‘Stress Management’

Weight Stigma Affects Us All, No Matter What Our Size

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/23/2013

It’s Weight Stigma Awareness Week.  Do you know what you’re thinking about your body?  Chances are, it’s not good — statistics show up to 80% of women are dissatisfied with what they look like.  And in this society, that dissatisfaction is for the most part focused on how much we weigh. It’s no mystery why the focus is on weight.  […] Read more »

Gut Flora: Prebiotics and Probiotics

By Robyn Priebe on 09/11/2013

Guest Post by Janet Zimmerman, RD – Green Mountain at Fox Run Nutrition Intern Probiotics and prebiotics have recently become hot topics (for good reason I might add!).  Our guts and digestive systems have a lot of bacteria, gut flora, in them that can be harmful or helpful to our health depending on the types.  Unfortunately, there are many things that can […] Read more »

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40 Ideas for Incorporating Self-Care into Your Life

By Darla Breckenridge on 08/12/2013

Self-Care Strategies Impact Emotional Overeating We say it often at Green Mountain: When stress increases, self-care decreases. But adding self-care strategies into your life can make a serious impact on emotional overeating. 40 Self-Care Ideas In keeping up our top-40 series, we present 40 Ideas for Incorporating Self-Care into Your Life: Work with professionals, e.g., personal trainers, nutritionists or therapists […] Read more »

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Do You Have the Healing Touch?

By Darla Breckenridge on 08/05/2013

When stress goes up, self care goes down. One way to implement self-care and self soothe (instead of stress eat) in stressful times is through healing touch. Touch can help you to calm, reduce your heart rate and decrease anxiety. As our world gets consumed by iPhones, social media, texting and e-mailing, it’s not uncommon to go a whole day […] Read more »

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