‘positive self talk’

Excuse Me, Where’s Your Affirmation Room?

By Lisa Christie

“Excuse me, I need to use my affirmation room,” I said to a friend on the phone the other night. She laughed and asked me what the heck an affirmation room is. “The bathroom,” I clarified…”It’s a Green Mountain thing.” Darla, Green Mountain’s behavioral psychologist, encourages us to use the bathroom as our “affirmation room,” a predictable place we’ll visit […] Read more »


Loving Ourselves, Our Lives: Tips for Stopping Waiting, Hating and Starting to Live

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Although every week is a celebrate-your-body week at Green Mountain, it has been a special one this week because we’ve hosted the original body image warrior Mara Glatzel, a masters level clinical social worker and self-love coach.  During this week titled “Stop Waiting, Stop Hating, Start Living,” she’s led Green Mountain participants on a week-long journey from Becoming a Body […] Read more »


Being Assertive without Being Aggressive

By Darla Breckenridge

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 »