January 10

TON OF GRILLING DAY

MIND

Robinson Jeffers 1887

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“No longer should we view ourselves as the center of the universe. Instead we should recognize that we are but one tiny part of an enormous whole.”

*Focus more on living a life of beauty and harmony while we are here. You are great but not the most important element of existence.

BODY

George Foreman 1949

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“Everybody was saying–he’s fat. Yep. He’s old. Yep. He can’t do it. No

*Think you’re too fat? Think you’re too old? Don’t let either stop you from your goals. Find a local boxing gym and sign up for some boxing lessons and a place to do boxing workouts.

SOUL

Robert Crosbie 1849

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“There is no religion higher than Truth.”

*Strive to look for the truth. Don’t be close minded to other religions. Listen to what has worked for hundreds of years and thousands of people. Anything that enlightens you and uplifts your soul is what you are looking for with 365DOLF.

MONEY

Cash Warren 1979

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‘I’m married to Jessica Alba! How’s your life been?

*Life isn’t fair – I doubt your name is Cash and I doubt you are married to someone as beautiful as Jessica Alba. Nevertheless, stay fresh and let fear motivate you to achieve your monetary goals.

ENTERTAINMENT

Rod Stewart 1945

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“My eldest daughter is like 50-something. So I was a naughty boy when I was young. But I have to be a dad to all different ages. I’m a different dad to my 4-year-old than to my son who plays hockey who’s 21, and my daughter who’s 35, who’s got a daughter.

*Gather all of your kids and all of their moms around and listen to some Rod Stewart. Call your mom and ask her, “Have I told you lately that I love you?”

FOOD

Pat Benatar 1953

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“We do a lot of Italian food. We’re carnivores, so it’s a ton of grilling, braising, stews, things like that. And, of course, Sunday gravy and pasta.”

*Do a ton of grilling today – with a George Foreman Grill, of course.

SNUB – Janet Jones 1967

Review –

  • Know that you are a tiny part of a bigger whole
  • Join a boxing gym
  • Seek out the truth
  • Stay fresh and let fear motivate you
  • Listen to Rod Stewart
  • Do a ton of grilling

January 8

ELVIS PRESLEY DAY

MIND

Stephen Hawking 1942

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*You watched the movie 2 days ago,  now start reading Hawking’s A Brief History of Time

BODY

David Bowie 1947

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*Download these 10 David Bowie songs and sweat it out for him.

SOUL

Orson Hyde 1805

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“I have once memorized the Bible, and when any one quoted one verse, I could quote the next. I have memorized it in English, German, and Hebrew.”

https://dailyverses.net/soul

*Take today to read the Bible.  Not the whole Bible… above are 18 Bible verses about the soul to get you started. Memorize one of them (in German and Hebrew for you overachievers)

MONEY

Nicholas Biddle 1786

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Biddle had faults that proved to be fatal for the Bank and his career.

*Think about your faults and decide which one of them could be fatal for your career. This is what you need to work on this year to grow into a powerful instrument of monetary stability. Also take today to make sure your bank is best for you.

ENTERTAINMENT

R. Kelly 1967

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*Watch SURVIVING R. KELLY

FOOD

Elvis Presley 1935

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*Make the Elvis Ice Cream Sandwich which combines the Elvis staples of peanut butter, bananas, and bacon

WHO GOT SNUBBED – Carolina Herrera

Review

  • Start reading A Brief History of Time
  • Download Bowie songs to workout to
  • Memorize a Bible verse
  • Which of your faults could damage your career?
  • Watch Surviving R. Kelly
  • Make an Elvis Ice Cream Sandwich

January 7

NICOLAS CAGE APPRECIATION DAY

MIND

Zora Neale Hurston 1891

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“Some people could look at a mud puddle and see an ocean with ships.” (Their Eyes Were Watching God, 1937)

*Find a mud puddle and see it as an ocean with ships.

BODY

Lauren Cohan 1982

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Pick a role model.

