A Losing Battle: Comparing Ourselves to Others

By Lisa Christie on 07/23/2012

Last week, I was obsessed with the news about Google executive, Marissa Mayer, being named the new CEO of Yahoo! Not only is Marissa a millionaire (she was Google employee #20), she’s pretty, brilliant, pregnant, and….. 37 years old.  Up until I read the part about her age, I read the story with interest like anyone else. But as soon […] Read more »

Marissa, Mayer, 37-year-old CEO of Yahoo!

Too Fat For Yoga? Think Again!

By Lisa Christie on 05/10/2012

There are more resources than ever about yoga for plus-size women. Green Mountain at Fox Run interviews Anna Guest-Jelley, founder of Curvy Yoga, about why it’s great for every shape, size and ability. Namaste! Anna, why did you start practicing yoga? I think some kind of bodily discomfort (pain, injury, inflexibility, etc.) brings many people to yoga, and that was […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: Why I Recommend an Alter Ego

By Jacki Monaco on 05/03/2012

This post is the second installment in “The Binge Eating Diaries” series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her experience with binge eating disorder. Follow Jacki every other Thursday as she shares the discoveries she’s made on her journey to health and happiness. In my first blog post, I introduced myself and my journey to overcome binge eating. I […] Read more »


Gratitude: Make It Happen In Your Life

By Darla Breckenridge on 02/27/2012

Can you imagine starting out your day with a thank you? Imagine connecting with your Green Mountain wins…small successes that you count, notice and hold on to. Imagine starting a sentence with I am thankful____________. Gratitude and appreciation are ways to increase your positive self talk and by definition, decrease your negative self talk. The first thing you do each […] Read more »


Weight Loss –The “Should”

By Darla Breckenridge on 01/02/2012

There is something about the New Year that invites the word “should” into our hearts and minds.  “I should have de-cluttered my house last year” or “I should be thinking about weight loss as 2012 begins” or I should taking better care of myself”. I was reading  Stepping Out of the Should Trap by Jo Holstein of Daily Good and […] Read more »

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