Harlow’s Head: My soul is on fire

“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.”  – Ferdinand Foch My journey has just begun… Over the past few days of my soulwork training I have come to realize that I always went out of my way to please others. If I liked or admired someone I would conform my surrounding and interests to match theirs. …

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Harlow’s Head: Heart kiss my ass

“It’s difficult to see the glass ceiling because it’s made of glass. Virtually invisible. What we need is for more birds to fly above it and shit all over it, so we can see it properly.” – Caitlin Moran Day seven: Oh boy… I’ve been dodging this chakra like the plague. I know that it cannot be healed overnight.  There is…

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Harlow’s Head: Rome wasn’t built in a day.

“In dealing with me, the relatives didn’t know that they were dealing with a staunch character and I tell you if there’s anything worse than dealing with a staunch woman… S-T-A-U-N-C-H. There’s nothing worse, I’m telling you. They don’t weaken, no matter what..” -Edith ‘Little Edie’ Bouvier Beale Day Six: Finding my place This is going to be a short post since I’m totally playing catchup…

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Harlow’s Head: Do what you love and love will find you

“I like things to happen, and if they don’t happen I like to make them happen.” – Winston Churchill Day Five: Not for the faint of heart Yesterday was productive..well emotionally anyway since I didn’t get out of my pajamas until noon. 😛 I stayed up late reading an ugly cry book.  You might have heard of it.  It’s written by a…

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Harlow’s Head: You want me to do what?

“Before you can give of yourself to others, you must know what of yourself you have to give. Every person is special.  In all the land, there is only one of you, possibly two but seldom more than sixteen” – Amy Sedaris Day Four: The road to recovery is paved with thorns. After yesterday’s throat charka exercise, I thought let’s just…

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The Secret To Enlightenment With Buddhist Meditation

Meditation is a mental exercise found in all religions. In many types of meditation such as prayer or reciting mantras, the goal is to achieve an altered state of consciousness with an intention of connecting with a higher deity. But Buddhist meditation takes a different approach. Buddhism uses meditation as a way to achieve enlightenment. Instead of seeking a connection with…

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Harlow’s Head: Soulwork takes Solitude

“Women have to harness their power–it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning and to take the first no.  And if you can’t go straight, you go around a corner.” – Cher Day Two: This is harder than I thought. I miss my friend… Yesterday, I actually picked up a book…ok five books because everyone didn’t fill the itch I’ve been craving lately with…

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How to Take a Spiritual Sabbatical by Bianca Alexander

In our high-tech world filled with 24-7 technology, social media and the need to be connected to our smart phones at every turn, the idea of getting away to unplug and rejuvenate spiritually seems absolutely foreign. But the ritual of going on sabbatical is as old as time. With biblical origins in the Hebrew word shabbat (i.e., Sabbath) corresponding to the seventh…

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Harlow’s Head – My journey has begun.

“I always had a repulsive sort of need to be something more than human.” – David Bowie Day One: We all have to start somewhere. New day, new beginnings.  That has been my adopted mantra for some time now. But was I living by my words? Sadly, no.  I was toxic.  Not only to myself but to everyone around me. …

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