Changing a Habit: Change Your Environment

While listening to NPR the other day, I was reminded of how important cues in our surroundings are to participating in a habit, good or bad.  At our healthy weight loss spa, we focus on changing old habits that no longer serve us.  It’s helpful to avoid setting the stage for the old habit by changing […]

National Running Day – June 1st

It seems odd to me that I'm excited for National Running Day, which is June 1st, next Wednesday.  When I think back to how much I hated cross country when I was in middle school, I'm really surprised that now, 24 years later, I love running.  For years I avoided it thinking that I wouldn't […]

I Want It All and I Want It Now

I want it all and I want it now, or even yesterday, if that were possible.  Who doesn’t love instant gratification?  Whether our goal is better health, serious weight loss, managing binge eating, starting a consistent exercise routine, or type 2 diabetes prevention , all of these goals require moving away from old habits.   One of the […]

It Happened This Week: French Women, ‘Curing’ Diabetes and Gluten-Free Labels

Green Mountain made the news this week on Msnbc.com: “Have a Blast and Get in Shape with a Fit Trip.” For all the talk about French women not getting fat, it turns out that being thin has it’s downsides. The Guardian reports that “while a new study has confirmed that French women are indeed the […]