‘positive 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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Move that body!

By Darla Breckenridge on 12/17/2012

Find a friend. Take a walk.  Have a conversation. Move that body!  It helps manage emotions and feels good. Exercise is becoming the new medicine. It increases life span; prevents heart disease, stroke and diabetes; lowers cancer rates and blood pressure; improves cholesterol; treats glaucoma, arthritis and osteoporosis; fights Alzheimer’s, depression and dementia; writes David Stabler of the Oregonian. Studies […] 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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Weight Stigma Awareness Week: Reclaim Your Body Image

By Lisa Christie on 09/26/2012

Join Green Mountain at Fox Run as we blog about Weight Stigma Awareness Week, sponsored by the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA). Today, BEDA encourages us to reclaim our body image as our own and engage in positive body talk. When I first decided I would write today’s Weight Stigma Awareness blog post about reclaiming your body image as your […] 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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