‘Book Reviews’

Book Review: Have You Tried Urge Surfing?

By Jill Carlson on 01/17/2013

A big part of developing a healthy relationship with food, is realizing it’s not actually about the food! It’s that other F-word: feelings. I really struggle with being with my feelings, as I’ve talked about in many other posts. I will do anything to avoid dealing with them, including using food to escape them. I know I’m not the only […] Read more »

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Book Review: Intuitive Eating 3rd Edition

By Jill Carlson on 11/29/2012

The book “Intuitive Eating” was a foundational tool for me as I began to develop a better understanding of how to become more attuned to my body’s natural signals of hunger, satisfaction & fullness when I gave up dieting. I consider “Intuitive Eating” to be my holy scriptures and have read it countless times. Still, when the new 3rd edition […] Read more »

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“Fat: The Owner’s Manual” Book Review

By Jill Carlson on 10/11/2012

Ragen Chastain is a former national dance champion and choreographer. She is also fat. And she’s got a lot to say about fat acceptance and the Health at Every Size movement. I’ve read a few books about how to live your life as a fat person and was not impressed. Ragen’s book, “Fat: The Owner’s Manual,” was different. Ragen takes […] Read more »

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Book Review: The New Enlightened Eating

By Jill Carlson on 09/20/2012

I’ve come a long way in my journey toward healing my relationship with food. Now that I am much better in touch with what feels good in my body, I’m on an adventure to eat more whole foods, but it can be very overwhelming. Enter Caroline Marie Dupont’s book “The New Enlightened Eating.” Dupont, a nutritionist/healer from Canada, has a […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday Book Review: The Fat Chick Works Out!

By Lisa Christie on 08/31/2012

A book review by Green Mountain alum, Jill C. “The Fat Chick Works Out” Author Jeanette DePatie is a Health at Every Size (HAES) advocate and exercise instructor who wants you to rediscover movement and the powerful benefits it can bring to you at your current size. Those immediate benefits can include a lower risk of cancer, improved mood, better […] Read more »

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