‘healthy living’

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

By Darla Breckenridge on 02/04/2013

Most women are caregivers in some regard; we care for our families, our co-workers, our homes, our environment. The list is endless. When we care for others, whether it is professional or personal, we are engaging deeply in the service of life. As humans we rely on the attention and care we give and receive; it makes us whole. However, […] Read more »

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On NOT Setting New Year’s Goals

By Lisa Christie on 12/19/2012

One of amazing things about our program at Green Mountain is that it opens our eyes to what most of us consider to be universal truths. One of those so many of us subscribe to is that we must be a certain weight to be healthy. It was a tremendous relief for me to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all approach or answer to weight and health. Diets and doctor’s charts rarely […] Read more »

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Can Sensuality Help Body Dissatisfaction?

By Darla Breckenridge on 11/26/2012

“I hate my body” is a refrain I hear from women of all sizes. Body dissatisfaction oozes through our culture, bombards us with social media and chips away at our fragments of tender self esteem. As the holidays approach we are often visited by the ghosts of the past that invite us to compare ourselves with how we used to […] Read more »

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“Fat: The Owner’s Manual” Book Review

By Jill Carlson on 10/11/2012

Ragen Chastain is a former national dance champion and choreographer. She is also fat. And she’s got a lot to say about fat acceptance and the Health at Every Size movement. I’ve read a few books about how to live your life as a fat person and was not impressed. Ragen’s book, “Fat: The Owner’s Manual,” was different. Ragen takes […] Read more »

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