June 25



Sonia Sotomayor 1954 – read My Beloved World

“The key to success in my life, it’s the secret that I want to share with kids and how I became successful. I’m here as a Supreme Court Justice only because of books,”

“The work you do best is the work you love.”

*Take it from Supreme Court justice. Read books. And if you don’t love what you are doing, it’s time to seek out the work that you love. 

BONUS: George Orwell 1903 – read that Orwell book you should’ve read by now


Busy Phillips 1979 – LEKfit

“I have anxiety and I have a tendency towards depression, but I have found if I sweat like this, EVERY SINGLE DAY, I feel better”

“LEKFit is honestly the best workout I’ve ever done in my life. I sweat more; I get all my cardio and strength training.”

“My goal is not some perfect bod (I like chips and salsa and margs too much for that) My goal is to feel the best I can in my body and my brain for the rest of my life.”

*Find a local gym or internet video to complete a LEKfit workout. MIND and BODY!



Dikembe Mutombo 1966

Giving back has been a trademark of Mutombo ever since he entered the NBA in 1991.

*Think of donating to one of the good guys of the NBA and his charity – dmf.org.


Lauren Bush 1984

“For anyone starting a new business, it’s really important to seek out mentors and knowledge from those who have come before you. And to not let that be discouraging, but to take that advice and really learn from it and mold it to what you’re trying to do.”

*The year is beyond half over. Hopefully you’ve been pursuing your dream business. Take the advice of the niece of former President George W. Bush, granddaughter of former President George H.W. Bush, and daughter-in-law of fashion mogul Ralph Lauren.


George Michael 1963

“Be good to yourself ’cause nobody else has the power to make you happy.” 

*Be good to yourself and listen to George Michael all day. He was one of the best.


Anthony Bourdain 1956 – Eat at Waffle House

“Waffle House is the single-most important description of America that has ever been articulated.”

*Honor the legacy of Anthony Bourdain by getting drunk and eating at a Waffle House at 2 am.

SNUB – Lele Pons 1996, La La Anthony 1979 and Lola Ponce 1982

June 24



Nick Woodman 1975

“In your personal life and in business, you are your own worst enemy. Or you are your own greatest supporter. What I mean by that is nobody can help you hurt you … as much as you.”

*In your pursuit of success, both professionally and personally, don’t beat yourselves up. Transform self-doubt into self-confidence.


Lionel Messi 1987

Messi stretches for over an hour every day during the season.

*So, how long did you stretch today?


Mindy Kaling 1979

“It’s not that I’m into myself,”

“It’s that I don’t hate myself. In my career, a lot of people have a problem with being around women who don’t hate themselves. Never hate yourself.”

*Love yourself today because you are perfect just the way you are. Try to only be around people that appreciate your self-confidence.

BONUS: Chuck Taylor 1901 – “I really think guys only need two pairs of shoes. A nice pair of black shoes and a pair of Chuck Taylors.” – Mindy Kaling


Minka Kelly 1980

“Before Friday Night Lights, I had so many different jobs—I worked at a check-cashing company, like Check ‘n Go, and at a doctor’s office in Beverly Hills,” “And then for four years, up until I started on FNL, I was a scrub nurse at California Hospital. And honestly, that was the most exciting job I’ve ever had! I was good at it too.”

*What’s the most exciting job you’ve ever had?

How can you get back to that job?


Erin Moriarti 1994 – watch The Boys

*Enjoy Moriarti as Starlight in the Amazon Prime series – The Boys


Tommy Lister 1958 (died of Covid in 2020) – The Deebo Sandwich

*Enjoy “Tiny” Lister as Deebo in Friday while eating the Deebo Sandwich.


SNUB – Ariana Madix 1985 and Stassi Schroeder 1988

June 23



Alan Turing 1912

“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”

*What do you foresee in the short distance ahead?

What needs to be done?


Wilma Rudolph 1940

“My doctors told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.”

*Take a walk with your mother and let her know how much you appreciate her support.


Selma Blair 1972

“There’s no tragedy for me,” “I’m happy, and if I can help anyone be more comfortable in their skin, it’s more than I’ve ever done before.”

*Having MS is not keeping Selma Blair down and she’s helping others along the way. Do the same throughout today.

How can you help someone be more comfortable in their skin?


Jason Mraz 1977

Mraz wants to garden more, surf more, have a kid, put some of the money he’s saved from selling 4.5 million albums nationwide toward a good cause. So, he’s started a campaign: “#RetiredAt40.”

