The Quarter-Life Crisis: Overcoming the Challenges Young Women Face

The twenties can often be a time of uncertainty and confusion with the pressure to ‘have it all figured out’...

The twenties can often be a time of unce...

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3 Strategies to Self-Soothe & Stop Eating When You’re Stressed

Often we go through our day-to-day lives tripping and stumbling through daily stressors, trials and tribulations. If we...

Often we go through our day-to-day lives...

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5-Minute Meditations: Opening Up & Letting Go

[quote]The 5-Minute Meditations series was created to help us fit in time for meditation, relaxation, and looking inward...

[quote]The 5-Minute Meditations series w...

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How Naming Your Emotions Helps to Better Cope With Stress

In order to make a change, we need to actually know what we’re feeling in each moment, to have awareness of what’s g...

In order to make a change, we need to ac...

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5-Minute Meditations: Thinking and Observing Meditation

This Thinking and Observing Meditation is the first in our new 5-Minute Meditations Series! [quote]The 5-Minute Meditati...

This Thinking and Observing Meditation i...

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3 Tips for Setting Boundaries & Learning to Say “No”

Setting Boundaries, Renewing Our Commitment To Ourselves This spring, as we think about reawakening and rejuvenation, w...

Setting Boundaries, Renewing Our Commit...

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Take 5, Breathe and Be Happy: Easy Meditation

“I’ve got a peaceful, easy feeling…” Here’s how we ‘Take 5’ at Green Mountain to enhance it. ...

“I’ve got a peaceful, easy feeling&#...

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What Do You Need to Hear Right Now? From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

When I bring up the concept of self-compassion to people, without fail, the same question always comes up: [quote]“But...

When I bring up the concept of self-comp...

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Healthy Weight Week: Be Happy Now

Deciding Not To Be Perfect I can’t remember the exact moment when I decided not to be perfect. I’m not sure if I jus...

Deciding Not To Be Perfect I can’t rem...

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How to Support Women Who Struggle with Eating and Weight

Today marks the beginning of Healthy Weight Week 2015. The week when many people realize those New Year’s diets a...

Today marks the beginning of Healthy Wei...

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6 Ways Yoga Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Weight

When I began my yoga journey seven years ago, I must admit that I had these fantasies of looking “like a yoga instruct...

When I began my yoga journey seven years...

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It’s the Most Wonderful…Wait…Really? Putting the Holidays into Perspective

Does the hustle and bustle of this time of year bring on warm, nostalgic feelings? Or are we overloaded with expectation...

Does the hustle and bustle of this time ...

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Are Fat “Jokes” Acceptable? We Think Not

Have you had an insensitive joke or comment told at your expense that was meant to be ‘funny’ –and then you came u...

Have you had an insensitive joke or comm...

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Ten Ways to Stay Motivated to Exercise as the Season Changes

With the leaves fallen, cooler air and shorter autumn days, getting motivated to move may be a little more challenging...

With the leaves fallen, cooler air and ...

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Is Your Relationship Stressing You Out?

Let’s face it; relationships can be a source of immense joy followed by bang-your-head-against-the-wall frustration. E...

Let’s face it; relationships can be a ...

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My Eyes Are Up Here: How One Green Mountain Mama Got Her Mojo Back

Today’s post is courtesy of another articulate Green Mountain alum (or Green Mountain Mama as she puts it). Cat Mi...

Today’s post is courtesy of anothe...

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Stress-Linked Weight Gain Not All About Calories, Study Suggests

Stress Shown To Slow Metabolic Rate In Women It’s normal to eat when you’re stressed sometimes.  You̵...

Stress Shown To Slow Metabolic Rate In W...

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Taking Your Yoga Off the Mat

We’ve got another new voice this week on A Weight Lifted. Lori Wright, who was part of our Fitness staff a few yea...

We’ve got another new voice this w...

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Beyond Food: What Are You Really Hungry For?

Have you ever been half way through your meal and realized that you are full, but continued to clean your plate anyway? ...

Have you ever been half way through your...

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

I’m in recovery from scale abuse. You know what I’m talking about — constantly weighing myself, trying...

I’m in recovery from scale abuse. ...

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