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Fat Actors

By Gina V. on 02/27/2007

Yes, that is a title of an article in Wikepedia (for those of you that aren’t familiar with Wikipedia, it is a free content, multilingual encyclopedia written collaboratively by contributors around the world. The site is a Wiki – anybody can edit and add to an article. Offers quick understanding on controversial issues. Strong in current affairs.). I’m a little […] Read more »

Screaming (Louder) to be Heard

By Gina V. on 02/20/2007

There is a book that we carry here at Green Mountain called “Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect, and Doctors Still Ignore” by Elizabeth Vliet, MD.  The title pretty much says it all, and it’s for those women that have repeatedly heard “it’s all in your head” from their doctors. One of those syndromes that are often not […] Read more »

Dangerous Beauty

By Gina V. on 02/13/2007

In the wake of Madrid’s fashion week controversial ban on underweight models, and the recent publicized death from anorexia of a Latin American model, the fashion industry and the media went into a short lived frenzy of self reflection asking, what is too thin? The Chelsea Museum has created an exhibition, Dangerous Beauty, that investigates and challenges society’s ideal of […] Read more »

Listen to the Symphony

By Gina V. on 02/06/2007

Over the weekend I was in a Whole Foods Market (lucky you if you’ve got one near you) and I overheard one of the employees answering a question about the “hot” in peppers. I came into hearing range mid-sentence but the answer is just as good as an example…. “you know the Bose people? They do the same kind of […] Read more »

Making the Connection

By Gina V. on 01/30/2007

I started thinking more seriously about that term “making the connection.” Excluding travel agents, it’s not a phrase that I hear others use often – I think Oprah uses it in someway (never have seen her show or read her magazine, no kidding), and I use the phrase to describe part of the process of getting your life in balance…but […] Read more »

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