‘Healthy Living’

Practicing Gratitude on Thanksgiving and Beyond!

By Taylor Downs

Happy (almost) Thanksgiving to our U.S. friends! November is classically a month focused on giving thanks for what we have in our lives, leading up to the big day and big feast of Thanksgiving. And here at Green Mountain, we’re continuing that tradition – the whole month we’ve focused on gratitude here on the blog and across social media. But […] Read more »


I’m Grateful for My Big Toe This Holiday Season

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Yeah, my big toe. I know, it sounds strange, but I really am grateful for it! My big toe has interestingly become the representative of a new neural pathway. This is just getting weirder, isn’t it? Let me explain. If you’ve read my recent blogs about MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), you’ll know that one of the core MBSR program […] Read more »

I'm Grateful for My Big Toe

The Binge Eating Diaries: Self-Care Prepping For a Solo Turkey Day

By Jacki Monaco

There’s a really good chance that I’m going to be sitting home on my butt all alone during peak Thanksgiving hours this year. Bummer, right? My partner works swing shift and the rest of my family members either live out of town or are heading out of town. Are you in the same boat as I am? Well, at least […] Read more »


Mindful Eating Meditation: Feeling Gratitude For Your Food

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Thanksgiving in the US used to be a time of joy for many people. Families reuniting to revel in good times with good food. That’s good in the sense of pleasing, which often included dishes reminiscent of times past that spurred good memories of enjoyable food eaten in an enjoyable way with enjoyable people. “Good Food”, “Bad Food”, & the […] Read more »


Worst Diets of Year – 2015 Slim Chance Awards

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s that time of the year! Place your nominations now for the most outlandish and misleading weight loss claims you’ve heard or tried in 2015. Nominate diet gimmicks, products and claims between now and Friday, November 20, 2015. Our panel of judges will select the “winners” from your nominations. Our judges this year include: Katja Rowell, MD, childhood feeding expert, author and […] Read more »