June 8

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Frank Lloyd Wright 1867

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Conceive the buildings in imagination, not first on paper but in the mind, thoroughly, before touching paper. Let the building, living in imagination, develop gradually, taking more and more definite form before committing it to the drafting board. When the thing sufficiently lives for you then start to plan it with instruments,


*Whatever you want in life, envision it first. If you can’t see it in your mind, who else will?


Maria Menounos 1978 – 2 minute meditation

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Since my surgery, I’ve made my physical and emotional health a priority above all else. Whether it’s on my own or through guided meditations on YouTube or Headspace, I find that those few minutes a day of clearing my head & centering myself make a huge difference on how my day goes.

Below is a 2 minute guided meditation Agapi shared with my Hello EveryGirl squad. The beauty about it is that you can do it anywhere, and after 2 minutes you feel refreshed, de-stressed and centered.=)


*Her website is really good. Check it out. It’s got some 365DOLF to it. Use it for your 2 minute meditation.


Leroy Neiman 1921

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His surname is that of one of his stepfathers; during his childhood his biological father abandoned the family, and his mother, whom he described to Jerry Tallmer for the New York Post (May 9, 1981) as “a very spirited woman, ahead of her times,” later remarried twice. Raised in a rough blue-collar St. Paul neighborhood, early on LeRoy Neiman became a “street kid,” in his words.

The Los Angeles Times reported that Neiman “in market terms (is) a bigger success than Rembrandt — or any other painter. He is the first sports artist of America. More significantly, Neiman is first by so far, nobody knows who’s second.”


*No matter how you were brought up, follow your passion and become #1. Look up some of Neiman’s paintings for inspiration.


Kanye West 1977

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“I got a problem with spending before I get it” from All Falls Down

Until you have the money in your account, don’t spend it. Don’t bet on getting a big refund check, or a job bonus or gift money for a special occasion.

If you plan your budget on money that you are not completely certain you will receive, you may end up in a tight predicament and acquire debt.


*If you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail. Don’t spend money that you do not have yet. Listen to Kanye for motivation. His music – not his rhetoric.


Jerry Stiller 1927 – watch Zoolander

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Malaysia’s censorship board claimed the film was “definitely unsuitable” for public consumption after viewing the film and seeing that the plot revolves around Zoolander being brainwashed into murdering the Prime Minister of Malaysia. In 2012, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson met the actual Malaysian Prime Minister. There were no incidents.



*His son Ben is the star but he’s no slouch as Maury Ballstein – head of Ballstein Models, in this must watch yearly movie.


Barbara Bush 1925 – mushroom quiche

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Former first lady Barbara Bush lived out her final days at home, surrounded by family. She died Tuesday night at age 92.

The night before, Bush was alert and was having conversations — along with a glass of bourbon





*She was married to the vice president for 8 years, then married to the president for 4 more years, and then was the mother to the president for 8 more years. Enjoy her mushroom quiche while watching Zoolander. And wash it down with a glass of bourbon.

SNUB – Joan Rivers

Review –

  • Envision what you want
  • 2-minute meditation
  • Follow your passion and become #1
  • Don’t spend money that you do not have
  • Watch Zoolander
  • Make mushroom quiche

June 7

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Bear Grylls 1974

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“Survival can be summed up in three words – never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying.”

This motto sums up Bear’s attitude to life and adventure – never give up. His pursuit of adventure and Guinness World Records are inspirational to many, and he now actively encourages ordinary people to take on adventurous and survivalist goals.


Remember Why You’re There

So much goes into planning an epic adventure that it’s easy to get distracted—or even discouraged—by budget, logistics, travel, and mishaps. Don’t forget why you’re there in the first place. We adventure to seek discomfort. Those other steps are all part of the process, but once you’re out in the wild, it’s time to focus on being there. Get lost in the spirit of it all.


*Your reminder to not give up today. Plan an adventure to get out of your comfort zone.


Allen Iverson 1975

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“The Answer” could have added muscle to his 165-pound frame during his 17-year NBA career but much like practice, he wasn’t a fan of lifting weights.

“That s— was too heavy,” Iverson said, admitting he never lifted during his career.


*Don’t lift weights today. That shit’s too heavy. Don’t practice anything either. Play a game of pickup basketball – but do NOT practice!


