‘positive self talk’

Being Assertive without Being Aggressive

By Darla Breckenridge on 03/07/2011

For our #gmKISS (Keep It Simple, Sweetheart) focus this month, I’m going to take on the topic of assertiveness . I feel that assertiveness is elemental to gaining and keeping a feeling of control in your life and your eating. I’ll talk about a few specific topics within that range: Saying ‘no’ (or words to that effect) with ease Thinking […] Read more »

Change Your Thinking: Startle Yourself with Surprises!

By Darla Breckenridge on 02/07/2011

Let little gems be your big rewards. Savor the surprise of tasting the food at tonight's party and enjoying every bite and noticing when you have had enough. Savor the surprise of achieving your fitness goals for five days in a row with nary an internal nag. Savor the surprise of doing even very small things that you had only […] Read more »

Support Healthy Self Talk & Choice with Your Enough-O-Meter: A Green Mountain KISS

By Darla Breckenridge on 01/24/2011

e-nough: adj. Sufficient to meet a need or satisfy a desire. Oh, all those after-the-holiday sales. They kind of make you forget that you really don’t need the stuff of fantastic bargains. At some point you reach the decision point that enough is enough. How do you make that decision? Likely it will not be made strictly on whether you […] Read more »

Creating Affirmations to Add Positive Self-Talk to Our Lives

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/17/2010

Today’s post is again by Darla Breckenridge, our psychologist-masters at Green Mountain. It’s a follow-up to last week’s post on turning your bathroom into an affirmation room. Caught in a cycle of negative self-talk and criticism?  Try creating affirmations that allow you to be focused in the present moment, not thinking about the past and lambasting yourself for not doing […] Read more »

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