Stories & Articles by Leela Swann-Herbert

  • The Rave New Year Forecast and The Program: A Practical Tool for Awareness
    Leela Swann-Herbert Rave New Year

    The Rave New Year Forecast and The Program: A Practical Tool for Awareness

    The Program is a practical tool in your awareness development process for this lifetime. How can you understand what it is, how to use it, and how to learn from it? The Rave New Year Forecast can provide...

  • Radical Transformation: Is It Correct For Me? Part 1 – Transforming the Body Experience
    Leela Swann-Herbert The Four Transformations

    Radical Transformation: Is It Correct For Me? Part 1 – Transforming the Body Experience

    When Ra first introduced the tools of Radical Transformation through the Variables, he commented that only a small group of individuals who discover Human Design will go on to realize their potential...

  • Radical Transformation: Is It Correct For Me? Part 2 – Transforming the Personality Experience
    Leela Swann-Herbert The Four Transformations

    Radical Transformation: Is It Correct For Me? Part 2 – Transforming the Personality Experience

    This article continues this exploration with personality-related awareness benefits or aha moments, which have arisen through practice with these mechanical tools and observational skills...

  • Debunking 5 Common Myths about Generators and the Sacral Center
    Leela Swann-Herbert Type

    Debunking 5 Common Myths about Generators and the Sacral Center

    From examining the truth about Generator Strategy, to explaining how to recognize a Sacral response, this article is going to demystify five common myths about Generators and the Sacral Center.

  • The Future of Humanity is in Our Hands
    Leela Swann-Herbert Relationships and Parenting

    The Future of Humanity is in Our Hands

    Every Human Design parent wants to raise their children correctly. The great dilemma that faces 9-centered parents is that guiding children is not the same as learning your own design.

  • Chasing Shadows
    Leela Swann-Herbert Mind and Conditioning

    Chasing Shadows

    "The dilemma of the mind is that even when the form is aligned to its correct path in life, the mind continues to chase the shadows, and believe that the stories found in the shadows are real."

  • Living with Feeling: A Field Guide to the Solar Plexus
    Leela Swann-Herbert Human Design Concepts

    Living with Feeling: A Field Guide to the Solar Plexus

    Living with feeling can be a dilemma. In the past 18 years of experimenting with Human Design, I’ve found a few field notes helpful for the defined Solar Plexus person, and those who choose to live with them.

  • 2027: A New Cycle
    Leela Swann-Herbert 2027 and Global Cycles

    2027: A New Cycle

    The financial crash of September 29, 2008 was the moment I realized that 2027 wasn’t a singular event, but rather would be a point along a continuum of evolutionary changes that was observable.

  • 2027: A View through Neptune’s Veil
    Leela Swann-Herbert 2027 and Global Cycles

    2027: A View through Neptune’s Veil

    Neptune’s role in The Program is deeply veiled, working below the surface of the Gate at the genetic level; while at the surface, this planet puts forth an illusion, a glamour, that is often misinterpreted...

  • Incarnation Cross, Purpose, and the Unique Life
    Leela Swann-Herbert Human Design Concepts

    Incarnation Cross, Purpose, and the Unique Life

    Purpose is an interesting concept for the mind; that there must be some higher valuation than the physical life of the body, a reason for this personal existence, and that there is something that must be done or accomplished.

  • How to use the Rave New Year 2018
    Leela Swann-Herbert Rave New Year

    How to use the Rave New Year 2018

    We are used to thinking of the New Year as a time to make resolutions, to look forward to a better version of ourselves. We even say, “Have a Happy New Year”; as if wishing it would make the whole package of change and happiness come true.

  • Reviewing Rave Year 2017
    Leela Swann-Herbert Rave New Year

    Reviewing Rave Year 2017

    Looking back at 2017, there are some specific themes from last year’s Rave New Year transit that I observed as they played out on the global stage that are worth a review.

  • Rave Year 2018 – A Look in Review through the Nodal View Points
    Leela Swann-Herbert Rave New Year

    Rave Year 2018 – A Look in Review through the Nodal View Points

    Looking back at the Rave New Year 2018 transits, there are some specific themes that played out on the global stage which are worth a review to gain some perspective on the Rave Year transits and their potential influences.

  • The Role of Mutation & The Rave New Year Transit 3-60
    Leela Swann-Herbert Rave New Year

    The Role of Mutation & The Rave New Year Transit 3-60

    This year we have Mercury and the South Node in Gate 60.1 Acceptance, in detriment; and, Uranus in Gate 3.3 Survival. Children born this year, with this transit of the 3-60, are going to bring to life...

  • The Moon and Pluto: Reviewing 2018 Transits
    Leela Swann-Herbert Rave New Year

    The Moon and Pluto: Reviewing 2018 Transits

    2018 was the third year in a row that Gate 36, Crisis, was activated in the Rave New Year transits. It was a year in which one crisis led to another, as the world watched the collective drive of 6th line themes of Justice.