‘self care’

5 Reasons Why Accepting Compliments is Good for Women’s Health and Self-Esteem

By Erin Risius on 05/22/2014

Why Women May Have Difficulty Accepting Compliments Have you ever given someone a compliment and then have it rejected by that person?  Or have you yourself received a compliment but then downplayed the acknowledgement?  I’ve certainly been guilty of downplaying a compliment and have also been on the flip side and had compliments that I have given out dismissed – […] Read more »

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Women, Weight and Wellness on the Web

By Lisa Christie on 02/07/2014

Here’s what’s going on with women, weight and wellness this week on the web. There was a lot of controversy this week around the winner of “The Biggest Loser” and whether she has lost too much weight. Contrary to popular opinion, we can’t tell just by looking at her if she is at her healthy weight, but it’s safe guess […] Read more »

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Food Addiction Part II: Knowing When to Lick Our Wounds

By Lisa Claudia Briggs on 11/11/2013

A continuation of the article Food Addiction Part I: Is It All Just a Delay Tactic? This all goes back to taking your needs seriously. If you are turning to food, it is my belief that somewhere there is an emotional or physical or spiritual need that is not being heard or that is somehow being ignored. I heard something […] Read more »

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The Daily Essentials During Life Transitions, Part II

By Lisa Claudia Briggs on 10/28/2013

….Continued from The Daily Essentials During Life Transitions, Part I, in which Lisa Claudia Briggs discusses the daily practices of self care that help support her as she moves through life transitions. It’s comforting when everything is changing to have certain things that stay the same. I have a yoga mat for Vermont and one for New Hampshire and most […] Read more »

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Relationship Patterns that Show Up at Green Mountain

By Lisa Claudia Briggs on 10/07/2013

I love patterns of all kinds and my eye tends to pick them out very quickly. This of course makes me well-suited for the work I do with the women here at Green Mountain. It’s not a surprise, at least to me, that what happens in relationships among participants here often follows what happens at home. It makes sense, right? […] Read more »

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