self image

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall — The Biggest Liar of Them All

by Carol Hess on June 30, 2011

“You’re too thin.  You need to gain weight.”  I started laughing.  “You’ve got to be kidding!” I exclaimed.  But the doctor at the college infirmary wasn’t smiling.  When I got back to the dorm, I told my roommates what he had said.  “Isn’t that incredible?  The guy’s a quack.”  I laughed and shook my head […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Body Image, The Mind Game

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