July 26

MOVES LIKE JAGGER DAY

MIND

Stanley Kubrick 1928

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“Learn from others’ work.”

*Find someone successful in what is important to you and copy what they do.

BODY

Kate Beckinsale 1973 – 3-2-1 Workout

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The 3-2-1 workout is so named because it involves three cardio sessions, two circuit and one core workout.

http://thejenniferanistondiet.com/kate-beckinsales-diet-workout-routine/

*Complete Kate Beckinsale’s 3-2-1 workout. Watch her in Underworld for motivation.

SOUL

Carl Jung 1875

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To strive to be good, and disregard one’s darkness, is to fall victim to the evil in ourselves whose existence we have denied. The ‘shadow’ is Jung’s term for the dark, unwanted, feared side of our personality.

The shadow personality can also be thought of as the unlived life.

This shadow is experienced as a foe, but it is really a friend because it contains clues as to what the individual lacks, rejects and distrusts.

*Turn toward your fears today – they contain clues as to what you lack, reject, and distrust. What is your “shadow” or unlived life?

MONEY

Mick Jagger 1943 – The Rolling Stones

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“We don’t like throwing computers away as soon as they don’t work… We like cars to be repaired instead of junked.”

*Have moves like Jagger – before tossing that computer, car, or home appliance, check whether it can be repaired.

ENTERTAINMENT

Sandra Bullock 1964 – watch The Blind Side

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*Watch Sandra Bullock win an Oscar in The Blind Side.

FOOD

Helen Mirren 1945 – grilled cheese

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The Emmy, Tony, Golden Globe, and Academy Award winner revealed that she’s rather fond of melted cheese on toast, and thus would like her last meal to be a grilled cheese.

https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/best-ever-grilled-cheese

*I know how you can get some satisfaction – eat this grilled cheese. Enjoy it while watching Helen Mirren win an Oscar in The Queen.

SNUB – Jason Statham 1967

Review –

  • Learn from other’s work
  • 3-2-1 workout
  • Turn toward your fears
  • Fix it first
  • Watch The Blind Side
  • Make a grilled cheese

July 25

HOW YOU DOING DAY

MIND

Henry Knox 1750

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DYK – Knox witnessed and/or participated in all of the following

  • Boston Massacre
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Lexington and Concord
  • Battle of Bunker Hill
  • Crossing of the Delaware
  • Battle of Yorktown

*This is a great DYK for anyone in the elevator with you or at the breakfast table.

BODY

Walter Payton 1954 – run in hot sand

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He ran countless sprints through hot sand, because he believed that it made his legs stronger and allowed him to cut better at full speed.

*Find some hot sand to run in and remember this quote by Sweetness – “Tomorrow is promised to no one.”

SOUL

Emmett Till 1941

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Emmett Till’s death claimed the nation’s attention, thanks to his mother, who demanded an open casket, so the world could witness what white racists had done to her black son. The incident ignited the fledgling, modern civil rights movement into a raging fire.

*What are you passionate enough to ignite into a raging fire?

MONEY

Louis Bacon 1956

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Secretive, risk-conscious, a bit paranoid–Louis Bacon has many of the traits of a hedge fund boss. A nice chunk of the $7 billion he plays with is his own.

https://www.turtletrader.com/bacon/

*Check out turtletrader.com for advice from Louis Bacon and many others on investing.

ENTERTAINMENT

Matt LeBlanc 1967 – watch Friends

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*Have fun laying on the couch and binge watch as many episodes of Friends as you can today. They’ll be there for you.

FOOD

Geoffrey Zakarian 1959 – ultimate BLT

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In addition to being a judge on Food Network’s Chopped, and as an Iron Chef, Zakarian is a co-host on Food Network’s Emmy-nominated daytime series, The Kitchen.

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/geoffrey-zakarian/gzs-ultimate-blt.html

*In honor of Louis Bacon’s birthday try Geoffrey Zakarian’s ultimate BLT. Afterwards go to a coffee shop like Central Perk with your friends.

SNUB – Iman Abdulmajid 1955

Review –

  • Henry Knox DYK
  • Run in hot sand
  • Have enough passion to ignite a raging fire
  • Get investing advice from turtletrader.com
  • Watch Friends
  • Make an Ultimate BLT

July 24

SAY “HI” TO YOUR MAILMAN DAY

MIND

Amelia Earhart 1897

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“Follow your passion and don’t give up.”

*Good advice by Amelia Earhart – follow your passion and don’t give up. Even if it kills you (or leads to your disappearance) at least you went down following your passion.

