New Year’s Resolutions: Mind, Body & Food

A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her every other week as she blogs about the victories and challenges of overcoming emotional overeating. First and foremost – Happy Holidays to every brave person who comes to this site, finds this blog, and feels the honesty with which every […]

On NOT Setting New Year’s Goals

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 […]

Starting the New Year Diet-Free

Dieting is a losing battle How many times have you vowed to lose weight in January, but only ended up weighing more by February or March? What you thought you should be doing to lose weight – restricting your eating and starting a punishing workout regimen — only led to increased binge eating and yo-yo […]

Warning: Dieting Increases Your Risk of Gaining MORE Weight

New Year = Diet Time! Anyone who’s struggled with weight knows what that first Monday in a New Year means — it’s diet time! Even if we manage to escape the temptation on our own, television and magazines everywhere urge us on. Just about every diet program is flooding the airwaves with pitches built on […]

The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun

Now these are some healthy living New Year’s resolutions I can get behind.  Do yourself a favor and take 5 minutes out today to watch this video — it’s a great way to start the week.  Then go have a fabulous one! Thanks to Chris Brogan for bringing this to our attention. Ignore the ads […]

Getting Back on Track after the Holidays

Now for the last question from the Mompreneurs Twitter party I was a guest expert on a couple weeks ago.  Before Christmas.  Time does fly…. Q5:  If I do put on a few extra pounds over the holidays, what’s the best way to get back on track without feeling deprived? First realize that it’s normal […]

Weighing In: Changing Behavior by Slowly Adding a New Habit or Modifying an Old One

Many of my friends have started off the year with the best intentions of following through with their New Year's resolutions.  A few have vowed to lose weight, others to stop a bad habit.  I checked in with them recently to ask what progress, if any, each of them had made. The friends of mine […]

Resolutions for a Healthy New Year

If you know us at Green Mountain, you know we’re not into the usual New Year’s Resolutions. They just too full of the old way of looking at healthy living, healthy eating, healthy weights, taking care of ourselves. Actually, the old way is not about those things really at all; it’s more about diets. Consider […]