‘Stress Management’

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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Beyond Food: What Are You Really Hungry For?

By Erin Risius on 06/24/2014

Have you ever been half way through your meal and realized that you are full, but continued to clean your plate anyway? And then maybe proceeded to go back for seconds or right to the dessert because, well, it’s there. Then that “stuffed” feeling kicks in followed by the regret and self-flagellating thoughts around eating too much – once again. […] Read more »

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Weighing In on Weighing In: Tales of Recovery from the Scale

By Marsha Hudnall on 06/18/2014

I’m in recovery from scale abuse. You know what I’m talking about — constantly weighing myself, trying to figure out my eating and my life based on how much I weigh. Read This Related Article: Why the Scale Sucks: A Cautionary TaleI’ve been in recovery for decades. I like to even think that I’m recovered. (There’s a big debate in […] Read more »

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