Authentic Power

To Let Go

by Carol Hess on February 13, 2013

My friend Sarah O’Leary over at Holistic Hot Sauce has written a great post on the art and science of letting go.  She inspired me to go poring through my files and come up with something I stumbled across years ago. The following is not original to me, and I have no idea where it came from.  […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Authentic Power, Carol's Musings, Personal Empowerment

The Power of Surrender

by Carol Hess on December 7, 2012

(This is the third post in the Authentic Power series.)   These are strange and stressful times that frequently leave us feeling powerless.  Our old way of doing things isn’t working any more.  One look at the American government, education, infrastructure, economy, health care, and financial systems is proof positive that the old order is broken. […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Authentic Power, Stress Management

I Meet My Greatest Teacher

by Carol Hess on November 26, 2012

(This is the second post in the Star Polisher Authentic Power Series.  The first post was The Leap into Power.) I met a woman years ago whom I’ve never been able to forget.  She might have been my greatest teacher, even though we didn’t exchange more than a few words, and I never saw her […]

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Categories Authentic Power, Personal Empowerment, The Art of Star Polishing

The Leap into Power

by Carol Hess on November 12, 2012

This post is dedicated, with gratitude, to Theresa Reed and Margie Perrier.   I’m a writer and polisher of stars. It’s not just what I do. It’s who I am. It’s sacred work. I’ve known that from the get go, and I’ve treated my work accordingly. Or have I? The truth is I haven’t given my work (or […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Authentic Power, Personal Empowerment, The Art of Star Polishing, The Mind Game