Behavior and Emotions

Worrying About Your Weight Only Makes Things Worse

To Reach Your Healthy Weight, Fuhgeddaboudit… It’s one of the paradoxes of the age. To reach your healthy weight, you best forget about your weight – especially the numbers associated with it. The Truth about the BMI Experts in this area acknowledge that judging a person’s health on the basis of the BMI is highly flawed. A review of 97 […] Read more »

Why Quick Weight Loss Boot Camps Don’t Work

Green Mountain at Fox Run can help you reach a healthy weight and stay there… when boot camps can’t. Here’s why: Humiliation and criticism don’t work as motivating tactics.  The underlying emotional stressors that contribute to and cause weight gain must be addressed. Focusing on body and mind is necessary for healthy, permanent weight loss. Extreme measures produce quick results but […] Read more »

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Are You Addicted to Food?

As the subject gets more attention from the media and health professionals alike, many individuals self-diagnose themselves as food addicts. Just what is food addiction, and are you truly addicted to food? Defining Food Addiction In theory, we’re all addicted to food in a serious way. We can’t live without it. But the term “food addiction” implies a connection to […] Read more »

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The Pain of Weight Gain: How to Turn Things Around

The signs usually appear slowly, and at first, may be so subtle that you dismiss them… your pants might feel a little tighter than usual or you seem to have outgrown your favorite bra. With trepidation, you weigh yourself or something else confirms it – you’ve gained weight again. Though you promised yourself you wouldn’t let it happen, somehow it […] Read more »

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Nurturing the Whole Self

When we have emotional or spiritual hungers, often what we need is nurturing. Many of us use food as the first-line nurturi As we start moving from feeling empty to wholeness, our strategic plan needs to include many options for nurturing the self instead of turning to food.ng tactic. We attempt to cope with feelings or spiritual hunger or dissatisfaction […] Read more »

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