life starts happening and personal things become more important, and I had to pour myself into my family and those things,”

“And hey, man, 13 or 14 years in the league, that’s over the average. We beat the odds twice. Championships, gold medals, I got to experience the best of the best, and now it’s just taking that and bottling that up and going to the real world and doing the best of the best somewhere else.”

*Pour yourself into your family today to experience the best of the best.

MONEY

Tommy Hilfiger 1951 (net worth: 450 million)

“I was bankrupt when I was under 25 years old. I was in my mid-20s with my first business,”

“That was the best learning experience I ever had,” “It was my MBA.”

*Don’t work on going bankrupt today, but don’t be scared to follow your dreams either.

How much is it going to cost to get your dream business going?

How can you come up with this amount?

BONUS: Steve Ballmer 1956 (net worth: 69.8 billion)

The best advice Ballmer said he ever received was from his father, which was simply to pour everything thing you’ve got into whatever you’re going after.

“It’s the notion that if you’re going to do something then do it heart, body and soul, and do it,” he said. “And really care. And have the kind of brain that forces you where you are always thinking about it and worrying about it and caring about it and nurturing it and tending to it and growing it. You either be all in or be all out.”

*Describe how you are putting each of the following into your dream business –

Mind – _____________________________________________________________________________

Body – _____________________________________________________________________________

Soul – ______________________________________________________________________________

ENTERTAINMENT

Jessica Chastain 1977 – watch Zero Dark Thirty

*Watch Jessica Chastain almost win an Oscar in Zero Dark Thirty 

FOOD

Peyton Manning 1976

Manning would eat the same pregame meal – grilled chicken, a plain baked potato with a side of broccoli, a bowl of pasta with marinara sauce, and a couple of Gatorades.

*Treat today like a big game and prepare lunch for it as Manning would

SNUB – Alyson Hannigan 1974 – “One time at band camp.”

March 23

STAND ON AN ALTAR DAY

MIND

Brandon Marshall 1984

“When I first heard the term “mental health,” the first thing that came to mind was mental toughness. Masking pain. Hiding it. Keeping it inside. That had been embedded in me since I was a kid. Never show weakness. Suck it up. Play through it. Live through it.”

“Now, I realize that mental health means the total opposite.”

*See your therapist today. It is not weakness – it is showing strength. Maybe your therapy could be tossing around the football and talking with a close friend.

BODY

Keri Russell 1976

*Get a fierce body with the self-defense exercises she used to train for The Americans. Watch her as a Russian spy for motivation.

https://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/4-fighting-moves-keri-russells-trainer

SOUL

Catherine Keener 1959

“I still love churches and cathedrals. I love the quietude. I used to skip recess and go stare at the Stations of the Cross. So, one day they found me on the altar. Because I wanted to check it out. And I was punished for skipping recess and not for standing on the fucking altar! The girl is bad, boy is good thing really started to piss me off, too. That’s the problem with most organized religions. The patriarchy. I just didn’t buy it.”

*When is the last time you enjoyed the quietude of a church or cathedral?

MONEY

Michelle Monaghan 1976

“She loves the simple things—her family, a couple of beers, hanging out with friends.”

CROSSOVER: FOOD – Michelle and Peter often entertain in their Hollywood Hills home, whipping up meals using the tomatoes, artichokes, and zucchini that she grows in her little vegetable garden out back.

*Love the simple things in life. Grow your own vegetable garden out back.

ENTERTAINMENT

Joan Crawford 1908 (maybe 1905 or 1906) – watch Mildred Pierce (1945)

*Watch Joan Crawford win an Oscar in Mildred Pierce.

FOOD

Ayesha Curry 1989 chicken parm

“Steph was like, ‘I had a really bad game one day and I came home and you made chicken parm and it made me happy,’” 

*Enjoy this chicken parm – it will make you happy, even if you’ve had a bad day.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ayesha-curry/chicken-parmesan-3535622

SNUB – Jason Kidd 1973 (vaccinated) Kyrie Irving 1992 (not)