‘Healthy Eating’

26 Things To Do With Your Hands to Avoid Mindless Night Eating

By Jacki Monaco

It’s been a LONG day. As soon as I open this door, I want to plop on that couch, flip on the TV and zone out. (Ok let’s be realistic… as soon as I get home, work out, make dinner, wash the dishes, make tomorrow’s lunch, re-pack my life, take a shower, finish doing my side jobs… THEN I want […] Read more »

26 Things to Do With Your Hands to Avoid Mindless Night Eating

Eating What You Love Can Help Ward Off Holiday Weight Gain

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Go Ahead, Indulge! Now is the time to celebrate: Good times, good company, and yes, good food. But if you’re worried that enjoying yourself will pack on extra pounds, relax. The holiday season can actually be good for your waistline. If you’re like many weight worriers, trying to restrict holiday treats is a losing battle fraught with guilt. Give yourself […] Read more »

Eating What You Love Can Help Ward Off Holiday Weight Gain

What Am I Going to Do with All Those Leftovers?

By Dana Notte, MS, RD, CD

Tis the season for holiday celebrations, reconnecting with old friends and family, and of course, eating! With the abundance of food that will grace our tables over the next month also comes an abundance of leftovers, and for many, panic over what to do with all of the food that remains in our refrigerator once our friends and family leave. […] Read more »


Willpower and the Power of Halloween Candy

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s that time of year again where visions of ghosts and goblins delight children and adults alike. That is, unless those ghosts and goblins come in the form of Halloween candy. Then it becomes a time when weight worriers everywhere call on the good graces of the god of willpower. Willpower sits at the core of the diet mentality. “If […] Read more »


Silence. The Quiet Healer.

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

I just returned from a week-long teacher training class to prepare for Green Mountain’s upcoming new Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR). Jon Kabat-Zinn created the MBSR program in 1979 to respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness. During the week of training we were asked to be in silence in between classes. Total silence. No talking, writing, reading, […] Read more »

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