‘Healthy Living’

Find Stress Relief On-The-Go With A DIY “Coping Kit”

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Stress happens. That’s not a profound statement, just a simple reality. Sometimes it’s big stress, sometimes smaller. But we can count on it being there on some level, most days. As Jon Kabat-Zinn says: “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” In our Stress Management series here at Green Mountain at Fox Run, we talk to […] Read more »

Find Stress Relief On-The-Go With A DIY Coping Kit

When Your Support System Just Doesn’t “Get” Mindful Eating

By Beth Turchi

The enthusiasm has been slowly declining around here. Well, not enthusiasm so much as commitment. Exercising has become a must for my daily routine, an automatic inclusion in my day that, as a stand-alone, is an amazing improvement from my pre-Green Mountain routine, which I’ll admit, included almost no body movement at all. So that’s a good thing! And it […] Read more »

When Your Support System Just Doesn't Get Mindful Eating

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
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