‘Stress Management’

Fitness Video Series: Take Mindful Walks for Stress Relief

By LynnAnn Covell

This video is part of our fitness video series with LynnAnn Covell – Green Mountain at Fox Run’s Fitness Manager and L.I.F.E. Coach! LynnAnn has been a leader at Green Mountain for over 20 years. In these videos, she uses her extensive experience working with all fitness levels to share both tips as well as specific exercises and modifications to either jump-start an exercise program, […] Read more »


A Thought: When Did We Start Taking Exercising So Seriously?

By Lori Wright, CPT

As children, playing was the exercise of choice. I remember Mom would call me in for dinner but I was too busy to stop my game of Star Wars (I was Princess Leah, after all). Sledding, climbing trees, jumping rope. Spending hours exploring in the woods, searching for frogs and playing cowboys and Indians. My favorite Christmas gift was a […] Read more »

Taking exercise seriously

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 »

silence the quiet healer

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 »

Peaceful Place Meditation