Healthy Eating, Deprivation & the Right Choice

It’s a debate that’s gone on since the beginning of “non-diet.”  The question of whether people respond best to a structured approach to eating that helps get their bodies back into balance so they can better sense their internal cues to guide them in healthy behaviors, or whether “permission to eat everything and anything and […]

Honor Your Emotional Eating

Today’s post is by Jennifer Joyce, who is currently a staff participant at Green Mountain.  Like so many of us, Jennifer spent too much time taking care of others, then resorting to the comfort of her best friend food at the end of the day. Only when she made peace with the fact that food […]

A Must-Read for Emotional Eaters

Last week I decided to unplug.  Not permanently or even all the time — just evenings.  I’m sure you can relate to why I made that decision.  Staying connected via email, blogs, surfing the internet, whatever was leaving little time for me.  And it wasn’t feeling good. One of the first things I did upon […]

Winding Down, Without Food

Finish all tasks on daily to do list – check.  Wrap up a hectic work day – check.  Pick up around the house – check.  Deal with kids, bills, making dinner, pets, etc….  – check.  Now it’s “me time” and it’s going to be me and food.  How often do we go to food to […]