BODY

Karl Malone 1963

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“I think by lifting weights, you get power. I also think that you get focus, direction, discipline, and patience.”

http://www.coachmarian.de/Spezials/Workouts/MaloneWorkoutSecrets.htm

*Lift weights today, using this Mailman workout. Play some pickup basketball and dominate inside. Say “hi” to your mailman today too.

SOUL

Chief Dan George 1899

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“…I am small and weak. I need your wisdom.  May I walk in beauty? Make my eyes ever behold the red and purple sunset. Make my hands respect the things that you have made, and my ears sharp to hear your voice.  Make me wise so that I may know the things that you have taught your children, the lessons you have hidden in every leaf and rock.  Make me strong not to be superior to my brothers but to fight my greatest enemy –myself.  Make me ever ready to come with you with straight eyes so that when life fades as with the fading sunset, my spirit will come to you without shame.”

*The above is your prayer for today. Say it word for word from your soul. This could be your “go to” prayer each and every day.

MONEY

Elisabeth Moss 1982

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“I don’t take acting that seriously. I love my work, but I do not think that I am saving the world.”

*It’s OK to love your job, but don’t take it too seriously. It’s just a job! Unless you are actually saving the world.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jennifer Lopez 1969

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*It was a big deal when  JLO was closing in on being 50. She’s 51 today and looks incredible. Listen to her music as you work out.

FOOD

Michael Richards 1949 – Kramer’s Lobster Scrambled Eggs

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http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/breakfast/egg-breakfast/seinfeld-kramers-lobster-scrambled-eggs.html

*Don’t steal any lobsters to make Kramer’s lobster scrambled eggs. Other choices for Kramer would be to make your own pizza, and your own sauce without a shirt on.

SNUB – Torrie Wilson 1975

Review –

  • Follow your passion and don’t give up
  • Mailman workout
  • Chief Dan George Prayer
  • It’s just a job
  • Listen to JLO music while working out
  • Make Kramer’s lobster scrambled eggs

July 23

SEE MORE DAY

MIND

Woody Harrelson 1961

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“I don’t believe in politics. I’m an anarchist, I guess you could say. I think people could be just fine looking after themselves.”

*What are your thoughts on politics?

BODY

Stephanie Seymour 1968

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“I was raised in a really strict household in terms of health. We were never allowed to have candy, chips, or soda. I should be more regulated about my exercise, but thankfully I’ve had really good dietary habits. I’ll have a cheeseburger, but I don’t indulge in junk food ever. My favorite forms of exercise are Pilates, swimming, and walking.”

*You have a choice today between Pilates, yoga (again), or swimming. No chips, candy, or soda!

SOUL

Daniel Radcliffe 1989 – watch Harry Potter

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We can’t win over everyone, but Harry Potter showed us that we can triumph in our relationships with loved ones. Harry Potter always had a support system of family and friends to help him.

*Reach out to your support system of family and friends for support today.

MONEY

Monica Lewinsky 1973

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“Control your reputation online, or someone else will.”

*Search yourself online and see what could keep you from your dream job or that would keep customers away. Control your reputation online. Have a nice cigar to reward yourself.

ENTERTAINMENT

Philip Seymour Hoffman 1967 – watch Capote

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*Watch Philip Seymour Hoffman win an Oscar as Truman Capote.

FOOD

Marlon Wayans – candied yams

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“I hate cooking. But I do make the candied yams every year at Thanksgiving. And they’re awesome! You could definitely get diabetes and cavities from them, but they’re delicious!”

https://www.sugarandsoul.co/candied-yams/

*Make these delicious candied yams for your family tonight.

SNUB – Slash – yes, Slash and Axl’s wife share a birthday

Review –

  • Think about politics
  • Pilates, yoga, or swimming
  • Reach out to your support system
  • Control your reputation online
  • Watch Capote
  • Make candied yams

July 22

ANSWER IN THE FORM OF A QUESTION DAY

MIND

Don Henley 1947

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“We have to stay curious, stay engaged, and, above all, stay fit. Family, friends, travel, music, books, gardening, a little good wine now and then — all these things, coupled with the right attitude, can make aging enjoyable.”

*Stay curious, stay engaged, and stay fit. Actually just try to live by the above quote. Listen to The Eagles and drink some good wine.

BODY

Willem Dafoe 1955

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“Have work that you love and also some sort of physical or spiritual practice. Get some kind of healthy routine. For me that’s yoga practice.”

*Yes, yoga again today – it helps you grow old the right way. Watch Willem Dafoe almost win an Oscar in The Florida Project for motivation.

