‘Healthy Living’

Step Right Up Folks! Step Into the Body Shame & Eating Disorder Machine!

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Recently, at a dinner party, friends of mine told me about their visit to a nearby children’s science museum. In one exhibit, they walked through a short hallway while an image of their body was taken, and at the same time, data on how many grapes’ worth of calories they burn per minute of walking based on their gait. They […] Read more »

Step Into the Body Shame & Eating Disorder Machine

5-Minute Meditations: Soften, Soothe, Allow

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

The 5-Minute Meditations series was created to help us fit in time for meditation, relaxation, and looking inward – even when we’re busy. You guessed it, meditations are usually 5 minutes or less, meaning only .04% of your day. The 5-Minute Meditations series is a great introduction to meditation for beginners, and a helpful resource for more experienced practitioners. This third installment of the series is a short […] Read more »

5-Minute Meditations Soften, Soothe, Allow

The Binge Eating Diaries: Move From Body Hatred to Body Neutrality

By Jacki Monaco

“Excuse me… but that’s impossible.” That was my reaction when the experts at Green Mountain first tried to introduce me to the concept of Body Neutrality℠ – the uncomfortable, unfamiliar grey space between loving your body and hating it. The Neutral Space Between Body Hate and Body Love Four years ago I was a strict, pattern-following, number-obsessed, stay-inside-the-lines, all-or-nothing thinker. […] Read more »

Move From Body Hatred To Body Neutrality

Try A 30 Day Yoga Challenge (Yes, Even Beginners!)

By Lori Wright, CPT

Driving home from a yoga class a few months ago I realized how peacefully happy I felt. The car tailgating me didn’t really bother me, and waiting in line to pay for my groceries felt more amusing than inconvenient. My legs and core felt strong, and my shoulders felt relaxed; I felt taller. I decided I wanted more of this […] Read more »

Try A 30 Day Yoga Challenge
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