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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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Girl Scout Cookies Are Good for Your Insides

By Lisa Christie

Today’s post is courtesy of Cindy Bishop, Managing Director at Green Mountain at Fox Run. More than likely, sometime in your life you’ve answered the doorbell to find a freckle-faced Girl Scout selling cookies. Equipped with a large box filled with Shout Outs, Peanut Butter Patties and Do-Si-Dos, she cheerfully asks if you would like to support the Girl Scouts. […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: The “F” in Food

By Jacki Monaco

  A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her every other Thursday as she blogs about the victories and challenges of recovery. I’m a lousy cook.Scratch that – I’m inexperienced. I’ve dabbled here and there with safe foods like chicken, vegetables, brown rice – foods I knew wouldn’t overexcite my gullible […] Read more »

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Excuse Me, Where’s Your Affirmation Room?

By Lisa Christie

“Excuse me, I need to use my affirmation room,” I said to a friend on the phone the other night. She laughed and asked me what the heck an affirmation room is. “The bathroom,” I clarified…”It’s a Green Mountain thing.” Darla, Green Mountain’s behavioral psychologist, encourages us to use the bathroom as our “affirmation room,” a predictable place we’ll visit […] Read more »

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Move Like a Kid for Weight Management

By Lisa Christie

Skipping, running, jumping, twirling, dancing… sounds like the typical 6-year-old, doesn’t it? How many of us had weight management problems when we were 6? I’m not trying overgeneralize, but I’m going to do just that: Most of us didn’t have a hard time managing our weight when we were kids. True, true – there are a lot of factors that […] Read more »

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