*After watching The Walking Dead yesterday, maybe you want to make Lauren Cohen (Maggie Greene) your role model.  Or possibly you’d like to be as fit as yesterday’s birthday boy Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon).   Cohen suggests having a role model and this is the beauty of 365DOLF, you have a role model provided for you every day. (Mine is Josh Brolin)

SOUL

Katie Couric 1957

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“There is an exhilarating promise of technology and the potential for change in the world, don’t lose your soul in the process.”

Vatican warns mobile phones are bad for the soul

*If you are not already, follow at least one uplifting handle as part of your social media intake. Start following a daily bible verse or daily prayer and actually stop to read it each day. Make enough time for your spiritual pursuits. I suggest Soulpancake.

MONEY

Nicolas Cage 1964

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*Nicolas Cage blew about $150 million dollars – most of it from lousy real estate investing. Learn from Cage and if you do have to defray some bills, always pay your mortgage first.

ENTERTAINMENT

Aloe Blacc 1979

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*Listen to THE MAN by Aloe Blacc – make it your anthem today.

FOOD

Millard Fillmore 1800 – spicy pickled eggs

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https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-to-make-millard-filmores-spicy-pickled-eggs

*The 13th president’s favorite snack was spicy pickled eggs. Make the above recipe in honor of the last Whig president.

SNUB – Lamar Jackson 1997

Review

  • See the bright side of a mud puddle
  • Pick a fitness role model
  • Don’t lose your soul to technology
  • Pay your mortgage first
  • Listen to Aloe Blacc
  • Spicy pickled eggs

January 6

GET YOUR SEXY BACK DAY

MIND

Joan of Arc 1412

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*Less than a week into the New Year and you know that you must be your own inner judge.  Be like Joan of Arc and recognize your inner conscience.  You know the difference between right and wrong and today is a reminder of that.

BODY

Ndamukong Suh 1987

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“I wanted to get back into what I call my “sexy”—that means more “cut up.” There’s really nothing secretive about my training—I did a lot of squats, bench presses, 60-yard shuttle runs, and sprints.”

*Get back into your “sexy”.  Go to the gym and do 3 sets of squats, bench press, and 60-yard sprints. 

SOUL

Eddie Redmayne 1982 – watch The Theory of Everything

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While there is life, there is Hope.

*Actor Eddie Redmayne plays the role of Stephen Hawking in the movie The Theory of Everything.  Watch the movie as inspiration to hold on to your beliefs. 

MONEY

Nigella Lawson 1960

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Asked what she hoped the children would learn from her: “To know that I am working and that you have to work in order to earn money.

*Repeat after me: “I know that I have to work in order to earn money.”  I now use it as my mantra when that alarm goes off in the morning or when things aren’t going well at work.  This is something that I will pass on to my kids. Remember that you are only working to make money for your next move. Your project of passion.

ENTERTAINMENT

Norman Reedus 1969 (Daryl Dixon) – watch The Walking Dead

*Watch the first season of The Walking Dead and see how valuable the redneck is during a zombie apocalypse.

FOOD

Jameis Winston 1994 – stolen crab salad

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*Try the following crab salad from the birthday girl Nigella Lawson, and in honor of the birth of Jameis Winston, use stolen crab legs.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/nigella-lawson/crab-and-avocado-salad-with-japanese-dressing-recipe-1937661

SNUB – Ree Drummond 1969

REVIEW –

  • Recognize your inner conscience
  • Get your sexy back
  • Watch The Theory of Everything
  • Memorize this “I know that I have to work in order to earn money.”
  • Watch The Walking Dead
  • Make stolen crab salad

January 5

GODFATHER DAY

MIND

Chuck Noll 1932

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“I think everybody under Chuck’s leadership grew as players and people,” said former wide receiver Lynn Swann

*Take today to help someone grow as a person

BODY

Bradley Cooper 1975

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For his role in American Sniper, Cooper went to the gym for 4 hours a day.

*Act like you’re preparing for a movie role and go to the gym for 4 hours today

SOUL

Francisco Suarez 1548

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“The church’s object is the health of each individual soul and its spiritual salvation, as opposed to the state whose jurisdiction is solely temporal, concerned with the common good in secular life.”

