Summertime & the Livin’ Is Easy

by Carol Hess on June 24, 2012

I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency to complicate things. It’s my father’s fault.  He was an engineer, and he over-engineered everything.  It drove my mother crazy because she was an impatient, slap dash kind of person. So, yes, I am Daddy’s Little Girl when it comes to complicating things.  There’s something […]

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Categories Carol's Musings, Stress Management, The Art of Star Polishing

The Solution to My Meditation Problem

by Carol Hess on November 18, 2011

There’s more than one way to skin a cat. (My apologies to my cat-loving readers. I also hate that expression, but it was too perfect an opening line for this particular post.) And you can indeed kill two birds with one stone. (My apologies to my bird-loving readers.  Dog lovers, you’re next.) For years, I’ve struggled […]

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Categories Healthy Lifestyle, Self Care, Stress Management

The Magic of a Morning Routine

by Carol Hess on May 16, 2011

One of the pieces in my self care puzzle that seems to be firmly in place these days (thank you, God) is my new morning routine.  No matter what may be happening in my life on any given day, I seem to stick fairly closely to the morning structure I’ve set up for myself.  Of […]

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Categories Healthy Lifestyle, Self Care

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