*What do you want to do more of, instead of working?

What is your campaign to retire early?

Mine is #retiredat55. Listen to Jason Mraz for motivation.


Frances McDormand 1957 – watch Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

*Watch McDormand win an Oscar in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.


Randy Jackson 1956 – gumbo

*Here’s the recipe – dawg.


SNUB – Michelle Jenneke 1993

June 22



Dustin Johnson 1984

“Personally, my greatest triumphs in golf have occurred once I began truly succeeding in life,”

*As you improve your life through 365DOLF, what triumphs has this led to?


Pete Maravich 1947

*Get to a basketball court and work on Pistol Pete’s ball handling drills.



Kurt Warner 1971 – watch American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story

“I learned the hard way that I should’ve been more sparing with my religious rhetoric, and that I should’ve simply let my actions do most of the talking.

How can you let your actions do the talking when it comes to your faith today?

BONUS: Dan Brown 1964

“I remember saying to a minister, “I don’t get it. I read a book that said there was an explosion known as the Big Bang, but here it says God created heaven and Earth and the animals in seven days. Which is right?” Unfortunately, the response I got was, “Nice boys don’t ask that question.” A light went off, and I said, “The Bible doesn’t make sense. Science makes much more sense to me.” And I just gravitated away from religion.”

*Science or religion is a choice you may have to make. Unless you want to be a good boy and not ask hard questions.


Cyndi Lauper 1953

*Listen to her hit song ‘Money Changes Everything’ and reflect on how money has changed you


Meryl Streep 1949 – watch Sophie’s Choice

*Watch Meryl Streep win 1 of her 3 Oscars in Sophie’s Choice.

CROSSOVER: FOOD – Julia’s Tomato Bruschetta

*Watch Streep almost win an Oscar as Julia Child in Julie and Julia, while enjoying her tomato bruschetta.


Donald Faison 1974 – pork chops and vegetables

“For dinner we’ll cook something – I think tonight we have pork chops and vegetables. And then I put a fat in there also, like half of an avocado, just to get my fat in.”

*Cook with your significant other – pork chops and vegetables. Don’t forget to get your fat in. Watch Faison in the movie Clueless or the TV show Scrubs.


BONUS: John Dillinger 1903 (d. 6/22/1934) – John Dillinger’s Last Meal was Fried Chicken & Gravy. Dillinger enjoyed this last meal prepared for him by a brothel owner called Ana Cumpănaș, hours before being assassinated by G-Men


SNUB – Dinah Jane 1997

June 21



Chris Pratt 1979

“Don’t be a turd. If you are strong, be a protector. If you are smart, be a humble influencer. Strength and intelligence can be weapons, so do not wield them against the weak. That makes you a bully. Be bigger than that.”

How can you use your strength and intelligence as a weapon for good today?

BONUS: Prince William 1982

“My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring.”

*A more proper way of saying – “don’t be a turd.”


Jane Russell 1921

Russell hated diets and never counted calories, only opting to cut alcoholic drinks if she ever needed to give up anything. To slim down, she practiced enjoyable routines such as hula hooping, archery, swimming, tennis, skiing, golf, and dancing.

*No booze today and pick one of the following enjoyable routines – hula hooping, archery, swimming, tennis, skiing, golf, or dancing.


Edward Snowden 1983 – watch Snowden

He acted peacefully, openly, with total dedication to principle. He took responsibility for speaking the truth. He did it with a clean conscience. He has been willing to face the consequences for his actions.

How did you act peacefully, openly, and with total dedication to principle today?

How did you speak the truth today?


Pierre Omidyar 1967

“Inspiration is much more effective than delegation.”

How did you inspire others with your work ethic today?

 What could you sell on eBay?


Juliette Lewis 1973 – watch Cape Fear

*Watch Juliette Lewis almost win an Oscar in Cape Fear.


Richard Jefferson 1980

“I grew up in Phoenix and Southern California so Mexican is my favorite food. Gosh there are so many [great dishes].” “It could be carne asada burritos. It could be steak enchiladas. Fried beans. I love rolled tacos. I love guacamole. I have a problem; I really have a problem when it comes to Mexican food.”

*You guessed it – eat some Mexican food in honor of the former NBA champion.



SNUB – Lana Del Rey 1985

June 20



Brian Wilson 1942

“When I wake up in the morning, instead of going, ‘Oh, no, not another day,’ I’m going, ‘Oh, God, thank you for another day!’”

*When you wake up, steal this quote from Brian Wilson – “Oh, God, thank you for another day!”

