‘Women’s Health’

My Eyes Are Up Here: How One Green Mountain Mama Got Her Mojo Back

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/14/2014

Today’s post is courtesy of another articulate Green Mountain alum (or Green Mountain Mama as she puts it). Cat Mitchell will start regularly writing for A Weight Lifted, to share her experience as a young woman set on taking back her life as she moves away from old notions of self to ones that support her in living fully. “Yeah, you work it, […] Read more »

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Making Yoga Work for You: Modifications for Every Body

By Lori Wright on 08/06/2014

“I’m Not Very Good At Yoga” The other day during lunch a beautiful woman with large blue eyes trepidaciously approached me.  “I’m not very good at yoga,” she said, wringing her hands. “Can I still take the class?” My response: “Of course. It’s not about the pose; it’s where your mind goes during class.”  Many people think that if they can’t […] Read more »

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Stress-Linked Weight Gain Not All About Calories, Study Suggests

By Laura Brooks on 07/29/2014

Stress Shown To Slow Metabolic Rate In Women It’s normal to eat when you’re stressed sometimes.  You’ve had a hard day at work so you go to a drive through restaurant for a cheeseburger and fries and try to unwind. Doing that time and time again, you notice your weight begin to creep up.  You think to yourself, “Geez, I really need to cut […] Read more »

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Creating Healthy Habits: 5 Strategies to Bridge the Gap between Insight and Action

By Erin Risius on 07/22/2014

Cultivating a healthier lifestyle is the only research proven approach for healthy weight loss and this forms the foundation of the Green Mountain program. Read This Related Article: Stopping Negative Self TalkMany of the women who come to Green Mountain understand that their years of dieting not only didn’t work, but was damaging to their body and their psyche. They […] Read more »

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Getting Past Food Obsession – Food as Fuel for Body & Mind

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/17/2014

I stumbled across the following blog post I wrote for Carla Birnberg’s site five years ago this week and was struck about how relevant it still is. Actually, I find that’s true of a lot of the blog posts we’ve written over the last nine years, since we started writing A Weight Lifted. That’s your invitation to scroll through the wealth of innovative […] Read more »

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