09Dec
By: Neghar On: December 09, 2015 In: Be Happy, body image, Featured Posts Comments: 7

I myself am still a work in progress, as i think we all are (especially women). my problem is that I am still comparing my current body to a body I once had. the different is that body, although thin, was unhealthy. Now I try and look at my...

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07Aug
By: Neghar On: August 07, 2015 In: Be Happy, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 13

No matter how relentlessly positive or happy I may seem (and I really am), I still have funks and not-so-great days; days when it seems like just about everything is going wrong. I do my best to make them better and utilize perspective, but to be honest, some days...

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04Aug
By: Neghar On: August 04, 2015 In: Be Happy, Family, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Lift, Mindset Comments: 27

Whether it’s cloudy or sunny, warm in January or cool in June–the beach is where you’ll find me. I go to walk my dogs and I go to meditate and clear my head. Sunrise, sunset, and everything in between–the beach is my favorite place to be. Of course, warm,...

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08May
By: Neghar On: May 08, 2015 In: Be Happy, Lift, Mindset Comments: 4

Last night, my son and I were sitting on the sofa reading a story. I was in my PJs–T-shirt older than Isaac and flannel shorts, because that’s how I roll. And, since I had my legs crossed, the full glory of my massive, muscular legs was highlighted. Isaac looks...

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10Mar
By: Neghar On: March 10, 2015 In: Be Happy, cardio, fat loss, Fitness, Lift, Metabolic, Mindset Comments: 2

I’ll never forget a parenting moment I witnessed last year after finishing a morning of paddleboarding in the Marina. As I was walking up to wash off my board, a woman walks up with her young daughter. She looked a bit younger than Isaac’s (8-ish) and was visibly full of enthusiasm...

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14Feb
By: Neghar On: February 14, 2015 In: Be Happy, Mindset Comments: 7

“Dang girl…you’ve got some BIG ASS LEGS.” That’s what a complete stranger said to me not too long ago as I was walking on the beach in my neighborhood. To paint you a bit of a clearer picture, I was walking on the Venice beach walk at roughly 0700, coffee...

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14Jan
By: Neghar On: January 14, 2015 In: Be Happy, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Yoga Comments: 10

Meathead yoga is all about being adaptable, intuitive, and honoring your body. It means embracing new challenges but also understanding that sometimes something is better than nothing. It’s for women who love to lift, love to sweat, want to be in touch with their bodies and hearts, and crave...

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17Dec
By: Neghar On: December 17, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, Featured Posts, Nutrition Comments: 6

I’m a recovering yo-yo dieter. It seems weird and crazy to say that now, given how far I’ve come with mindful eating, selective indulgences, and learning to let go of food guilt. But once upon a time, I was the epitome of a neurotic eater. I’ve obsessively counted calories,...

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24Nov
By: Neghar On: November 24, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Mindset, Nutrition Comments: 15

Health [noun] 1. The general condition of the body and mind with reference to sound and vigor. 2. Soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment. 3. Vigor, vitality. Take a close look at this definition; notice what you don’t see? You don’t see specific types of...

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27Oct
By: Neghar On: October 27, 2014 In: Be Happy, fall freedom, Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 12

The last month or so has been more than a little hectic around here. Actually, if I can be honest with you, the last year has pretty much been hustle and crash on repeat. Nothing I can’t handle, of course, but just challenging in a myriad of ways. Between my...

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