‘Mindful Eating’

Silence. The Quiet Healer.

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

I just returned from a week-long teacher training class to prepare for Green Mountain’s upcoming new Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR). Jon Kabat-Zinn created the MBSR program in 1979 to respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness. During the week of training we were asked to be in silence in between classes. Total silence. No talking, writing, reading, […] Read more »

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Weekend Program: Mindfulness for Women Who Struggle With Weight

By Taylor Downs

“Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing.” –  Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness has been at the core of our program here at Green Mountain at Fox Run since our inception over 40 years […] Read more »

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5 Superfoods You Should Eat Every Day

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s a cousin to the 5 Foods You Should Never Eat ad that pops up regularly on your computer screen. You know the one I’m talking about, the list of “superfoods” that, if you eat them daily, promise to deliver all kinds of good things, from weight loss to better memory to even (are you ready for it?), 6-pack abs. […] Read more »

5 Superfoods You Should Eat Every Day

A Simple Technique For Deciding When, What, and IF to Eat

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

One of the questions we hear a lot at Green Mountain at Fox Run is, “How do I know if I’m really hungry?” Here’s how we encourage our participants to explore that question. When you want to eat something, ask yourself: what is driving that desire? Is it: That you walk past that bag of chips on the table and […] Read more »

A Simple Technique for Deciding When, What, and If To Eat

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