40 Reasons to Stop Dieting Before You Start

By Lisa Christie on 05/07/2013

Today’s blog post is part of our top-40 series to mark Green Mountain’s 40th anniversary. International NO DIET Day Yesterday was International NO DIET day, and I read some astonishingly heartfelt pieces about why people don’t diet or have stopped dieting. Among them – Tiffany of More Cabaret – on not dieting as an ode to her father who fought […] Read more »


When Being Good Is Bad

By Darla Breckenridge on 04/29/2013

So you want to make a change happen.  You want to add more healthy foods or more exercise to your life.  And always is the struggle of having to do it right, having to be perfect, wanting to be GOOD. For most of us there is no such thing as being  good enough or perfect enough. But consider this for […] Read more »


Weight Loss Expectations: Stop “Shoulding” Yourself

By Lisa Christie on 01/14/2013

We ran this post last year at this time – about the time that women start beating themselves up for not sticking to their New Year’s resolutions. If that sounds like you, then today’s post by Darla can provide some helpful insights. There is something about the New Year that invites the word “should” into our lives.  “I should have […] Read more »


Desserts Spelled Backward is Stressed

By Darla Breckenridge on 11/21/2012

Stressed spelled backward is desserts. For many of us, what may be more true is desserts spelled backward is stressed. As thoughts of “forbidden foods” like pumpkin pie, apple pie and ice cream dance through your head and inevitably make many of you think this is the start of your holiday weight gain, I would like to propose another way […] Read more »

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