21Dec
By: Neghar On: December 21, 2015 In: body image, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Lift, Mindset Comments: 13

It happened during a Strongman training session, in which there were very heavy sandbags involved. The task was, pick up a sandbag from the ground and carry it 100 feet, working up to your heaviest possible bag. I love this kind of stuff, and I loved the newness and the challenge of the task. And it...

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09Dec
By: Neghar On: December 09, 2015 In: Be Happy, body image, Featured Posts Comments: 8

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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02Dec
By: Neghar On: December 02, 2015 In: Featured Posts Comments: 2

“I have to work off all the food I ate yesterday at Thanksgiving dinner!” (Please, no.) Indulging around the holidays is quite common, and while I do encourage intelligent and mindful indulgences, we don’t always stay aligned with those intentions, do we? Sometimes, we overindulge. Sometimes we feel (gasp!) guilty over what we’ve...

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07Nov
By: Neghar On: November 07, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Mindset, Nutrition Comments: 1

This might sound absolutely crazy, but…it’s totally possible to eat pizza and still like yourself afterwards. And still love your body. And still feel like a human free of shame and worthy of love and belonging. Pizza just so happens to be of my favorite things in the whole...

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25Sep
By: Neghar On: September 25, 2015 In: body image, Featured Posts, Fitness, Mindset Comments: 15

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...

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08Sep
By: Neghar On: September 08, 2015 In: Family, Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 12

  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...

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10Aug
By: Neghar On: August 10, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 10

I joined a CrossFit gym last week. Yes, I do love training in my garage and I actually enjoy training alone most of the time, but the truth is…I’m sort of lonely. Over the past two years (since moving to Santa Monica) I’m noticing that I have a huge...

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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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03Aug
By: Neghar On: August 03, 2015 In: fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Yoga Comments: 3

Come get bendy with me! Think you don’t have time for yoga? Think again! This #meatheadyoga yoga flow is only 12 minutes long–which means in just a few minutes you can work on getting bendy and connecting to your breath. Whether you’re brand new to yoga or an experienced yogi,...

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24Mar
By: Neghar On: March 24, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Mindset Comments: 26

This morning, as I was about to hop into the shower, I just so happened to glance in the mirror. I’m not sure why or what drew my attention, but my eyes were drawn to my breasts, and I suddenly noticed something I hadn’t seen before–stretch marks. Stretch marks...

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