Liam Neeson 1952

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In 2014, Neeson opened up about losing Richardson in an interview with 60 Minutes, saying that he turned to work to help him through his grief. “I’m not good without work,” he said. “I just don’t – I just don’t wallow too much. You know? And I just didn’t want to – especially for my boys – seem to be wallowing in sadness or depression.”


‘Plenty of times I’ve thought about this film and my own life’: Liam Neeson admits Love Actually reunion made him reflect on the loss of his wife Natasha Richardson 



*Put your soul into your work today. Watch Liam Neeson in Love Actually for inspiration.


L.A. Reid 1956

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“That head-down thing, it’s going to limit your career. See, while your head is down, opportunities are passing right on by you, and you don’t even see them.” L.A. smiled and walked away, leaving me to think about what he’d said.


*While putting your soul into your work, keep your head up – looking for opportunities.


Prince 1958

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In 1987, Prince built a sixty-five-thousand-square-foot, ten-million-dollar recording complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota, and called it Paisley Park. It was intended to be a commercial facility—Madonna, R.E.M., and Stevie Wonder all recorded there—but by the end of the nineteen-nineties it had stopped accepting outside clients. Eventually—no one can quite say when—Prince began living there. He wanted to establish a self-contained dominion, insulated from interference or judgment, where he enjoyed total control, and his life could bleed easily into his work.

On April 21, 2016, Prince collapsed and died in an elevator at Paisley Park. He had overdosed on the opioid fentanyl, which he’d been taking for chronic hip pain. He was fifty-seven, had sold around a hundred million albums, and did not leave a will.




*Listen to Prince bleed into his work today. You could watch Purple Rain too. This is what it sounds like when doves cry.


Dean Martin 1917 – Pasta Fagioli

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Playboy called him “the coolest man who ever lived.” Elvis Presley worshipped him. “He was the coolest dude I’d ever seen, period,” recalled Stevie Van Zandt, adding, “He wasn’t just great at everything he did. To me, he was perfect.”


When the stars make you drool just like a pasta fazool
That’s amore
When you dance down the street with a cloud at your feet
You’re in love
When you walk down in a dream but you know you’re not
Dreaming signore
‘Scuzza me, but you see, back in old Napoli
That’s amore

Wash it down with too much wine


*Enjoy this pasta fagioli under the stars with your true love while listening to Dean Martin. Wash it down with too much wine.

SNUB – Iggy Azalea

Review –

  • Don’t give up
  • Don’t lift weights
  • Put your soul into your work
  • Keep your head up – look for opportunities
  • Listen to Prince
  • Make Pasta Fagioli

June 6

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Nathan Hale 1755

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Guard against your own weaknesses: A more experienced spy would never have fallen into Rogers’ befriending trap, but Nathan did. As we’d learned, Hale did not inherently have the ability to deceive, and he perhaps felt a secret, non-deceitful bond with Rogers, a fellow American soldier. A worldly Hale could have guarded against this gullible weakness of his, but he didn’t. There was one other flaw that Hale may have had that was left from his Yale college days. Though pious, it’s reported that Nathan still liked alcohol. It’s very plausible that Robert Rogers, a well-known life-long alcoholic, bought some drinks for Hale that night which possibly could’ve opened Hale up for a more confidential and damning conversation. Rogers invited Hale to breakfast with him the next morning. Hale accepted for some reason. Rogers was setting the scene to spring the trap.


*Guard against your weaknesses today. Think about your flaws today and don’t let them get you caught in a trap.


Robert Englund 1947 aka Freddy Kruger – get some sleep

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Englund’s interview with Wes Craven landed him the role playing the burn scarred dream demon Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street and launched him into horror history.

Scientists have gone to great lengths to fully understand sleep’s benefits. In studies of humans and other animals, they have discovered that sleep plays a critical role in immune function, metabolism, memory, learning, and other vital functions.


*Sleep at least 8 hours tonight. Have sweet dreams.


Diego Velazquez 1599

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On the right, at the bidding of the Guardian Angel, the Christian Soul, personified as a kneeling child, contemplates the suffering of Christ.


*Look up some of Diego’s work to contemplate the suffering of Christ.


David T. Ambercrombie 1867

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Abercrombie has transformed many times over the years.

It went from an outdoor gear shop in the late 19th century to a retailer known for oversexed, borderline-softcore pornographic ads. It was later maligned, and it looks like it’s headed towards tame basics


*Always be prepared to transform your business. Especially if you are using oversexed, softcore porn for advertising.


