‘Book Reviews’

“Fat: The Owner’s Manual” Book Review

By Jill Carlson on 10/11/2012

Ragen Chastain is a former national dance champion and choreographer. She is also fat. And she’s got a lot to say about fat acceptance and the Health at Every Size movement. I’ve read a few books about how to live your life as a fat person and was not impressed. Ragen’s book, “Fat: The Owner’s Manual,” was different. Ragen takes […] Read more »

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Book Review: The New Enlightened Eating

By Jill Carlson on 09/20/2012

I’ve come a long way in my journey toward healing my relationship with food. Now that I am much better in touch with what feels good in my body, I’m on an adventure to eat more whole foods, but it can be very overwhelming. Enter Caroline Marie Dupont’s book “The New Enlightened Eating.” Dupont, a nutritionist/healer from Canada, has a […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday Book Review: The Fat Chick Works Out!

By Lisa Christie on 08/31/2012

A book review by Green Mountain alum, Jill C. “The Fat Chick Works Out” Author Jeanette DePatie is a Health at Every Size (HAES) advocate and exercise instructor who wants you to rediscover movement and the powerful benefits it can bring to you at your current size. Those immediate benefits can include a lower risk of cancer, improved mood, better […] Read more »

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Summer Read & Giveaway: After the Before & After

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/01/2011

Continuing with our recommended summer reads series, I’m pleased to tell you about Karen C.L. Anderson’s book After (the before & after): A real-life story of weight loss, weight gain and weightlessness through total acceptance. Gotta love that title! But even more, it’s one of the best chronicles I’ve read of the ups and downs on the way to figuring […] Read more »

A Must-Read for Emotional Eaters

By Marsha Hudnall on 05/03/2010

Last week I decided to unplug.  Not permanently or even all the time — just evenings.  I’m sure you can relate to why I made that decision.  Staying connected via email, blogs, surfing the internet, whatever was leaving little time for me.  And it wasn’t feeling good. One of the first things I did upon unplugging was pick up a […] Read more »

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