June 1



Marilyn Monroe 1926

“Fear is stupid. So are regrets.”

*Don’t be afraid of the future. Don’t regret your past. Live in the now.


Heidi Klum 1973

“My best advice to readers is to work out with a buddy. They keep you motivated and get you out of bed.”

*Get a buddy out of bed and work out with them today. Make it a habit.


Brigham Young 1801

“If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.”

*Make this a habit. Say it out loud if need be but tell any bad thoughts about yourself to go to Hell.

Which bad thought did you tell to ‘go to hell!’


Tom Holland 1996

“I definitely am not doing this movie for the money. I mean, it’s a job that I think anyone would do regardless of what you were getting paid, you know? All I know is I had the greatest time on this movie and I absolutely loved it.”

*We are halfway through 2022, and hopefully you are pursuing a dream job like being Spider-Man.

What can you see yourself doing regardless of the money?


Morgan Freeman 1937 – watch Million Dollar Baby

*Watch Morgan Freeman win his only Oscar in Million Dollar Baby.


Amy Schumer 1981 – Pastizza

Schumer loves pasta. She also suggests ordering a pizza and ordering pasta. Then, putting the pasta on the pizza to make Pastizza.

*Order a pizza and pasta from your favorite Italian restaurant and make your own Amy Schumer pastizza. Enjoy it while watching Million Dollar Baby.

SNUB – Andy Griffith 1926 – Mayberry Spirits Distillery produces hand-crafted Mayberry RFD (really fine drink) in small batches – order some moonshine whiskey from Mayberry, NC.

May 31



Walt Whitman 1819

“Be your most authentic self. Find someone who listens. Then, sound a barbaric yawp across the roofs of the world.”

*You are well on your way to being your most authentic self. Whether you have someone who will listen or not, let the world know.

How can you become your most authentic self?


Colin Farrell 1976 – run 3 miles, pushups, squats, curls

Farrell was required to run 3-5 miles every other day. In between those running days, he spends time doing pushups, arm curls and squats.

Run 3 miles []     3 sets of push-ups []     3 sets of squats []     3 sets of arm curls []


Nate Robinson 1984

Robinson lasted 11 seasons as a 5-foot-9 point guard in the NBA — winning 2 slam-dunk contests. He attempted to play in the NFL, and in 2020, he was famously knocked out while trying amateur boxing.

*Think that you’ve done the impossible… See if you can do the impossible again. Do NOT box anyone today.


Brooke Shields 1965

“A financial planning meeting where I pay attention. I’ve had financial planning meetings before and I tell ya I can’t wait to get out of there. I’m actually going to walk in there like—like an executive producer!”

*Meet with a financial planner and take notes


Clint Eastwood 1930 – watch Unforgiven

*Watch Clint Eastwood win 1 of his 4 Oscars in Unforgiven


Joe Namath 1943 – vegetarian super bowl party

*We are still over 3 months away from football season, or should we say that the Super Bowl was about 4 months ago. Either way, enjoy “Broadway” Joe’s vegetarian party.


You could always find Broadway Joe with a glass of vodka, Crown on the rocks, or a bottle of beer in his hand. The hand not filled with booze was usually filled with an attractive young lady.

*Wash down all that healthy food with a vodka, Crown on the rocks, or a bottle of Rolling Rock.

SNUB – Lea Thompson 1961

May 30



Cee Lo Green 1974

*FORGET YOU by Cee Lo Green teaches you one of the most important lessons in life – knowing how to let go of your past. Listen to it today (edited or not)

After listening to ‘FORGET YOU’, how can you let go of your past?


Idina Menzel 1971 – blueberries, boxing, and Bikram

Check out the Wicked favorite’s list of ultimate must-haves

Tasty Snack: Blueberries and Pure bars

Healthy Dinner Ideas: Sushi, chicken, tilapia, spinach and Brussels sprouts

Workout Routine: Bikram yoga and boxing

*You’ve got a snack, workout, and dinner ideas. And you can watch Menzel in Wicked


Gale Sayers 1943

Sayers’ account of his relationship with Piccolo was turned into “Brian’s Song” which won an Emmy Award — its message of racial harmony, friendship, gutsiness and compassion struck a chord.

