‘mindfulness’

Creating Space to Move from Reaction to Response

By Darla Breckenridge

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you just keep hanging in a situation that is uncomfortable? Sometimes as women we don’t feel we are permitted to step away from a difficult situation, e.g., criticism at work, an argument at home, or an upsetting political discussion. And a lot of times, using food to cope when that uncomfortable situation happens. But […] Read more »

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Seven Tips for Learning to Meditate

By Lisa Christie

Today’s post on learning to meditate is by guest blogger Elesa Commerse, founder of Touching Earth, a Chicago-based mindfulness center. Elesa will be leading a workshop at Green Mountain from March 24-30, called Befriending the Body, Befriending the Mind.® Anything we do takes on enhanced vigor and purpose when we bring mindfulness to it. That’s because whatever we focus on […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Thanksgiving Commandments

By Jacki Monaco

A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her every other Thursday as she blogs about the victories and challenges of recovery. Thanksgiving is just around the cornucopia Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate, rejoice, and overindulge until we loosen the top button before it pops off. For most people, Thanksgiving is […] Read more »

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