Dealing with Weight Gain, Depression and Hypothyroidism

I thought I was just lazy Jill Carlson is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about the differences intuitive eating and mindful movement have made in her life. I came home from Green Mountain last summer motivated and ready to continue my healthy lifestyle of intuitive eating, Pilates reformer classes, and getting eight hours of […]

Eating More This Winter? You’re Not Alone!

Are you eating more this winter? This year I have heard concerns from many of you who feel that you are eating more this winter and struggling with overeating and weight gain maybe more than other years. This winter is seriously cold, and from what I’ve heard it’s been that way for most of the […]

Ask First Lady Michelle Obama Not to Appear on The Biggest Loser

That is, ask her not to do it again.  Yes, she’s already appeared on The Biggest Loser (TBL) once.  And is scheduled to do so again in November.  Here’s why the Binge Eating Disorder Association and BingeBehavior.com have mounted a campaign to ask Mrs. Obama to rethink this bad idea. The approach promoted by The […]

Feeling Low? Try A Helper’s High

If you find that you’re dwelling too much on your weight and feeling low, one way to take the focus off your feelings is to do something — really almost anything —  for someone else.  This act of giving can be through an organization or just doing a good deed for your neighbor, such as  […]

What’s the Best Rx for Weight Gain with Aging?

How many times have you heard this : “You think it’s hard to lose weight now? Just wait ’til you’re 30/40/50, and then you’ll see that it’s really impossible to lose weight!”? Weight gain with age – are they truly linked? How many people can say that their bodies are similar in shape and size […]