‘self acceptance’

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 »


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 »


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 »


Body Loving Homework: Preview and Giveaway

By Lisa Christie on 08/27/2012

Today’s guest post is from Self-Love Body Coach, Mara Glatzel, who will be hosting a workshop at Green Mountain from Sept. 9-15 called “Stop Waiting, Stop Hating and Start Living” on creating the life you were meant to lead. For days I struggled in writing this post, working to find the best words to describe to you the massive impact […] Read more »


Weight Stigma and Loneliness

By Darla Breckenridge on 08/06/2012

Weight Stigma Can Lead To Isolation Weight stigma enhances feeling fat and uncomfortable in public and can lead to greater and greater isolation. At Green Mountain at Fox Run, we know that loneliness can interrupt self care and increase isolation. Harriet Brown discusses in Science Times how, in a time of public acceptance and tolerance of differences, the stigma of […] Read more »

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