Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mindful before Mouthful

Mindfulness is defined as a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. This week the topic of Mindful before Mouthful is … Continue reading

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Week 8 Options- Try this instead of that!

Everybody likes options. As a person is thinking about eating healthier there are many choices from which one selects meals.  The trick is really thinking about and creating what those better options might be. Habits die hard, but rethinking the … Continue reading

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Letter from Summit Prep’s Executive Director

Dear Summit Parents, I have found myself wondering where summer has gone but welcome some cooler weather and fall colors. With the change in seasons we are reminded of what a remarkable place Summit is for teenagers. Here struggling young … Continue reading

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Week 7 — Healthy Nutrition and Fitness Habits

The Summit Prep Community is into the second half of the Fall Fitness Challenge. Each week a different topic on nutrition and fitness has been presented to the community to help gain awareness about healthy living. One of the main … Continue reading

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Week Six – Fall Fitness Challenge at Summit Prep

Water- What’s up with that? Water is a health essential. In fact, a person can survive longer without food than without water.  But 8 glasses a day… what’s up with that?  Well according to the Mayo Clinic; water is your … Continue reading

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