‘negative body image’

Self-Bullying: Can I Get A Witness?

By Darla Breckenridge on 02/25/2013

Can I get a witness? One intervention that can help stop bullying is educating the witnesses, the people who observe the bullying, to speak up in situations in which they feel safe or get help if they don’t feel safe. The issue of bullying is so widespread, there are even educational campaigns to help witnesses take action. So, what happens […] Read more »

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Does Body Positivity Seem Impossible To You?

By Darla Breckenridge on 02/18/2013

Positive Body Image Is Difficult In Today’s Society I’m looking at the cover of a popular magazine. Here are a few of the headlines: “Drop 5 Pounds Superfast,” “The Top Anti-Aging Products,” and “25 Secrets of Women Who Eat, Drink and Shrink.” Our culture supports women fixating on what’s “wrong” with our appearance… our weight, our wrinkles, our waves… there […] Read more »

Weight Stigma Awareness Week: How I Recommitted to My Body

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/27/2012

How I Recommitted to My Body This has been a long road inward, to reconnect to the joy of moving my body, and has taken every minute up until now. In my late teens, I started working in the health and fitness industry, teaching aerobics. Like most young women, I was unhappy with my body. And I was not very […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Explaining A Binge to A Non-Binger

By Jacki Monaco on 09/13/2012

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 challenges (and victories) of recovery. At some point for most binge eaters, it’s a possibility someone will ask – out of concern for our health due to rapid weight gain, out of confusion due to […] Read more »

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Stop Hating, Stop Waiting and Start Living

By Lisa Christie on 09/06/2012

In honor of Mara Glatzel, who will be doing a special workshop next week at Green Mountain called “Stop Hating, Stop Waiting and Start Living,” today we are reposting a beautiful piece she wrote for after her guest stay in January about the importance of losing the body fantasy. I think we all have one. Enjoy. I am going to […] Read more »

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