*Watch Brian’s Song for a refresher’s course on racial harmony, friendship, gutsiness, and compassion.


Marissa Mayer 1975

“Don’t forget to be bold.”

She considers those five words every day as the CEO of Yahoo … and gives similar advice to others:

“If you really want to create something transformational — if you really want to make a difference in your life and other people’s lives — yes, it’s always easy to take the safer incremental choice and to iterate … But remember to be bold.”

*As you continue to create your dream business, do not forget to be bold.

This quote could be part of your daily morning routine.


Duncan Jones 1971 – watch Moon

*Watch David (Jones) Bowie’s son win a BAFTA Award for Moon.


Bob Evans 1918 – weekend brunch casserole

Bob Evans believed in treating strangers like friends and friends like family; and those principles are alive today at every Bob Evans Restaurant.

*Invite some friends and/or strangers over for brunch and make them this Bob Evans brunch casserole.


SNUB – Jenny Mollen 1979

May 29



John F. Kennedy 1917

“If someone is going to kill me, they are going to kill me.”

JFK had coolness when faced with difficult decisions. He had the ability to inspire people. His compassion and his willingness to fight for the poor, the elderly and the ill were most important.

*You want to live life to the fullest – so that you do not fear death. While alive, be like JFK – have coolness, inspire people, have compassion, and a willingness to help the poor and elderly. If you haven’t figured it out yet, JFK is my favorite president.


Carmelo Anthony 1984

“But there were times I stayed away from all meats. I played with my diet a lot.”

“It was all fish and vegetables, juices, things like that.”

*Today you live off fish, vegetables, and juices. Play basketball today and shoot every time you touch the ball – play no defense.

Fish []             Vegetables []               Juice []             Play basketball []        

Play no defense []


Daniel Tosh 1975

Tosh’s father is a Presbyterian minister, and he doesn’t have particularly nice things to say about his relationship with his father as a kid.

“You know, you can only cram your beliefs down a young kid’s throat for so long before he goes, “you know, the other side seems to be having a lot more fun.”

*What beliefs were crammed down your throat?


Bob Hope 1903

“If my estate is worth over $50 million, I’ll kiss your ass. I mean that.”

Forbes estimated a net worth of $115 million – more than enough to collect on his bet. He never paid up.

Net Worth = Total Assets – Total Liabilities

*Do not underestimate your worth. You may end up having to kiss someone’s ass.

Figure out your net worth


Annette Bening 1958 – watch The Kids are All Right

*Watch Annette Bening almost win an Oscar in The Kids are All Right 


Melanie Brown 1975 – Mel B’s killer army slop

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

“I’d like to say only Indian food but sometimes it gives me heartburn because of the spices, so I’m going to be realistic and say what I call Mel B’s killer army slop: ground turkey, a lot of chopped garlic and red onion, two tins of tomatoes, red and green peppers, sometimes a chili pepper and a little bit of sweet corn – boom!”

*Eat Mel B’s killer army slop and wash it all down with JFK’s favorite daiquiri.

BONUS: JFK’s Favorite Daiquiri


SNUB – Riley Keough 1989

May 28



Colbie Caillat 1985

“Throw away self-pity, don’t give time to self-hate, and most importantly, stay away from people who make you feel bad about yourself.”

*Reflect on your most recent bout with self-pity

What do you hate about yourself?

Who should you stay away from?


Jim Thorpe 1887 – get your heart checked

King Gustav V of Sweden told Thorpe: “Sir, you are the greatest athlete in the world.”

Thorpe died on March 28, 1953, of a heart attack.

For prevention & peace of mind – Do not let heart disease and stroke get in the way of the life you love. Schedule an affordable, accurate health screening today.

*Even if you are the greatest athlete in the world, get a heart check-up today.


