‘Mindful Eating’

Change Your Brain with Mindfulness

By Darla Breckenridge on 06/10/2013

Have you ever felt so stressed out or frozen from fear that you that you couldn’t think or move or make any decision? This kind of flight or fight stress helps us when our very survival feels threatened. This can be because of too heavy a work load too much of the time, from being afraid day in and day […] Read more »


Homemade Peanut Butter

By Robyn Priebe on 05/29/2013

With all the modern conveniences available today, it may seem ironic that there is a resurgence of creating homemade products lately. More and more people are looking for ways to DIY; I am one of them. I get a kick out of growing my own food, sewing my own clothes, grinding my own flour, and making my own cleaning products. […] Read more »

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When the Urge Hits: Questions to Ask

By Lisa Christie on 05/06/2013

I have this particular blog post by Darla printed out and hanging on my wall. Since being at Green Mountain, I am so much better at connecting my overeating with negative feelings like frustration, jealousy or inadequacy. But I forget that sometimes the urge to eat may not be so complex. Maybe it isn’t always driven by an unpleasant feeling […] Read more »


Exploring Food Addiction

By Marsha Hudnall on 03/25/2013

Does food addiction really exist? This question was a big subject of controversy at the 2013 conferences of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) and the International Association of Eating  Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). Two Sides of the Same Coin Of those who have strong opinions about the subject, there are probably two sides whose opinions vary the greatest — researchers […] Read more »

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Q&A Part II: Making Peace with Food and Eating

By Guest Blogger on 03/18/2013

Last week, we reposted an article about women who make peace with eating and food by Lisa Claudia Briggs. In Lisa’s practice, she sees two eating styles that women take on when they get to a better place with food and their bodies: those who treasure simplicity and practicality, and those who evolve into so-called foodies. Today we conclude our […] Read more »

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