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Sweet Dreams: Making Sleep Work for You

By Darla Breckenridge on 07/22/2013

Sleep disruption plagues many women who attend Green Mountain – whether from age, stress, menopause (hot flashes) or side effects from a medication. Just as stress is created when we don’t get food predictably (dieting), and then we binge as a result of the fear of real or perceived restriction – so can chaotic and unpredictable sleep create anxiety and […] Read more »

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To Love Your Body, Try This with a Mirror

By Darla Breckenridge on 07/15/2013

“Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall: How I Learned to Love My Body by Not Looking at It for a Year“ tells the story of UCLA doctoral student Kjerstin Gruy’s quest for personal growth and self-acceptance. As she started shopping for wedding dresses during her engagement, she found herself struggling to maintain a positive body image and falling prey to expectations […] Read more »

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Time Management is Stress Management

By Darla Breckenridge on 07/08/2013

Time. Time is the only thing everyone has in equal amounts. Everyone has 24 hours a day to exercise choices about what to do with those hours and minutes. Time management is really stress management. And, often there’s too much for any one person to do in a day. Right? So what’s a girl to do? Change your language to […] Read more »

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Get to Know Your Whole Self

By Darla Breckenridge on 06/24/2013

Befriending and understanding your MIND, HEART, SPIRIT /CREATIVE and BEHAVIOR is a holistic approach to make change happen, which we ascribe to at our healthy weight retreat. By gathering information about  your whole self you can be less judgmental about your body, more in charge of your food and begin to start living fully by rediscovering pleasure in your life. Let’s explore […] Read more »

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