*Regardless of your thoughts on religion, Use the church as a safe haven from the ugliness of politics.  Attend church with an open heart and clear mind, and as an escape for a few hours each week. 

MONEY

King C. Gillette 1855

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  • Keep your eyes open for opportunities
  • Good ideas come from common problems

*Any time that you have a problem this year, ask yourself how you could make money off of fixing that problem.

ENTERTAINMENT

Diane Keaton 1946 – (Kay Adams)

Robert Duvall 1931 – (Tom Hagen) – watch The Godfather

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*As Diane Keaton and Robert Duvall share a birthday, they also share some scenes in The Godfather. Ironically, Talia Shire and Al Pacino share a birthday on 4/25. Watch The Godfather today and part 2 on April 25.

FOOD

January Jones 1978

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“I’m from South Dakota, so meat, potatoes, carbs.”

*Eat like January Jones today – meat, potatoes, and carbs!

SNUB – Carrie Ann Inaba 1968

REVIEW –

  • Lead someone to be a better person
  • 4 hours in the gym today
  • Use church as an escape
  • Solve a common problem
  • Watch The Godfather
  • Meat, potatoes, and carbs

January 4

APPRECIATE GRAVITY DAY

MIND

Sir Isaac Newton 1643

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*If something isn’t catching your heart, Newton’s life suggests to drop it and move to something else.

BODY
Kris Bryant 1992

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“In college, my team did the CrossFit WOD Murph. It was ridiculously hard, but it definitely got me in shape.”
“Murph”
For time:
1 mile Run
100 Pull-ups
200 Push-ups
300 Squats
1 mile Run

*Try doing the “Murph” today. Any parts that you can’t do, focus on improving those areas this year.

SOUL
Louis Braille 1809

*In honor of Louis Braille’s birthday, volunteer at learningally.org to help produce audio books for the blind. A way to donate time instead of money

MONEY
Don Shula 1930

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When it comes to business, Shula suggests: Find great people, then focus on the fundamentals.

*Find your passion this year. Find great people to help and focus on the fundamentals.

ENTERTAINMENT

Dyan Cannon 1937 – watch Heaven Can Wait 1978

*Watch Dyan Cannon almost win an Oscar in Heaven Can Wait

FOOD
Graham Elliot 1977 – S’mores Pie

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https://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/blogs/smores-pie-graham-elliot-recipe

*Use Graham crackers to make Graham’s s’mores pie

SNUB – Michael Stipe 1960 – listen to R.E.M while going to sleep tonight

Review

  • If it’s not in your heart, drop it and move on
  • The Murph
  • Volunteer at learningally.org
  • Find great people and focus on the fundamentals
  • Watch Heaven Can Wait, 1978
  • S’mores Pie

January 3

MIND

Mel Gibson 1956

*Use the start of the New Year to be contrite in your life.  Think about the mistakes you have made and seek out ways of correcting them.

BODY

Eli Manning 1981 Image result for eli manning super bowl

Play catch in the yard with your dad and brothers.

SOUL

Lucretia Mott 1793 Image result for lucretia mott

“If our principles are right, why should we be cowards?”

*Take Mott’s advice today – stand strong in your principles

MONEY

J.R.R Tolkien 1892

“I never expected a money success,” “In fact, I never even thought of commercial publication when I wrote The Hobbit back in the Thirties.”

*Do what you love and the money will come – a common theme of 365dolf

ENTERTAINMENT

Thomas Bangalter 1975 – listen to Daft Punk

*Spin your sweetie while listening to Daft Punk

FOOD

Greta Thunberg 2003

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Vegan activist Greta Thunberg has revealed that she convinced her parents to stop eating animals by ‘making them feel guilty’.

*Try to go vegan today. At least don’t eat any animals.

