‘self compassion’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Holiday Indulgence

By Jacki Monaco on 12/06/2012

A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her every other Thursday as she blogs about the victories and challenges of recovery. My Thanksgiving was a bit non-traditional, but nevertheless, there was turkey, stuffing, and there was pie. Oh, and I seem to have forgotten to mention a green bean casserole with […] Read more »

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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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Random Acts of Kindness to Yourself

By Darla Breckenridge on 11/21/2011

Now I am not saying you should ignore acts of kindness to others, but hey, what about yourself? Let’s use this week of Thanksgiving to give ourselves a little kindness.  Kindness in an unexpected, random way will feel like a surprise to your inner child and help you add balance to your life during the holidays. According to Lauren E.Miller, […] Read more »

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Fight Weight Stigma with Self Compassion

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/27/2011

To kick off Weight Stigma Awareness Week, Darla discussed yesterday here on A Weight Lifted how important it is to be aware of body negativity and criticism.  Before we can make behavioral changes, we must first notice negative self talk and observe how hurtful it is.  Today, she shares a tip about self compassion.  When the negative chatter starts, think […] Read more »

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