Gladys Knight 1944

She is a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, performer, restaurateur, and businesswoman with a spiritual outlook on her life. Her faith in God has been the driving force behind all her endeavors, guiding her through her many successes.

*Have your faith in God be the driving force behind all your endeavors, guiding you through your successes. Listen to Gladys Knight for inspiration today.

How has your faith guided you lately?

BONUS: Patch Adams 1945 – think of contributing to the health of individuals, families, and communities with fun, friendship, and the joy of service at his Gesundheit! Institute.


Jerry West 1938

Does the NBA pay Jerry West royalties for using his image and printing it on the mountains of merchandise they sell? The short answer is “No.” That’s also the long answer, because the NBA won’t admit that it’s Jerry West on the logo.

*Get paid for what you deserve – don’t settle for anything less.

What is one thing that you are currently doing that you should be getting paid for?


Carey Mulligan 1985 – watch Promising Young Woman

*Watch Mulligan almost win an Oscar in Promising Young Woman.


Kylie Minogue 1968

For breakfast [], she likes toasted bread with goat’s milk butter and almond paste. 

For lunch [], she usually has grilled fish with veggies, or she goes for a piece of tuna on a green salad

She cooks everything and for dinner [], she tends to eat some protein with a great salad.She also loves having a good glass of wine [] with her dinner. In fact, she has recently launched her own wine label.

*Eat like the original Kylie all day. Listen to a mix of her, Caillat, and Gladys Knight as you cook.

SNUB – Rudy Giuliani 1944 and Marco Rubio 1971

May 27



Rachel Carson 1907

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”

*Focus your attention on the wonders and realities of the universe around you.

What did you discover?


Lily-Rose Depp 1999

“I actually do love working out. It makes me feel happy – it releases endorphins and makes you feel good. I like to walk places as much as I can and keep active. I think if you’re having a bad day, go and run around or walk around! I think it makes you feel better.”

*Go and run around or walk around with your dad. It’ll make you feel better.

Where did you walk around or run around?


Andre 3000 1975

“I had a strict Christian upbringing; my parents and I were members of a southern Baptist church. But with age I got closer to God all while moving away from the church. Today, I have my faith without having to listen to those purveyors of nonsense.”

Reflect on your upbringing

How has it changed as you’ve aged?

Describe your faith today


Cornelius Vanderbilt 1794

With $100 borrowed from his parents, Cornelius Vanderbilt purchased a periauger (a flat-bottomed sailing barge) and began a ferry service between Staten Island and Manhattan.

At the time of his death in 1877, the Commodore was worth $105 million, a larger sum than in the United States Treasury at the time.

*If you haven’t started your business yet, take $100 (borrowed from your parents, if need be) and use it to start your business. Even if it is securing a domain name – anything to get the ship moving.

BONUS: Jim Koch 1949

“Two craft breweries open every day in this country. It is very competitive. But if it makes you happy, do it. You’re better off being happy than rich. Being rich is a booby prize for people who didn’t get what they really wanted.” 

*If it makes you happy, do it. Maybe the best advice all year. Drink a Samuel Adams and continue to work on your dream business.


Joseph Fiennes 1970 – watch The Handmaid’s Tale

*Watch Fiennes almost win a Primetime Emmy in The Handmaid’s Tale.


Jamie Oliver 1975 – beer bread

“Take beer bread, for example. All you need is 375g of flour, 3 teaspoons of sugar, and a 330ml bottle of fragrant beer. No yeast, no warm water, no kneading, no proving. The yeast and the air bubbles are in the beer already – you just mix it, bake it for 45 minutes, then eat it. Probably with a beer.”

*Listen to Outkast while making Jamie Oliver’s beer bread. Use Samuel Adams.

BONUS: Paul Bettany 1971 “The fact that in America bread lasts so long. You buy bread, and then it’s bread forever – it’s Forever Bread!”

SNUB – Vincent Price 1911 and Christopher Lee 1922 – two Draculas

May 26



Helena Bonham Carter 1966

“Confidence comes and goes in life, at different ages and different times. A bit like… tides. You definitely get more of it as you get older.”