SNUB – Michael Schumacker 1969

REVIEW

  • Be contrite and ask for forgiveness
  • Play catch with your dad and brothers
  • Stick to your principles
  • Do what you enjoy – the money will come
  • Listen to Daft Punk
  • Don’t eat any animals

January 2

Find Your Prayer Day

MIND

Isaac Asimov 1920

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http://www.startribune.com/variety/comicgames/games/superquiz/

*Take some of Isaac Asimov’s SUPER QUIZZES to stimulate your mind.

BODY

Karina Smirnoff 1978

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  • Never do the same workout twice. Mix it up so your body doesn’t plateau.
  • Eat watermelon and asparagus as diuretics. They are great for the body because they help get toxins out.
  • Eat spinach because it’s a great source of fiber and keeps you full.

*Lots of good advice from Dancing with the Stars’ Karina Smirnoff.  It’s the top one that is fitting for 365DOLF.  “Never” is a strong word for the entire year, but try and avoid constantly doing the same workout.  This is also a good example of daily advice for both working out and eating right.

SOUL

Therese of Lisieux 1873

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*Find a prayer that feeds and satisfies your soul, especially when you cannot summon a single positive thought.

My Daily Prayer will be:

Short Prayer for Growing Faith

Dear Lord, help me – every single morning – to find faith in the midst of the chaos. Give me the desire and ability to see You, hear You, talk to You, and give thanks to You. 

MONEY

Cuba Gooding Jr. 1968

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“Show me the money!”

Show Me the Money: Tips On Saving

The Five Dollar Challenge: Anytime you come across a $5 bill, put it away. At the end of the year, use that money towards a fun big purchase, or put it towards your savings account.

*You actually don’t have to wait the entire year.  Tom Cruise’s birthday is July 3 (literally almost born on the 4th of July), watch Jerry Maguire on that day and when Cuba Gooding Jr. says his famous line, brake open that piggy bank and count all of those $5 bills, while saying “show me the money!”

ENTERTAINMENT

Dax Shepard 1975

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*Listen to his podcast – Armchair Expert – last year’s most downloaded new podcast on iTunes.

FOOD

Kate Bosworth 1983

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*For Bosworth, a typical breakfast might include a goat cheese omelet with avocado and tomatoes.

CROSSOVER: *As far as meals are concerned, take some more advice from Katrina Smirnoff and work some watermelon, asparagus, and spinach into your diet, also in her honor, have a Smirnoff on ice to wind down for the day.

WHO GOT SNUBBED? – Nathaniel Bacon 1647

REVIEW

  • Take Super Quizzes
  • Mix up your workouts
  • Have a daily prayer
  • Start the $5 challenge
  • Listen to Dax’s podcast
  • Goat cheese omelet with avocado and tomatoes

January 1

New Year’s Day 2021

Day 1 of 365 Days of Living Famously  

MIND

Paul Revere 1735 Image result for paul revere

*Paul Revere gets all of the credit for his midnight ride. Very few people know that William Dawes was also involved. Be Paul Revere this year. Control the narrative in your life and take credit for what you deserve. Don’t be William Dawes.

BODY

Morris Chestnut 1969 See the source image

https://www.doctoroz.com/article/morris-chestnut-s-10-minute-workout

*Follow along with Morris Chestnut’s 10-minute workout and think about making it your go-to workout this year.

SOUL

John Smith 1580 and Pocahontas 1595 Image result for john smith and pocahontas

*Yes they share a birthday, but their people could not overcome their differences.  Use this year to recognize the differences in the people around you and embrace what makes them different from you.

MONEY

Betsy Ross 1752 Image result for betsy ross

*She worked hard for others, but it was to keep her upholstery business alive.  By the end of this year, hopefully you will realize how important it is to strive for your own business – not to make someone else rich.

ENTERTAINMENT

Verne Troyer 1969 – watch Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) Image result for mini me*The last and best of the Austin Powers trilogy.  Maybe start a New Year’s Day tradition of watching all three.  Use Verne Troyer’s character “Mini Me” as inspiration to start the New Year.