Paul Giamatti 1967 – watch Cinderella Man

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Though he emerged as more of a leading man in the early 2000s with movies like American Splendor and Sideways, Giamatti is content to play a supporting role. “I think you’re given more license to have fun, in a way,” he told The Guardian of being a supporting player. “You’re supposed to be more vivid, your job is to be more eccentric. I think I just like it better. There’s something about working in a smaller space that I’m more temperamentally suited to.”



*If this movie doesn’t motivate you to improve your mind, body, and soul – it may be time to refocus. Watch Giamatti get robbed of an Oscar for best supporting actor.


DeAndre Hopkins 1992 – Texas crab cakes

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Hopkins went from a food bank recipient to a spokesman.


The list was rather enlightening, ranging from Brian Cushing’s favorite food — sushi — and Deandre Hopkins’ love of crab cakes


Most-needed food items:

  1. Canned tuna, chicken or salmon.
  2. Peanut butter.
  3. Meals in a can (soup, stew, chili)
  4. Low-sodium canned vegetables.
  5. Canned fruit in its own juice or water.
  6. Olive or canola oil.
  7. Spices (cinnamon, chili powder, cumin, salt-free spice blends)
  8. Canned foods with pop-top lids.

Donate Food – Second Harvest Food Bank


*After donating to your local food bank, enjoy these Texas crab cakes while watching Cinderella Man.

Use Nathan Hale’s last words being going to bed tonight… ““I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”

SNUB – Bjorn Borg

Review –

  • Guard against your weaknesses
  • Get 8 hours of sleep
  • Contemplate the suffering of Christ
  • Be prepared to transform your business
  • Watch Cinderella Man
  • Make Texas crab cakes

June 5

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Robert Kraft 1941

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“I’ll just say this,” Kraft continued, “any contact sport, whether it’s women’s soccer, hockey or football, there are going to be concussions. I’ll tell you this, that I think the game has never been safer from an equipment point of view, from a medical point of view. I know I played, two of my sons played, my three grandsons play so we have three generations playing the game, and I think the life lessons that you get playing football are worth the risk.”


*What risks are you willing to take to learn life lessons?


Frederick Lorz 1884

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Fred Lorz, did all his training at night because he had a day job as a bricklayer, and earned his spot in the Olympics by placing in a “special five-mile race”


*Run a special 5 mile race tonight.

CROSSOVER – Mark Wahlberg 1971

It’s not easy being Marky Mark. According to a daily schedule that actor and fitness fiend Mark Wahlberg shared on his Instagram story earlier this week, his day starts with a 2:30 a.m. wakeup call — and includes at least two workouts, a round of golf, a recovery session in a cryo chamber and seven separate times for meals and snacks before he hits the hay at 7:30 p.m.


*If you are really ambitious, you could live like Mark Wahlberg today – if you have a cryo chamber.


Brian McKnight 1969

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The McKnight 360 Foundation believes that the arts help develop self-confidence in kids and young adults, which in turn provides for a well-rounded and positive educational experience.


*Think of donating to the McKnight 360 Foundation or donating time to help provide a well-rounded and positive educational experience to young people in need. And listen to some Brian McKnight – it’s good for your soul.


Adam Smith 1723 (baptized on this date)

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Corporations, he believed, don’t corrupt our world – they simply serve our appetites and supply whatever it is we demand. The answer to society’s problems does not lie in getting rid of capitalism, but instead in learning how to make better use of it.


The government’s job is to protect those who have money from those who don’t

Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.


*You have a choice to become a capitalist or learn how to make better use of capitalism as a worker and consumer.



Mark Wahlberg 1971 – watch The Fighter

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BE MINDFUL OF WHO LOOKS OUT FOR YOUR BEST INTERESTS— The people who look out for your best interests should love and respect you.  They should know the real you, know what’s best for you, never put you in a bad situation for selfish means, and stand by you when hardship or mistakes come your way.  Those people commonly should be your family, but sometimes (much like bad example old brother heroes) they aren’t the best choice.  Choose who you trust wisely and make the tough choice to stand by them even when they might not match who’s supposed to be in that role.


*Choose who you trust wisely, to watch The Fighter with tonight. If you are living like Marky Mark, make sure you start this movie by 5:30, so you are in bed by 7:30.


Pancho Villa 1878 – Pancho Villa Stew

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Pancho Villa’s last words were “It can’t end like this. Tell them I said something”



*Make this Pancho Villa stew 1 of your 7 meals today. Use his last words before going to bed tonight.

