‘Self Care’

What Everybody Ought to Know About Staying Fit On Vacation

By Lori Wright on 08/26/2014

Be Active To Help Stay Fit On Vacation During a recent long-weekend trip to Maine, I began to question “How can I remain fit and healthy while on vacation?” The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the fitness guru who provides the fitness industry’s recommended levels of duration and intensity for exercise, tells us that we want to be: Cardiovascular Exercise Rhythmic […] 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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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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