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Desperate to Change Your Life?

by Carol Hess on July 15, 2012

These days I’m obsessed with the power I have to change myself and my life.  And it’s all because of three powerful women writers – Danielle LaPorte, Debbie Ford, and Ellen Berg. I’m halfway through Danielle’s The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful & Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms.  This book is […]

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Categories Personal Empowerment, Self Care, The Art of Star Polishing

A Fence Post Up My Ass

by Carol Hess on April 17, 2012

I’ve got a fence post up my ass.  It’s been there for a month or more, and it’s starting to get pretty damned uncomfortable. Ever since I allowed my authentic self to be seen, I’ve been sitting on top of this damned fence.  First I lean one direction, poised to leap off that side of […]

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

Geographic Cure

by Carol Hess on July 23, 2011

I haven’t been able to sleep the last couple of nights, and it’s because I’m so excited.  Remember when you were a child and you were so excited you couldn’t sleep the night before something big – Christmas, your birthday, the family vacation trip? Well, that’s how I’ve been the last couple of nights.  Why?  […]

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Categories Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Empowerment, Self Care, The Art of Star Polishing

Running

by Carol Hess on June 20, 2011

Everywhere I look, I see very busy women.  I see women running, running, running. Women busy going to school, busy working, busy raising a family, busy volunteering, busy doing all of the above.  Lots of activity.  Lots of busyness.  Lots of running.  Lots of days flying by in a blur of doing, doing, doing.  You know […]

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Categories Personal Empowerment, The Art of Star Polishing

What Green Pea Guacamole Taught Me

by Carol Hess on April 25, 2011

This past weekend, I found myself making green pea guacamole, a recipe my weight loss coach had given me.  I have to admit I was skeptical.  It sounded way too healthy to be tasty.  Oops!  “Healthy food doesn’t taste good.”  I’ve got to snag that unproductive and downright inaccurate belief and reframe it asap.  The […]

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Categories Healthy Lifestyle, The Mind Game

My Self Care Ticking Time Bomb

by Carol Hess on April 20, 2011

I have a ticking time bomb when it comes to my self care, and I never know when that sucker is going to go off.  I’ll be doing just fine – making healthy food choices, exercising on a regular basis, getting the sleep I need, starting each day with my morning meditation, finding a nice […]

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Categories Self Care