‘Women’s Health’

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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5-Minute Meditations: Peaceful Place

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

While a tad longer than 5 minutes (bonus!), this guided visualization will guide you through a place of serenity, while experiencing it through all of your senses. Before You Begin You may wish to practice this in the morning, on your lunch break, or after a long day to de-stress. Before starting, find a comfortable seated position or even feel […] Read more »

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My Experience Returning to Green Mountain at Fox Run

By Beth Turchi

I’m writing this on Friday of my first return week to Green Mountain. My initial visit was also just a week, the same week in fact, last year. I wish I could have come back for a longer refresher but my high-maintenance husband can’t survive without me for any longer than a week.  (Well, he can but won’t. That’s a […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: Now I Want To Be Strong

By Jacki Monaco

Do I want to be strong? You mean strong-willed? So that I don’t overeat? Um, yes. I have been striving for that my ENTIRE life. No? Hmmm… Oh! You mean strong like that Planet Fitness commercial: “I lift things up and put them down.” I mean… I personally don’t care about lifting objects… I just want a man to be […] Read more »

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