‘self acceptance’

Fashion Friday: Clothing for Curvy Girls

By Lisa Christie on 11/30/2012

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 »

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Can Kindness Stop Weight Gain?

By Darla Breckenridge on 11/12/2012

Sing, Cheer, Pray. Creating positive self talk in your head is a step toward kindness, which interrupts the cycle of self loathing – overeating – self loathing that can lead to weight gain. The more negative self talk and self hate we engage in, the worse we feel, the more we eat to cope, the more our self-loathing grows (body […] Read more »

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

By Jacki Monaco on 10/18/2012

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 »

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week: Notice Your Own Behavior First

By Darla Breckenridge on 09/24/2012

Join Green Mountain at Fox Run as we blog about Weight Stigma Awareness Week, sponsored by the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA). Today, we encourage you to recognize and notice your own behavior. How might you be contributing to weight stigma unknowingly? Augh! I am SO fat!! I wonder how she ever got into those jeans? The way he is […] 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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