BONUS: Audie Murphy 1925 – “Lead from the front.”


Quinton “Rampage” Jackson 1978

Most days would start with either a 7-mile run, or a few miles of sprints []

After his morning run, Jackson would hit the mat for two different sessions of fight training

Muay Thai or boxing [] and Jiu Jitsu or wrestling []           Then came hell. Hell started at 6 p.m.

Five minutes of work, a minute of rest, five times total [] [] [] [] []

“This was when I wished I wasn’t a fighter,” “Five different exercises one minute each? With no rest? Lord, those workouts can make a grown man cry.”

Then he’d hit the iron for a traditional weightlifting session []

*Train like ‘Rampage’ all day. Check off as you go.


Lionel Richie 1949

“Soul is a feeling. Not a color.”

*Listen to Lionel Richie and feel it in your SOUL.


John Goodman 1952 – watch The Gambler (2014)

“Somebody wants you to do something, fuck you. Boss pisses you off, fuck you! Own your house. Have a couple bucks in the bank,”

“A wise man’s life is based around fuck you. The United States of America is based on fuck you.”

*Have enough money in the bank to be able to say “fuck you” whenever it’s necessary. AKA “Fuck you money.” Watch John Goodman in The Gambler (2014) for motivation.


Nicole Kidman 1967 – watch The Hours

*Watch Kidman win an Oscar in The Hours.


Alex Guarnaschelli 1972 – Scallops in their shells and chocolate caramel cake

What was your most memorable meal? What, where, who? Details, please.

AG: “My mother cooked me a birthday dinner at home when I was 11 or 12. Scallops in their shells and my favorite chocolate caramel cake. All the recipes are in my new cookbook. Best meal I can ever remember eating.”

*Celebrate Alex Guarnaschelli’s birthday with her most memorable meal. Listen to the Beach Boys and Lionel Richie while making it and then enjoy it while watching a movie marathon of SuperbadThe Gambler, and The Hours.


SNUB – Christopher Mintz-Plasse 1989 aka McLovin

June 19



Blaise Pascal 1623

Pascal argues that our failure to understand the principles of reality is due to both our impatience and a certain lack of moral imagination.

*Be patient and have moral imagination today.


Dirk Nowitzki 1978

All Nowitzki needs is a plain, old bicycle.

*Go for a nice leisurely bike ride today. Then play some basketball and dominate like Dirk. 


Lou Gehrig 1903

Gehrig’s speech offers appreciation for the past joys and blessings, in whatever form they came.

*Appreciate your past joys and blessings today. Think of donating to alsa.org 



Macklemore 1983

“Make the money. Don’t let the money make you. Change the game. Don’t let the game change you.”

*Listen to Macklemore’s “Make the Money” and understand that your freedom is more important than money. Then go shopping at your local thrift shop.


Kathleen Turner 1954 – watch Peggy Sue Got Married

*Think about the changes you would make, if you went back to high school, as you watch Turner almost win an Oscar as Peggy Sue.


Zoe Saldana 1978

“I don’t believe in cheat days because I don’t believe in diets. I try not to deprive my body of anything, because the moment I have just salads and protein for a few days, I crave carbs. But when I eat everything in balance, I think less about food and more about everything else. It’s about eating to live, not living to eat.”

Breakfast: Saldana enjoys starting the day with mashed avocados and sliced tomatoes on toast []

Work Out []

Lunch: After a workout, she likes a combination of grilled honey ginger chicken, quinoa, and zucchini []

Dinner: She’s Obsessed with Her Mom’s Potato and Shrimp Salad []

Late night snack: “Popcorn caters to all of my senses before I go to bed” []

*Eat like Zoe all day.



SNUB – Paula Abdul 1962

June 18



Paul McCartney 1942

“I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.”

*Why would someone think that you are weird?


Antonio Gates 1980

This is what Antonio does to have that relentless explosive power – workout at 365dolf.com

*Do this Gates workout to be like a great college basketball player turned All-Pro NFL tight end.


Blake Shelton 1976

“I believe in God now more than I ever have in my life,”

“The biggest part of that is just how [Stefani] came into my life and now our relationship. It’s just too weird. If you take God out of it, it doesn’t make sense. If you put God into it, everything that’s happened with us makes sense.”

*Believe in God and things will make more sense.


