05Sep
By: Neghar On: September 05, 2015 In: body image, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 2

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...

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21Jul
By: Neghar On: July 21, 2015 In: body image, Mindset Comments: 2

Over the weekend, my husband John and I went to a West LA movie theater to see Amy Shumer’s new comedy, Trainwreck. John loves the movies, and he loves Amy Shumer; he’s got a thing for funny women. But we didn’t go to just any old movie theater–we went to...

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27May
By: Neghar On: May 27, 2015 In: body image, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 0

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...

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06May
By: Neghar On: May 06, 2014 In: body image, Fitness, Lift, Mindset, Training Comments: 126

I have a confession to make that might get me into some trouble. Alas, in the name of female empowerment, and in the interest of transparency, here goes… I’m not particularly fond of my legs. For as long as I can remember, these gams have had a gargantuan nickname....

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