*Each day 365DOLF focuses on famous people getting older, but so are you. With that aging comes added confidence.


Lenny Kravitz 1964

“Take a picture of yourself, do this routine at least 3 times a week for a month and take another picture – including the big grin on your face!”

*Take a picture of yourself. Then do Lenny’s workout. When you take a picture of yourself next year on his birthday, you will see a new you.


Dr. Jack Kevorkian 1928

“Dr. Kevorkian, My son is dying of Lou Gehrig’s disease. … He would like your help to leave this world and free his soul to everlasting life,”

After Dr. Kevorkian assisted in her son’s suicide, she wrote again: “It is impossible for me to express the blessing of your assistance and the gratitude I feel as a mother.”

*My wife knows that I do not want to live in a vegetative state. She is to pursue all means of me leaving this world and freeing my SOUL.

What are your thoughts on this?

Make sure your loved ones know.


Hank Williams, Jr. 1949

“Well now money can’t buy you happiness but neither can poor ole me
Money won’t help you very much if you wanna find true love
But that don’t mean just being poor will make you better off”

*Don’t be a martyr. All things equal, go for the money. Don’t strive to be poor – you won’t be able to help anyone, most importantly yourself. Strive to be rich and then give it all away if you truly want to be poor. Listen to Hank Williams, Jr. for motivation.

How could money buy you happiness?


John Wayne 1907 – watch True Grit (1969)

*Have true grit and watch John Wayne win an Oscar in… True Grit. Pilgrim


Stevie Nicks 1948

“As for me, whenever I’m sick, the only thing I can tolerate is Mexican food!”

In 1998, Lucy Lawless did an impression of Stevie Nicks imagined as the owner of a bad Mexican restaurant – Stevie Nicks’ Fajita Roundup

*Find a Hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant and get some Stevie Nicks fajitas.

BONUS: Sally Ride 1951 – make a Ride Sally Ride cocktail for a nightcap.


SNUB – Pam Grier 1949

May 25



Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

“The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.”

“Commit to work on yourself every day, to become a little better, a little smarter, and in time the best version of you will be realized.”

*Work on yourself today. Become a little better, a little smarter – the goal of 365DOLF. Read Nature – his essay in which he put forward the foundation of Transcendentalism.


Roman Reigns 1985

The main contributor to his success is the intense workouts he goes through.

*Follow the “Big Dog’s” workout



Aly Raisman 1994

“I would like to be remembered for standing up for the right thing. It’s always more important to do the right thing than to win medals. I’d like to change this generation and the next generation so that by the time I have kids, everyone will be educated, so a child never, ever has to say the words, ‘Me too.’”

What is one thing that you will be remembered for?

When was the last time you stood up for the right thing?


Ian McKellan 1939

Beyond acting, Sir Ian owns East End pub The Grapes, in Limehouse. He purchased the boozer in a business agreement back in 2009.

*Today is the day to focus on buying your own pub. Sure it is hard work with a lot of risks but imagine your life if your only job was to manage your own bar.



Octavia Spencer 1972 – watch The Help

*Watch Spencer win an Oscar in The Help.

CROSSOVER: FOOD – Minny refers to her poo-filled pastry as “the Terrible Awful,” but she could also have called it Humble Pie.

*Serve someone Minny’s pie and then watch The Help.



Mike Myers 1963

Breakfast: Shrek and Donkey Waffles []

Lunch: For its Super Bowl debut, Uber Eats got Mike Myers and Dana Carvey to reprise the Wayne’s World schtick to promote ordering local – so order from a local place for lunch. Excellent! []

Dinner: Go to Chili’s for Fat Bastard’s beloved baby back ribs []

Snack: Cat in the Hat Cookies []

Nightcap: a marshmallow, Nutella, RumChata, and whipped cream drink called the “Phat Bastard.” []

*Eat all day like iconic Mike Myers characters.



SNUB – Molly Sims 1973

May 24



Bob Dylan 1941

“Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.”