SNUB – Kenny G

Review –

  • Take risks to learn life’s lessons
  • Run a special 5-mile race
  • Donate to McKnight 360 Foundation
  • Make better use of capitalism
  • Watch The Fighter
  • Make Pancho Villa Stew

June 4

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George III 1738

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George III, when ill, often repeated himself, and at the same time his vocabulary became much more complex, creative and colourful.

These are features that can be seen today in the writing and speech of patients experiencing the manic phase of psychiatric illnesses such as bipolar disorder.


The warning signs of bipolar disorder can generally be divided into those for mania, and those for depression.

7 signs of mania

Mania can cause other symptoms as well, but seven of the key signs of this phase of bipolar disorder are:

  1. feeling overly happy or “high” for long periods of time
  2. having a decreased need for sleep
  3. talking very fast, often with racing thoughts
  4. feeling extremely restless or impulsive
  5. becoming easily distracted
  6. having overconfidence in your abilities
  7. engaging in risky behavior, such as having impulsive sex, gambling with life savings, or going on big spending sprees

7 signs of depression

Like mania, depression can cause other symptoms as well, but here are seven of the key signs of depression from bipolar disorder:

  1. feeling sad or hopeless for long periods of time
  2. withdrawing from friends and family
  3. losing interest in activities that you once enjoyed
  4. having a significant change in appetite
  5. feeling severe fatigueor lack of energy
  6. having problems with memory, concentration, and decision making
  7. thinking about or attempting suicide, or having a preoccupation with death


*Now that you know the signs for bipolar disorder, help someone in need – especially if it’s you.


Bar Refaeli 1985

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“I’m not a yogi yet, I’m just starting to do yoga and I’m not an expert at all, but [Buick] paired me up with Chad, who’s such a cool guy, and behind the scenes he’s teaching me all of these very basic poses,” she tells PEOPLE. “We’re doing some [moves] in the car, and then there’s also poses you can do outside of the car — before driving and after — to stretch out and prepare yourself for a little drive and make your body ready.”


*Stretch before you drive to your yoga studio for a yoga workout.


Joyce Meyer 1943

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You see, God never gets in a hurry. He never quits or runs out of patience. He will deal with us about one particular thing, and then He will let us rest for a while—but not too long. Soon He will come back and begin to work on something else. He will continue until, one by one, our knots are all untied.


*Let God help you get one of your knots untied today.


Evan Spiegel 1990

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Ask yourself. Do you want to work for someone else?

Mr. Augie Fablo asked Evan, “When did you know that you wanted to start a company? What drove you to have that purpose?” Evan Spiegel replied, “A lot of it is not wanting to work for anyone else. My dad had to cancel vacations and he got called from work. I used to think that when I grow-up, I want to be the guy on the phone.”

If you do not like to work for others or work in your own way then it is a clear sign that you probably are built for becoming an entrepreneur.



*If you’re not on Snapchat yet, today is the day. Because you will have your own business and you will need it to talk to the world. Unless you like working for someone else, then just keep on keeping on.


Angelina Jolie 1975 – watch Girl Interrupted

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“I know what it’s like to want to die. How it hurts to smile. How you try to fit in but you can’t. You hurt yourself on the outside to try to kill the thing on the inside.”


For those of you who feel interrupted right now, (re)watch the film, it’ll make the shit stop for a little while at least.


*Watch Angelina Jolie win an Oscar in Girl Interrupted.


Russell Brand 1975 – Booby Pasta

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Brand has followed a strictly vegetarian diet since the age of 14. In 2014, he flirted with veganism after watching the vegan health documentary “Forks Over Knives” with his former wife, Katy Perry.




*Enjoy Russell Brand’s “Booby Pasta” while watching Forks Over Knives – this might lead to a change in your diet.

SNUB – T.J. Miller

Review –

  • Know the signs for bipolar disorder
  • Stretch before driving
  • Get one of your knots untied
  • Get on Snapchat
  • Watch Girl Interrupted
  • Make Booby Pasta

June 3

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Allen Ginsberg 1926

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Depending on who you ask, Allen Ginsberg was a songwriter, a photographer, a political gadfly, a gay rights advocate, or the founding poet of the Beat Generation. He was also one of the most divisive figures of the 1960s, described as either an “ambassador for tolerance” or, as his FBI file reads, a “politically dangerous subversive.” But whether you see him as a force for good or evil, he was unequivocally—a force that changed American literature forever.



