Ashby says: NOURISH your LIFE

This is Ashby. Ashby has done the NOURISH program twice, and is gearing up to do it again. She can often be found (between modeling, teaching yoga and playing DJ to the frenetic masses) waxing poetic about how the simple act of learning to feed herself changed her life. She’ll also insist that she’s not being paid as a spokesperson (she’s not), but this shining … Continue reading Ashby says: NOURISH your LIFE

REFLECTIONS: Our First Community Cleanse

For the first time since the birth of Habibi Body Sport, we decided to host a Community Cleanse with the NOURISH 1 program. We designed a structured gathering (both on and offline) of like-minded humans to start and end the program at the same time. The idea was to help participants with sustainable success, by having them uplift and encourage each other. So we plotted, … Continue reading REFLECTIONS: Our First Community Cleanse

Post BBQ Blues…

So you’ve eaten and drank all the things, and are currently questioning your life choices. What’s particularly rough about this year’s Independence Day holiday is that it fell on a Thursday. So maybe you’ve got leftovers today and you’re thinking ‘Well these can’t go to waste, so I might as well eat them up.’ And then the weekend rolls around, and doesn’t everyone cheat on … Continue reading Post BBQ Blues…

Within & Out

In an era of hashtags and highlight reels masquerading as real life, it’s normal to feel as if you’re the last person in the room to pull it all together. It’s normal to see people your age (or younger) in places doing/achieving things that you’d never conceptualized, let alone made plans to execute. It’s also normal – in the interest of fomo (fear of missing … Continue reading Within & Out

A Big Journey To A New Lifestyle: No More Self Hate

The day before Thanksgiving, for the first time in almost 20 years, I weighed under 350 lbs. This is usually where I would crack a joke about how big I am but I won’t. Over what I have deemed “the worst summer ever” (more about that some other time, maybe) I watched a Netflix stand up comedy special, “Hannah Gadsby: Nanette”.  I was struck by something that … Continue reading A Big Journey To A New Lifestyle: No More Self Hate