‘Stress Management’

Ten Ways to Stay Motivated to Exercise as the Season Changes

By Lori Wright on 11/11/2014

With the leaves fallen, cooler air and shorter autumn days, getting motivated to move may be a little more challenging.  With that in mind, I decided to take a survey from some of my friends to find out what motivates them to exercise this time of year: Exercise Motivation: Keep Your Momentum Going Keep It Fun Finding an activity that you look forward to […] Read more »

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Is Your Relationship Stressing You Out?

By Erin Risius on 10/28/2014

Let’s face it; relationships can be a source of immense joy followed by bang-your-head-against-the-wall frustration. Especially in long term relationships when what started out as adorable quirks may have slowly turned into idiosyncrasies, and then aggravations, and finally potential deal-breakers that have you reading self-help books or landed you into therapy. Relationship Challenges: Focus On Yourself First Relationships often require us to […] Read more »

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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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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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Taking Your Yoga Off the Mat

By Lori Wright on 07/01/2014

We’ve got another new voice this week on A Weight Lifted. Lori Wright, who was part of our Fitness staff a few years ago, recently rejoined us to lead our Fitness team.  We’re thrilled to have her back as well as excited that she developed a passion for teaching yoga and now is a certified yoga specialist. A yoga practice can […] Read more »

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