‘self acceptance’

11 Ideas to Help You Fly in 2013

By Darla Breckenridge

New Year, here we come. Yet again we can spend precious time focusing on weight loss or we can explore other ways to  live more fully this year, and yes, even reduce stress. When expectations are unrealistic, or the clutter gets too great, or the to-do list gets too long, it is easy to move back into behaviors that don’t […] Read more »


Fitness Friday: Experiencing My First Nia Class

By Lisa Christie

Today’s post is by Green Mountain fitness intern Melissa on experiencing her first Nia class. During my first week as a fitness intern at Green Mountain, I was fortunate to be able to go through the Green Mountain program with our participants. Looking at the schedule, one of the classes that intrigued me the most was a movement class called […] Read more »

Photograph provided by Nia Technique (www.nianow.com).

Fashion Friday: Clothing for Curvy Girls

By Lisa Christie

Clothing options for curvy girls have have gotten immeasurably better in the past few years. More and more designers are making plus-size clothing, even though they may be sold only online and aren’t always easy to find. I really believe that wearing nice clothes that fit my body today, not when or if I lose 20, 30, 40 more lbs, […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

By Jacki Monaco

This blog is about my journey. A journey that I’m sharing in hopes that what I’ve gone through with binge eating will give all of you some comfort in knowing that you’re not alone. We can make our individual changes and achieve our personal goals… together. I’ve been proactive with my campaign that changes are indeed possible — “Just Look […] Read more »