Scooter Braun 1981

“My dad worked odd jobs and ended up building bungalows and managing the properties… And he used to go get Fortune every month and sit at the table, according to my grandmother, reading stories about entrepreneurs to them… He got to work hard and live out his dream. If his great-grandson can be in Fortune [for being an entrepreneur], well that’s pretty cool.”

*Go buy a Fortune magazine and read it cover to cover for entrepreneurial motivation.


Richard Madden 1986 – watch Bodyguard (2018)

*Watch Madden win a Golden Globe in Bodyguard.


Delia Smith 1941 – chicken and herb picnic pie

Take along some radishes, crisp spring onions, pickles, and chutney.

International Picnic Day is a chance to eat out in the open air with friends or family.

*Enjoy Smith’s chicken and herb picnic pies on International Picnic Day.


SNUB – Willa Holland 1991

June 17



Tory Burch 1966

“Buckle up and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work but embrace it.” 

*Life is not always easy. Trying to better your life through 365DOLF can sometimes make it even harder. Failures and setbacks are going to happen therefore it is important to see them as learning opportunities. Buckle up!

What has been the hardest part of LIVING FAMOUSLY?


Venus Williams 1980

“My daily routine, all my life, has been all about workouts. I wake up, go play tennis for a few hours, then I go to the gym, and I do a few muscle groups. I do cardio, ride the bike, run, and do plyometrics”

*Play tennis for two hours, then go to the gym and lift. Then bike, running, and plyometrics.

Tennis for 2 hours []    Lift []                Bike []              Running []        Plyometrics []


Amari Cooper 1994

“As far as my personal growth, my faith has been tested many times,”

“I’ve faced adversity a lot, but I remain faithful. So if you remain faithful, and you don’t quit, I believe that the Lord will bless you in all things. That’s how my faith system works.”

*How does your faith system work?


Kendrick Lamar 1987

“Don’t walk — or dream of walking — someone else’s financial path.”

*Walk your own financial path. Seek out help, but it’s your money and your path. Listen to Kendrick Lamar for motivation.


Barry Manilow 1943

*Listen to Barry Manilow while writing out your faith system and financial path.


Greg Kinnear 1963

*Watch Kinnear in Fast Food Nation while eating your favorite fast food.

BONUS: Ruth Graves Wakefield 1903 – Tollhouse chocolate chip cookies for dessert

When she removed the pan from the oven, Wakefield realized that she had accidentally invented “chocolate chip cookies.”

*Eat some Tollhouse chocolate chip cookies right out of the oven, or before they go in.

SNUB – Marie Avgeropoulos 1986

June 16



Geronimo 1829

“While living I want to live well.”

*Take it from a man who was shot at least 9 times – live well today.

What is your definition of ‘living well’?


Phil Mickelson 1970

“I wasn’t educated,” “I either wasn’t aware or didn’t want to know the things I was putting in my body, whether it was diet soda and how toxic that is, or whether it was the amount of sugar and how much inflammation it causes, or whether it was the quantity; all of those things, I just kind of shut my eyes to.”

*Learn about the food you’re eating, and how much of it you should be eating. Once you get educated and honest, it’s easier to change your habits and make better decisions.



Beth Moore 1957

“…if I die suddenly, my gravestone might appropriately offer this insight into my departure: “God got tired.” I require lots of work.”

*If you were to die suddenly, what would your gravestone offer insight into?

BONUS: Eddie Levert 1942

“Spend time with those kids. At the end of the day, if something happens to them, you’re going to hurt. But you won’t have regret.”

*Spend time with your kids today. No kids? Practice making them while listening to Levert.


Adam Smith 1723 – read The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations should be your first source when it comes to understanding economics.

*It might be boring, but it is a necessary read for anyone in business. One of several books you can read instead of going to business school.


Tupac Shakur 1971

You gotta make a change. It’s time for us as a people to start making some changes, lets change the way we eat, lets change the way we live, and lets change the way we treat each other. You see the old way wasn’t working so it’s on us, to do what we gotta do to survive.”

*Lots of options for Tupac. Listen to his music. Watch him act in movies. Watch movies about him. Be motivated to change the world.


John Cho 1972 – Harold’s White Castle order – 7,150 calories

At White Castle they each order 30 sliders, 5 fries, and 4 cherry cokes, except Kumar orders Diet Cokes

30 sliders = 4,200 calories         3 orders of fries = 990 calories              

4 Cherry Cokes = 1960 calories

*Depending on where you live, try your best to recreate John Cho (Harold’s) order. It will help if you are high and watching the movie – Harold and Kumar go to White Castle.

SNUB – Lauren Taylor 1998