*Whether you are a force for good or evil, be a force for change.


Rafael Nadal 1986

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During the off-season Nadal trains six days a week for six-and-a-half hours every day – four
on court and the rest in the gym or the pool.


*Play tennis, hit the gym, and go swimming today.


Curtis Mayfield 1942

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Deploying sweet soul and blistering funk – and pouring his gorgeous, honeyed falsetto over it all – Curtis Mayfield veered between breezy optimism and hard-edged political commentary


*Listen to Curtis Mayfield and listen for both optimism and political commentary.


Anderson Cooper 1967

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But Cooper is okay with not receiving an inheritance, telling Stern, “I don’t believe in inheriting money. I think it’s an initiative sucker. I think it’s a curse.”


*I love this attitude by Anderson Cooper, but it’s got to be easier said than done. Avoid “initiative suckers” in your life, and make your own money.


Tony Curtis 1925 – watch The Defiant Ones

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Though Marlon Brando was reportedly Kramer’s original choice for John “Joker” Johnson, Tony Curtis diligently proved himself the better choice in the role. In his autobiography, Curtis recalled, ” At first they said I was too good-looking for the part; I didn’t look enough like the a**hole “n*gger-hater” I was supposed to play. So I wore a false nose and made myself look uglier.


*Watch Tony Curtis win an Oscar in The Defiant Ones.


Jefferson Davis 1808 – Jefferson Davis Pie

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Jefferson Finis Davis, the first and only President of the Confederate States of America, was a planter, politician and soldier born in Kentucky and raised in Mississippi. Davis was the tenth and youngest child of Revolutionary War soldier Samuel Davis and his wife Jane Cook Davis (Finis in Latin means final—the couple wanted no more children after Jefferson).



*Enjoy this Jefferson Davis Pie while watching the racial-prejudice themed film – The Defiant Ones.

SNUB – Josephine Baker

Review –

  • Be a force for change
  • Play tennis
  • Listen to Curtis Mayfield
  • Avoid “initiative suckers”
  • Watch The Defiant Ones
  • make Jefferson Davis Pie

June 2

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Martha Washington 1731

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Just as her husband realized that his every action might set a precedent for future presidents, so Martha, too, was aware that her behavior as first lady would become the template for the wives of future chief executives. One of her most important steps was to initiate a weekly reception, held on Friday evenings, for anyone who would like to attend.


*Realize that your behavior may be the template for someone today, and act accordingly.


Abby Wambach 1980 – mountain bike

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“I like to run, watch-free. I also love to mountain bike in our off-season — going downhill gives me an adrenaline rush!”


*I live in Florida so going downhill doesn’t happen very often, but the good news is there’s not a lot of uphill battles either. Run, watch-free, or go mountain biking today. Play soccer later.


Wayne Brady 1972

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Following Williams’ death by hanging in August, Brady took to Twitter to express his grief.

“Depression is real,” he wrote. “God Bless Him and his family.”

Now that he’s opened up about his own battle with depression, Brady is grateful for the outpouring of support he’s received.


*I too battle depression every day. Creating 365DOLF helps a lot. Find what helps you and be passionate about it.

I wish I could reach out to let Wayne Brady know that my dad never missed his show – Let’s Make a Deal, while on his deathbed.


Andy Cohen 1968

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Andy Cohen is a man that defies labeling. He is the multi-hyphenate extraordinaire. He is a producer, a talk show host, a writer, and a high-level television producer. He basically is the Bravo television network.

All in all, Andy’s net worth is about $10 million.


*Defy labels. Be a multi-hyphenated extraordinaire.


Jerry Mathers 1948 – watch Leave it to Beaver

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June: “Ward, I’m very worried about the Beaver.”

Focus attention on urgent issues. Beating around the bush won’t do. June you must face up to the issue and address it immediately.


*Don’t beat around the bush or worry about being too hard on the Beaver. Just watch a few episodes of Leave it to Beaver instead.


Justin Long 1978 – spicy lobster linguine

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Martha Stewart and actor Justin Long prepare spicy lobster linguine.




*Enjoy this spicy lobster linguini while watching Justin Long in Tusk – you may lose your appetite.

SNUB – Dana Carvey

Review –

  • Be a template for someone’s behavior
  • Mountain biking
  • Find what helps your mood and be passionate about it
  • Be a multi-hyphenated extraordinaire
  • Watch Leave it to Beaver
  • Make spicy lobster linguine