Author Archive for: Sheila Hageman
Sheila Hageman is a multi-tasking wife and mother of three who blogs for The Huffington Post. Her memoir, Stripping Down, is a moving meditation on womanhood and body image.
Also check out her Decision-Making Guide and Self-Discovery Journal, The Pole Position: Is Stripping for You? (And How to Stay Healthy Doing It), that helps women to further value their own identities through their quest to understand their motivations for stripping.
She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Hunter College, CUNY, where she also graduated as valedictorian as an undergraduate. She is a Yoga instructor and teaches Writing at Housatonic Community College and Kaplan University. She has work in many anthologies and magazines like Salon, The Fertile Source, Prime Mincer, and Foliate Oak Literary Journal.
For more information, please visit SheilaHageman.com.
Entries by Sheila Hageman
True bliss is finding happiness in the moment, in what is. Doing whatever you love in life will bring that happy moment, but first you must figure out what that thing is that’s most important to your happiness. And to figure it out takes self-reflection. That’s where practice and process needs to happen. Every day. I recommend some practice that makes you pause and look within you like yoga, journaling, mediation or prayer. Whatever you call it. But you must stop consciously every day and do it. This is all it takes. Consistency. Devotion. The biggest discovery you will make… Read more.
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It's said we choose our families: parents, siblings, even the time and place we are born into, because our souls have determined this is where we will learn fastest on our journey of soul growth. On our journey, we face the seven karmic shadows writ into the history of all families. These shadows are: abuse, addiction, violence, poverty, illness, abandonment and betrayal. In this course, we’ll use journaling, karmic mapping, guided meditation, energy healing and shamanic ritual to heal whichever of the seven shadows are present in your family. The results of work are profound: you’ll see shifts and changes in relationships you thought would never heal.