‘Emotional Health’

Are You Using Exercise As A Diet?

By Erin Risius, MA

Did you know that our movement patterns tend to mirror our eating patterns? Yep. So, if you gravitate toward weight loss food diets odds are that you are ‘exercise dieting’ as well. What is exercise dieting… and why it isn’t helpful Exercise dieting is no pain/no gain exercise so punitive in nature (think: boot camps) and unfortunately is widely accepted as THE […] Read more »

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Awakening: How ‘Waking-Up’ Helps Us Manage Emotional Eating

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

As we enter the month of April, we are truly stepping into spring. Here in Vermont it will still be some time before we actually see green grass, but as the snow melts and the ground begins to thaw, the earth begins to reawaken. As it starts to wake up from its winter sleep, the change that occurs is phenomenal. […] Read more »

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Fat-Shaming Doesn’t Help Weight Struggles

By Beth Turchi

Beth’s journey continues as she explores from a very personal angle why so many of us struggle with eating and weight in the first place. University College London: Fat-Shaming Study “A new study from University College London evaluated the question: Are people who experience discrimination or negative interactions based on their weight actually encouraged to lose the extra pounds? The answer, […] Read more »

Fat-Shaming Doesn’t Help Weight Struggles

Is Jogging Really Bad For You?

By Lori Wright, CPT

Study: Strenuous Joggers As Likely To Die As Sedentary Non-Joggers I have to admit I did an internal victory dance (like the ones football players do when they score a touchdown) after reading about the study posted by the Journal of American College of Cardiology, which reported that jogging is bad for you – well, strenuous jogging for long periods […] Read more »

Strenuous Joggers As Likely To Die As Sedentary Non-Joggers

Eating and Exercise During Family Vacations

By Beth Turchi

Beth was recently off on another vacation. And again learned something new about her eating. Which serves well to illustrate that becoming a mindful, intuitive, healthy eater is a journey. Or maybe a better description is an adventure — that fits right in to having fun with eating, especially on vacation. The good news is, that’s a key part of […] Read more »

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