‘Positive Self Talk’

3 Tips to Rise Above Weight Stigma

By Erin Risius, MA

We live in a society that demonizes weight gain and celebrates weight loss at any cost.  No need to look any further than the overt and subliminal messages within social media, television, ads, and magazines, which perpetuate and capitalize on this obsession with weight. This mania has created a culture that socially accepts and even encourages weight stigma, which is […] Read more »

weight stigma awareness week

What Happened When I Gave Up Alcohol for 30 Days

By Lori Wright, CPT

The summer began with weekends including margaritas made with high-end tequila and fresh squeezed lime juice, homemade mai tai’s, or the latest gin + ginger beer concoction. I also looked forward to weekdays with a chilled glass of chardonnay while making dinner – which usually turned into that second glass of wine to take “the edge off” while trying to […] Read more »

What Happened When I Gave Up Alcohol For 30 Days

3 Habits To Give Up In Order To Be Happier in Life

By Erin Risius, MA

If someone had the secret to long-lasting happiness you’d want in on it, right? We all want to feel happy and secure instead of feeling like our lives, or how we show up in life, isn’t ‘enough’. Happiness; however, is a state of mind. It can fluctuate based on our experiences but also create the foundational lens and impact how […] Read more »

3 Habits To Give Up In Order To Be Happier In Life

The Binge Eating Diaries: Move From Body Hatred to Body Neutrality

By Jacki Monaco

“Excuse me… but that’s impossible.” That was my reaction when the experts at Green Mountain first tried to introduce me to the concept of Body Neutrality℠ – the uncomfortable, unfamiliar grey space between loving your body and hating it. The Neutral Space Between Body Hate and Body Love Four years ago I was a strict, pattern-following, number-obsessed, stay-inside-the-lines, all-or-nothing thinker. […] Read more »

Move From Body Hatred To Body Neutrality