‘diet mentality’

The Binge Eating Diaries: What’s Your Number?

By Lisa Christie

This post is an installment in “The Binge Eating Diaries” series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her experience with binge eating disorder. Follow Jacki every other Thursday as she shares the discoveries she’s made on her journey to health and happiness. The scale has never been my friend. But in all honesty, has it ever done any of […] Read more »


Celebrate International No-Diet Day with Green Mountain!

By Lisa Christie

International No-Diet Day is Sunday, May 6. Twenty years ago, Mary Evans Young of the British group Diet Breakers founded the holiday out of her own struggles with her body and weight. A non-diet day. She observed how much time and energy women devoted to their diets and raised the question: “What do you think would happen if you spent […] Read more »


Top 10 Diet Rules to Forget

By Marsha Hudnall

Actually, we say to ignore all diet rules.  But Spry Living asked me to pick out 10 that rank at the top of the list.  Here’s what I came up with. Ask the average person to describe healthy eating, and it’s likely they’ll mention advice they learned from diets. Diet rules have become so ingrained in our thinking, we may […] Read more »

Changing Thinking: Scrutinize Your Dissatisfaction

By Darla Breckenridge

Disillusionment can be heartbreaking, especially when we’re disillusioned about a reality that never happened. You imagined yourself somehow different: all-achieving, in control, showing no signs of aging and, gee, it didn’t turn out that way. You feel let down by, what? By your imagined reality? Pay Attention to Your Self-Talk The first step towards uncovering your personal beliefs is to start […] Read more »


It Happened This Week – Michelle Obama and Gwyneth Paltrow Criticized During NEDA Week

By Chef Lisa

In honor of this being National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, today the focus is on women’s body image in the public eye. And there has been plenty of talk on this topic recently… On his radio show on Monday, Rush Limbaugh criticized Michelle Obama’s dinner. The First Lady, whose wellness initiatives hope to teach children about fitness and healthy eating habits, dared […] Read more »

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