Guest Post: Learning to Listen to My Body

Today we present a guest post by Green Mountain alum, Julia Newman, on letting go of rules around exercise and learning to listen to her body. At one point, Julia only used exercise as another diet, her activities guided by rules and mired in measurements. Needless to say, it wasn’t enjoyable or sustainable. Today, Julia has […]

Dressing for Your Body Today: Guest Post

Today’s guest post is by Sally McGraw of Already Pretty on why you need to dress for the body you have today, not yesterday or tomorrow. A girlfriend of mine has been unhappy with her body for… well, for as long as I’ve known her. She is one of the most naturally beautiful women I’ve […]

From Ice Cream to I Scream: Coping with Feelings

Today’s post is from Green Mountain alum Jill C, who shares her journey to overcome emotional eating. Since leaving Green Mountain, my life has changed. I enjoy movement and incorporate it into my life regularly. I’m experimenting with Cooking 101. My binge eating has lessened. I’m becoming more and more aware that food is just […]

When Weight Loss Is the Ultimate Indicator of Success

If you haven’t visited Michelle Cantrell’s wonderful site Venus Vision, stop what you’re doing right now and go check it out.  Its purpose:  To promote self acceptance and help you love the person you are.   If my encouragement to check out Venus Vision doesn’t get you to, maybe Michelle’s post below will. If you’ve read […]

Losing 150 Pounds: One Woman’s Story

Losing weight can be hard.  Keeping it off can be even harder given our environment that almost seems to encourage the opposite.  And approaches that don’t add up to the best weight loss program practices for most of us.   Annabel from Feed Me I’m Cranky shares her formula for success in our interview below.  […]