*What is your fondest memory?

How can you take care of it?


Mark Ballas 1986 – TRX workout

“If I dance in the morning, I won’t do cardio when I go to the gym because dancing for four to five hours gets you pretty warm! Usually, we do a lot of TRX and core work and weightlifting, too.”

*Dance in the morning and complete a TRX workout in the evening.



Patti Labelle 1944 – “The Godmother of Soul”

“Thinking about my life, all the pain that I’ve experienced, and everything that God has brought me through, I would say that God is a Healer. He is my Savior. My life hasn’t been easy. People look at me and see “Patti LaBelle – the celebrity.” But I’m “Patti LaBelle – the child of God.” I’ve been through a lot of ups and downs, and God has been my Healer and Savior through every one of those experiences. That’s who He is to me. God has gotten me through many years of pain.”

*What pain have you experienced?

How has God healed that pain?

Who is God to you?


Tommy Chong 1938

“Focus on your passion.”

*Focus on your passion. It will guide you to your fortune. Chong’s passion was weed and he’s made millions off of it. You can too. Maybe not weed – but your passion


John C. Reilly 1965- watch Chicago

*Get with your stepbrother and watch Reilly almost win an Oscar in Chicago.


Priscilla Presley 1945

Her marriage to Elvis culminated with a $10,000 breakfast buffet where they were joined by 100 guests for a champagne breakfast featuring lobster, oysters Rockefeller, roasted pig, and Southern fried chicken.

*Have all your friends and family over for the above champagne breakfast buffet.

Shopping list

Champagne [] Lobsters [] Oysters [] Roasted pig [] Fried chicken []




BONUS: Queen Victoria 1819 – Queen Victoria Sponge Cake for dessert


SNUB – Brianne Howey 1989

May 23



Ambrose Burnside 1824

“It is not death therefore that is burdensome, but the fear of death.”

*Live a full life so that you never fear death.


Marvin Hagler 1954 (d. 2021)

A typical training camp for Hagler saw him training 6 days a week with double sessions a day. Hagler woke up early in the morning and began his roadwork at 7am, running 6 miles. []

After his run, Hagler was back for breakfast — “cold cereal and fruit, maybe a mixture of Corn Flakes and Sugar Pops, a pear and a glass of grapefruit juice” — and spent the rest of the day relaxing (“listening to music, reading, eating, writing letters, talking on the telephone, watching television or sleeping”) before his next training session. []

At 6pm, it was time for more training; a 2-hour session focused on boxing work and strength & conditioning: several 3-minute rounds on the jump rope, heavy bag and speed bag, with a 1-minute rest in between. The same routine applied to sit-ups – three minutes work, one minute of rest. []

*Train like Marvin Hagler until you look marvelous. Check off as you go.

BONUS: Drew Carey 1958

His regimen restricts his beverages almost exclusively to water. No diet drinks, coffee, or sports drinks. And no alcohol.

*The price is right – nothing but water today.


Mitch Albom 1958

“Do you believe in anything? I had to ask myself that in Have A Little Faith. And by the end, when I sadly have to take pen to paper and write the farewell for a man I have come to love and respect, I find that I believe in more than I thought. And perhaps you will, too.”

*As I “put pen to paper” to create 365DOLF, I question my faith but stay focused on living my best life.


Jewel 1974

“Do I want to be famous and rich or do I want to be an artist?” “I used that as my road map to guide me on my decision-making and I turned down a million-dollar signing bonus as a homeless kid.”

*What is your ultimate career goal?

What are you using as your road map?


Joan Collins 1933 – watch Dynasty (1981)

*Watch Collins win a Golden Globe in the television show Dynasty.


Aaron Donald 1991 – Dancing Meatballs and Breakfast Tacos – H2P

The Dancing Meatballs got their name because when Donald first tried them, he danced because they were so good. And as for the Breakfast Tacos, it’s “the meal Aaron craves the most.”

*Make Donald’s favorites – dancing meatballs and breakfast tacos.

SNUB – Monica Naranjo 1974