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What if we obsessed over the things we love about our bodies, instead of the things we so desperately want to change? What would happen? Would it be so terrible and unrealistic to shift our focus away from our perceived flaws, and onto the fact that we are all completely...Read more
I’m nursing a photoshoot hangover this morning. Typically I would spend weeks getting ready for a shoot, and the prep is never fun (think SUPER restricted diet and 2x/day workouts). The day of the shoot itself is a hectic, exhausting flurry. Hair, makeup, more hair, more makeup, outfits strewn about. Sometimes you’re...Read more
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...Read more
Last night, while sitting with a book at my son’s BJJ class, I came across one of my favorite quotes from Patrick Rothfuss’ The Slow Regard of Silent Things. If you haven’t read any of Rothfuss’ work (start with The Name of the Wind) you absolutely MUST. His storytelling is...Read more
I’m sitting at my dining room table in my Santa Monica home, sipping hot coffee, reflecting on the incredible trip I’ve recently returned from. Traveling abroad brings with it a myriad of lessons and realizations, and I truly believe that travel is an exceptional opportunity to learn about...Read more
Most mornings, before the day unfolds, I repeat this mantra: Expect nothing, appreciate everything. Profoundly simple, and deeply layered–this sentiment is something that keeps me from being unnecessarily disappointed, taking things too personally, and attaching myself to outcomes. It allows me to be present by grounding me in reality and...Read more