SOUL

Selena Gomez 1992

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“As a family we go to the communion church. We do everything that’s Catholic, but we don’t really have anything traditional except [that we] go to the park and have barbecues on Sundays after church.”

*The next chance you get, take your family to church and then go to the park and have a barbecue. 

MONEY

Ezekiel Elliot 1995

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Ezekiel Elliott is a holdout no more as he and the Dallas Cowboys agreed to a six-year, $90 million contract to make him the richest running back in NFL history.

Why?

“Because I believe I am the best,” Elliott said.

*Want to make more money? Become the best at something and hold out until they pay you.

ENTERTAINMENT

Louise Fletcher 1934 – watch One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

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*Watch Louise Fletcher win an Oscar in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

FOOD

Alex Trebek 1940

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“This past year, I ran into a nutritionist who said, ‘Oh, Alex, that’s terrible! You’ve got to be eating better than that at the start of the day.’ So I changed. I stopped eating Snickers and Diet Pepsi and I replaced them with Milky Ways and Diet Cokes.”

*Answer: Milky Way and Diet Coke. Question: What are you having for breakfast?

BONUS: Albert Brooks 1947 – Defending Your Life – steak, pasta, sushi, and ice cream

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Daniel and Julia pass the time discussing their lives and feasting on steak, pasta, sushi, and ice cream. Not a bad way to … die!

*Watch Albert Brooks in Defending Your Life and then eat like you’ve died and gone to Heaven. Feast on steak, pasta, sushi, and ice cream, just like they do in the movie. Obviously this is a major cheat day.

SNUB – Danny Glover 1946

Review –

  • Stay curious, stay engaged, stay fit
  • Yoga
  • Go to church and have a barbecue in the park
  • Be the best to make the most
  • Watch One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Milky Way, Diet Coke, steak, pasta, sushi, ice cream

July 21

YOUR LIFE HAS VALUE DAY

MIND

Ernest Hemingway 1899

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“Good times should be orchestrated and not left to the uncertainties of chance,”

“Plan fun as seriously as work, for they are of equal importance to Well-Being.”

  1. ‘A FAREWELL TO ARMS’

A Farewell to Arms is all things perfect about the Hemingway style.

*Plan your fun as seriously as work today. Start reading A Farewell to Arms.

BODY

Sara Sampaio 1991

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“I wanted to build more muscle, so I went on a protein heavy diet for the 10 days leading up to the show — no sugar, no carbs and no dairy. It definitely worked because I felt how strong my body was after those 10 days. It wasn’t easy though! I love pizza, bread, pasta and candy, so cutting all of that out was very hard.”

*No sugar, carbs, or dairy today – this might interfere with your Hemingway type fun. If nothing else, focus on going protein heavy today.

SOUL

Josh Hartnett 1978

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Miracle on the Mountain is based on the true story of professional hockey player Eric LeMarque. He survives – physically and spiritually – after being stranded atop the High Sierra Nevada Mountains for eight days. He is forced to face his past and rediscovers his faith as he struggles to survive.

*Watch Josh Hartnett star in Miracle on the Mountain to rediscover your faith.

MONEY

Romeo Santos 1981

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Romeo has the advantage of coming from two powerful worlds: the street savvy of the Bronx with his strong heritage of Dominican culture and music. He is bicultural; he is bilingual and not shy to demonstrate it.

*If you haven’t pursued speaking another language, today is the day. Just think of how it would open up job opportunities for you and of course benefit your business going forward. Que pasa?

ENTERTAINMENT

Robin Williams 1951 – watch Good Will Hunting

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*Robin Williams shares a birthday with Ernest Hemingway. Both men had their demons and each of them took their own life. Watch him win an Oscar in Good Will Hunting and learn from Robin Williams’ character.

FOOD

Ali Landry 1973 – Layered Doritos Casserole

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With spots that perhaps screamed sex more than Doritos, she quickly became very popular with a brand that is often marketed to young men.

https://www.southernliving.com/recipes/doritos-casserole

*Celebrate a day of fun with this layered Doritos casserole, compliments of the original Doritos “it girl” Ali Landry

SNUB – Don Knotts 1924

Review –

  • Plan your fun
  • Go protein heavy
  • Watch Miracle on the Mountain
  • Pursue speaking another language
  • Watch Good Will Hunting
  • Make layered Doritos casserole

July 20

KNOCK THE BASTARD OFF DAY

MIND

Sir Edmund Hillary 1919

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His most famous quotation after summiting Mount Everest on May 29, 1953: “Well, George, we knocked the bastard off.”

*Is there something you’ve been putting off for way too long? Have a friend help you finish it today and then utter those famous words – “We knocked the bastard off.”

