Transformation That Changes Your Life

by Carol Hess on February 27, 2012

There’s no do-over when it comes to life. You only get one chance to do it right. I don’t believe there’s anything worse than coming to the end of your life and realizing you’ve blown it. You haven’t created the life you dreamed about. You haven’t become the person you wanted to be. And now […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Fat Lady Sings Book, Personal Empowerment, The Art of Star Polishing, The Mind Game

I Got My Life Puzzle All Wrong

by Carol Hess on December 19, 2011

I was just reading Sandi Amorim’s post, Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should, and I realized something.  I’ve had it all wrong when it comes to the puzzle I call My Life. I think of my interests and hobbies and skills and experience and passions and dreams as pieces to my life puzzle.  […]

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Categories Carol's Musings, The Art of Star Polishing, The Mind Game

The Star Polisher

by Carol Hess on April 11, 2011

(dedicated to my friend, Emilio Rojas) About twenty years ago, I met a very interesting, rather mysterious, and definitely quite attractive Mexican writer named Emilio Rojas.  The publishing house where I was working had bought the English language rights to Emilio’s bestselling El Pequeño Hombre, and Emilio had come to our offices in Massachusetts to […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Personal Empowerment