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Self-Bullying Isn’t Just About Us

By Jacki Monaco on 05/09/2013

Self-Bullying, on the surface, is about a person hurting just themselves. Or is it? What I sometimes fail to recognize when I’m in a self-bullying battle is that I’m not the only person that I hurt. When I talk down to myself, neglect my desires and needs, and push my self-esteem down with all of my might, the people closest to […] Read more »

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An Introduction to Self-Bullying

By Jacki Monaco on 04/11/2013

For the longest time I thought that most people treated themselves the way that I used to, and unfortunately sometimes still do treat myself. I was confused between “being hard on myself” in order to better the concept of “me” and bullying myself. When I think of the word “bully” I think of a playground, middle school, wedgies, practical jokes, […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Are You Feeding The Body or Mind?

By Jacki Monaco on 03/07/2013

A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her every other Thursday as she blogs about the victories and challenges of repairing her relationships with food, her body and herself. For the last few weeks I’ve been toying with an idea that has seemed out of reach for me the last twenty-four […] Read more »

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Do Something Different, Be Your Own Valentine

By Jacki Monaco on 02/14/2013

Valentine’s Day is quite popularly known as a day of binging, not necessarily on food, but on feelings (although a fair amount of chocolate is famously involved). For single ladies, which I have been many years in a row, sometimes the feelings can lead to the hunt for a food outlet, and for those of us involved with a partner, […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: The “F” in Food

By Jacki Monaco on 01/24/2013

  A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her every other Thursday as she blogs about the victories and challenges of recovery. I’m a lousy cook.Scratch that – I’m inexperienced. I’ve dabbled here and there with safe foods like chicken, vegetables, brown rice – foods I knew wouldn’t overexcite my gullible […] Read more »

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