BODY

Gisele Bundchen 1980

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“[Yoga is] so serene that I can be in a state of meditation while I practice … Whether it involves music or mantras or breath work or meditation, [yoga is] a powerful beautiful spiritual practice. Yoga gave me back my life.”

*Get your life back with Yoga

SOUL

Sandra Oh 1971

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Oh has practiced Vipassana meditation for years now. “It takes a long time to free oneself from chatter: Goals, social media, image, persona,”

“And if you’re able to move through in that way, you can actually start trying to create from a different place.”

*Free yourself from the chatter in your life. Look in to Vipassana meditation.

MONEY

Ray Allen 1975

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‘I’m in the NBA and I want to make a lot of money, if I want to be around for a long time, I have to make sure I prioritize this job… The money is really a non-issue; it’s really about being effective and successful at your job. The money will come along with it.”

*Focus on being effective and successful at your job and the money will come.

ENTERTAINMENT

Carlos Santana 1947

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*Listen to Carlos Santana all day today. And smile while doing it.

FOOD

Harley Morenstein 1985 – The Meatball Death Star

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https://www.ranker.com/list/the-very-best-epic-meal-time-videos/greg

Ground up pork, beef, and veal are pounded into a bowl to create the massive meatball. They then fill it up with some vegetables (purely for aesthetic purposes, Harley explains), pancetta (Italian for “bacon”), and tortellini. The ball is completed, placed inside a circle of garlic bread, and topped with meat sauce.

http://www.epicmealtime.com/

*Listen to Carlos Santana while making this Meatball Death Star and have some friends over to help eat it. Enjoy it while watching Star Wars or He Got Game.

SNUB – Julianne Hough 1988

Review –

  • Knock the bastard off
  • Yoga
  • Practice Vipassana meditation
  • Be effective and successful at your job
  • Listen to Carlos Santana
  • Make a Meatball Deathstar

July 19

PAY TOO MUCH FOR COFFEE DAY

MIND

Herbert Marcuse 1898

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“Entertainment and learning are not opposites; entertainment may be the most effective mode of learning.”

*Continue to learn from the things that entertain you..

BODY

Jon Jones 1987

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Jones is: ruthless, obsessive, narcissistic, and basically unconcerned with anything other than winning.

https://deadspin.com/how-jon-jones-became-the-baddest-motherfucker-on-earth-1676262642

*Try this “baddest motherfucker on earth” workout at your local MMA gym.

SOUL

Stuart Scott 1965

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“Yes, he brought hip-hop into the conversation,”

“But I would go further than that. He brought in the barber shop, the church, R&B, soul music. Soul, period.”

*Don’t be afraid to bring soul into a conversation today. Boo Yah!

MONEY

Howard Schultz 1953

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“Starbucks is in my blood. It is such a part of me that letting it unravel simply was not an option.”

*365DOLF is in my blood. What is in yours? Quitting is not an option.

ENTERTAINMENT

Benedict Cumberbatch 1976 – watch The Imitation Game

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*Watch Benedict Cumberbatch almost win an Oscar for The Imitation Game. This movie was already suggested to you but not as ENTERTAINMENT – remember to use entertainment to learn.

FOOD

Lizzy Borden 1860 – meatloaf

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Lizzie’s Version

1 pound steak, 1/2 pound pork steak, 1 egg, 1 small onion, 3 soda crackers, herbs, salt, pepper.  Grease tin, cover loaf well with hot water and bake about one hour.

*Make this Lizzy Borden meatloaf – use an axe instead of a knife.

SNUB – Samuel Colt 1814

Review –

  • Learn from entertainment
  • Baddest Motherfucker on Earth workout
  • Bring soul into the conversation today
  • Your dream business is in your blood
  • Watch The Imitation Game
  • Make Lizzie Borden meatloaf

July 18

FEAR AND LOATHING DAY

MIND

John Glenn 1921

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“To sit back and let fate play its hand out and never influence it is not the way man was meant to operate.”

*Influence fate today

BODY

Vin Diesel 1967

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“When you’re doing long days on set, or you’ve got a day full of meetings, you want to feel good and engaged,”

“Eating well does that for me. I try to eat every few hours and make sure every meal has some protein and plenty of resourceful carbs.” If you want to be successful, eat before a big meeting so your brain and body have the high-quality, all-natural fuel they need to crunch deals.”

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/diesel-power.html

*Eat every few hours today and at some point knock out this Vin Diesel workout.

SOUL

Nelson Mandela 1918

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“I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.”

*Continue to be a sinner who keeps on trying.

MONEY

Richard Branson 1950

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#1 Your Age Doesn’t Matter

By 22, he founded Virgin Records.