FOOD

JD Salinger 1919 Image result for jd salinger

The Catcher in the Rye (1951)

I’m a very light eater. I really am. That’s why I’m so damn skinny. I was supposed to be on this diet where you eat a lot of starches and crap, to gain weight and all, but I didn’t ever do it. When I’m out somewhere, I generally just eat a Swiss cheese sandwich and a malted milk. It isn’t much, but you get quite a lot of vitamins in the malted milk.

*Start a New Years Day tradition of a swiss cheese sandwich (on rye) and a malted milk

WHO GOT SNUBBED? J. Edgar Hoover 1895

To review –

  • Control the narrative
  • Morris Chestnut 10-minute workout
  • Embrace the differences in people
  • Your current job is a way to make money for your future business
  • Watch Goldmember
  • Swiss cheese on rye and a malted milk

December 31

NEW YEARS EVE

MIND

Val Kilmer 1959

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“One of the elementary lessons you learn when studying acting is that of mastering the senses. Listening, for example. Real listening requires effort, concentration, and focus. If one wants to act well, one needs to receive information free from personal judgments in order to respond spontaneously and honestly. If you’re really listening, the ear is turned on to receive, and the inner monologue, your own dialogue, is turned off.”

*Go into next year knowing how to listen to people. Practice tonight at a NYE party. When someone is talking to you, receive the information free from personal judgment and respond spontaneously and honestly.

BODY

Gabby Douglas 1995

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“When I stood on the podium at the 2012 Games and lowered my head so the gold medal could be placed around my neck, I reflected on many things,”

“I thought about all the sacrifices that had to be made, all the obstacles, and all of the time spent in order for me to achieve my dream. I thought to myself, ‘It was all worth it.’ It was also in that moment that I knew my goal of making it on the 2016 Rio Olympics team was possible.”

https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Gabby-Douglas-Training-Schedule-Rio-41755196

*Think about all the sacrifices you made this year, all the obstacles to becoming the best person you can be. It was worth it. Think about incorporating Gabby’s training schedule next year, when applicable.

SOUL

Ben Kingsley 1943

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To become Gandhi, Kingsley –

  • shaved his head
  • lost 20 pounds on Gandhi’s vegetarian diet
  • studied yoga
  • began to meditate
  • learned to spin cotton thread on a wooden wheel

*Weight loss, yoga, meditation, all things you’ve done this year and all good for your soul.

CROSSOVER: ENTERTAINMENT

*Watch Kingsley win an Oscar in Gandhi and get your soul right for the new year.

MONEY

Nicholas Sparks 1965

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Sparks donated nearly $900,000 toward a state-of-the-art track. Sparks—a former 800-meter standout at Notre Dame—signed on as a volunteer assistant coach for the high school team, most of whose runners come from low-income and at-risk families.

*With all of the money that you’ve saved this year, how much could you give back to kids from low-income and at-risk families? If not money, how about time?

CROSSOVER: ENTERTAINMENT:

*If you are a hopeless romantic, you can turn the last day of the year into a Nicholas Sparks movie marathon.

ENTERTAINMENT

Anthony Hopkins 1937 – watch Silence of the Lambs

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People taking MAOIs are given a long list of high-tyramine foods and beverages to avoid or limit. On that list: liver, fava beans, and red wine.

*You now have a NYE tradition of watching Silence of the Lambs before (or part of) your NYE festivities.

CROSSOVER: FOOD

*Serve liver, fava beans, and a nice Chianti to your dinner guests or bring this combination to a party and let the guests know that it’s Anthony Hopkins’ birthday.

FOOD

John Denver 1943 – Denver Omelet

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John Denver was a man working for the improvement of the quality of life for all people environmentally, socially and politically.

http://www.mrbreakfast.com/superdisplay.asp?recipeid=1426

*Enjoy a nice Denver Omelet to start the last day of the year, while of course listening to some John Denver. 

Your New Years Resolution is to follow 365DOLF again.

SNUB – Donald Trump Jr. 1977

Review –

  • Be a good listener
  • Gabby Douglas workout
  • Weight loss, yoga, meditation
  • Give back to kids
  • Watch Silence of the Lambs
  • Make a John Denver omelet