healthy lifestyle

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 […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Healthy Lifestyle, The Mind Game

The Women’s Tree

by Carol Hess on April 16, 2011

 One day, as I was leafing through an ancient National Geographic in a doctor’s waiting room, I gasped out loud.  The other patients glared at me, and I smiled apologetically.   But I couldn’t help it.  I had just seen a photograph of a village in Africa, and I knew that place.  I had walked between […]

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Categories Community

How Did I End Up Here?

by Carol Hess on April 13, 2011

Do you ever look back at a decision you made and wonder what on earth you were thinking?  I do all the time.  Actually, I used the word “decision,” but I don’t think that word really applies to most of my life.  I seem to have charted my life course by default rather than by […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Empowerment, Self Care