Branson is proof that it’s never too early to start.

But at 61, he’s also proof that being old is just a state of mind: Branson regularly kite surfs and attempts to break world records

*Your age doesn’t matter. Whether you are “too young” or “too old” to reach your financial dreams, if you think you are then you are.

ENTERTAINMENT

Hunter S. Thompson 1937 – read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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“Yesterday’s weirdness is tomorrow’s reason why.”

*You can watch the movie, but read the book first.

FOOD

Kristen Bell 1980 – vegan stuffing

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http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20649285,00.html

And when she’s not making stuffing, you just might catch Bell making Shepard laugh.

*Watch Forgetting Sarah Marshall while eating Kristen Bell’s vegan stuffing and drinking too much wine.

SNUB – James Brolin 1940

Review –

  • Influence fate
  • Vin Diesel workout
  • Be a sinner who keeps trying
  • Your age doesn’t matter
  • Start reading Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Make vegan stuffing

July 17

DAVID HASSELHOFF APPRECIATION DAY

MIND

Donald Sutherland 1935

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“I don’t get impressed. I admire. I love. But I do not get impressed. It’s a fault.”

*Admire and love – but avoid being impressed today.

BODY

Carey Hart 1975 – mind > body

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MF: So it’s more mental than physical?

CH: “Definitely. The reason its way more mental is because it’s amazing what your body can go through, how resilient [it] is, and how much you can heal especially if you take care of yourself. I’ve done some devastating things to my body and I’ve bounced back.”

*Step 1: Get your workout gear on

Step 2: Drive to the gym

Step 3: work out.

It’s mind over matter.

SOUL

Diahann Carroll 1935

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“She brought down ancient barriers & built bridges. She left the world better than she found it. We are in her debt. We miss her so much already. RIP”-Rev. Jesse Jackson

*Take today to bring down barriers and build bridges. Work on leaving this world a better place than the one you found.

MONEY

Luke Bryan 1976

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“I love Luke Bryan and he’s had some great songs, but this new song is the worst song I’ve ever heard,”

“I know Luke, he’s a friend. ‘[That’s] My Kinda Night’ is one of the worst songs I’ve ever heard.” – Zac Brown

*Imagine how many more downloads Luke Bryan’s song received after Zac Brown’s remarks went viral. Old expressions are old for a reason ‘There is no such thing as bad publicity.’ 

ENTERTAINMENT

James Cagney 1899 – watch Yankee Doodle Dandy

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*Watch James Cagney win an Oscar in the movie Yankee Doodle Dandy

FOOD

David Hasselhoff 1952 – 6’4 daily routine

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At 6 feet 4 inches tall, the actor tips the scale at a trim 195 pounds.

For breakfast, “I eat a lot of fruit in the morning. Watermelon, grapes, pineapple, and strawberries give me a lot of natural energy and the water my body needs.”

At 10 a.m., “I’ll start eating vegetables for a mid-morning snack: carrot sticks, tomatoes, mushrooms, green and red peppers slices, and celery. For lunch, I’ll have pasta without sauce or grilled chicken and fish, never fried. Sometimes, I’ll have rice. The protein and the carbohydrates, gives me a lot of energy, so I can work the entire afternoon with no snacks at all.”

Hasselhoff has practiced what Europeans have been doing for centuries and that is, taking a nap, often called “the power nap,” right after lunch.

“I also drink about 5 quarts of bottled water every day. It cleanses the skin and makes a big difference in my complexion. Dinner is usually more chicken or fish and rice with lots of vegetables. I seldom eat red meat. I never have desserts…. sometimes a couple of cookies. I also stay away from alcohol, heavy sauces, butter, oils, fried foods, and sugar. I never feel deprived in any way. I can eat as much as I want and I won’t gain weight.”

BONUS: Angela Merkel 1954 – Yes Hasselhoff shares a birthday with the chancellor of Germany – the country that adores him like a God.

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Merkel’s favorite food is said to be green cabbage and Mettwurst — or minced pork sausage. She was elected “Cabbage Queen” in Oldenburg in 2001.

https://omnommoms.tumblr.com/post/145014188496/roasted-mettwurst-and-cabbage-onions-with

*Follow “The Hof’s” daily eating routine and use Angela Merkel’s cabbage for some of his daily vegetable intake.

SNUB – Jason Clarke 1969

Review –

  • Don’t get impressed
  • It’s more mental than physical
  • Leave this world better than you found it
  • There is no such thing as bad publicity
  • Watch Yankee Doodle Dandy
  • Hasselhoff’s daily meal plan