Celebrate Our 40th Birthday with Us

By Lisa Christie

Green Mountain is having a birthday! We are turning 40 in 2013, and you know what they say – 40 is the new 30. We think we’ve never looked better. To celebrate the last 40 years and what’s ahead, we are doing a couple of great things. First, we are publishing our “top-40” lists that you may have seen on […] Read more »


Think Like A Cat for Weight Management?

By Cindy Bishop

I wish I knew who devised this non-dieter’s delight, but I think we can safely assume it was someone with a fine furry friend. The important thing is, it makes me smile. So, for all of you out there still struggling to find new ways to manage your weight, and tired of the same old same old, this may be […] Read more »

Still life with cat food

Guest Blog & Giveaway: Six Ways to Leave Self-Defeat Behind

By Alan Wayler

Lately, we’ve been talking about what you can do when body positivity feels impossible. Today we feature a guest post from author Rosie Molinary on six ways to leave self-defeat behind and move toward self-belief. Too many of us do it: berate and belittle ourselves until what’s left is simply defeat. Eradicating negative self-talk (from I’m fat to I’m not […] Read more »


Seven Tips for Learning to Meditate

By Lisa Christie

Today’s post on learning to meditate is by guest blogger Elesa Commerse, founder of Touching Earth, a Chicago-based mindfulness center. Elesa will be leading a workshop at Green Mountain from March 24-30, called Befriending the Body, Befriending the Mind.® Anything we do takes on enhanced vigor and purpose when we bring mindfulness to it. That’s because whatever we focus on […] Read more »


Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

By Darla Breckenridge

Most women are caregivers in some regard; we care for our families, our co-workers, our homes, our environment. The list is endless. When we care for others, whether it is professional or personal, we are engaging deeply in the service of life. As humans we rely on the attention and care we give and receive; it makes us whole. However, […] Read more »

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