That’s that shit I don’t like

When we walk the Earth awake and aware, rooted in our intuition, we find that the Universe has a keen way of giving us lessons in instant feedback. I was privy to one such lesson just a few weeks ago as I was rushing to a Crossfit class at Deuce Gym in Venice Beach. In

How to deal with Assholes

(With integrity and compassion) Labor Day Weekend in Cali was hot as a mofo. It appears that Summer is finally making an appearance, and no one in the beach cities has air conditioning…so, the ocean it is. We will brave the chilly Pacific waters because we are so damn hot we just can’t stand it.

Can I do that?

Most of you know that I recently joined a Crossfit box–Deuce Garage in Venice Beach, to be exact. I actually have my own garage gym at home, complete with all the toys I need and want. And of course, I write training programs for a living, with 15 years experience in training myself and others. The

Suffering & Surrender

“Our job is to consciously choose what we are aligning with and then LET GO.” -Heatherash Amara, Warrior Goddess Training Often when I speak to women about letting go and detaching from outcomes, there’s a lot of confusion, and I get that. It’s completely understandable for us to confuse “surrender” with “giving up.” If I’m not

Bro, do you even floss?

Earlier this Summer, I went to a new dentist. A Persian dentist. Not that his ethnicity really matters in this context, but I suppose some part of me has been craving more interaction with my culture. Maybe I just wanted someone to speak Farsi with? Or maybe I’ve just been brainwashed my entire life to believe

2 Strategies to Overcome Overindulgence

Listen, we’ve all been there. We’ve all overindulged, and lived to regret it. One too many glasses of wine, and you feel like absolute garbage the next day. A sliver of chocolate cake turned into 3 slices, and you’re really  feeling the guilt and remorse. Tacos at 2 am? Sure, why not. Sounds legit. Bloody