Health Makeover with Marilu Henner (cont.)
Event_Moderator Do you know how to get there?
M_Henner I think you have to do--whenever I would go through periods of wondering how I would face this. I'm a list maker. Make a list of assets and liabilities and see how they can help each other. Get up and you do something small to make yourself feel better, whether it's call a person who can put you in a good mood for the day or cleaning your sock drawer, writing a letter, organizing something, etc. Do that small accomplishment and hopefully that will lead to the next thing and you'll start kicking off things that make you feel like you've got control of your life. People feel so overwhelmed in their lives. I think that if you take these small steps, one step will lead to the next. I think so many people are so worried about other people. People say I want to take care of my husband or kids. I always say you know how when you're on an airplane and they tell you if oxygen masks come down, you should put yours on first. Do something for yourself first. If you need to close the door and exercise or meditate, that is going to refresh you enough that you can go on and do something nice for yourself. One of the best ways for me to get something done is to do something that I've been putting off. If you have huge task at hand and you do something small, you'll eventually get to that big task. People want to feel little successes along the way and those small things will make you feel successful.
Event_Moderator Thank you for all of your advice.
M_Henner You're welcome.
Event_Moderator What projects would you like to accomplish in your future?
M_Henner Right now I'm writing more books. I would love to do another sitcom. I love doing movies and Broadway as well. More of the same and more sharing information with people especially.
Event_Moderator YOU ARE AWESOME!!! I feel so motivated. Thank you for today.
M_Henner Thank you. It's really great to chat with everybody on a Friday morning.
Event_Moderator I get home from work I'm so tired. How can I motivate myself to get to the gym?
M_Henner Stop thinking of the gym as something outside of your house. You have to find ways around your house to get started. Until you get into gear where you can't wait to get to the gym, do something small at home to get yourself kick-started.
Event_Moderator Is there a chance of you ever doing a Taxi follow-up movie, etc?
M_Henner Oh I hope so. Maybe Man on the Moon just got everyone excited about seeing us all together.
Event_Moderator We enjoyed chatting with you and wish you continued success in all aspects of your life.
M_Henner Thank you so much. I feel the same way and best of health to everyone.
Event_Moderator Thank you for joining us and thanks for the book, The Gusto.
M_Henner Thank you.
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