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Keri in Doorway

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Deeper Dive?

Think it’s time to start breaking down some thought paradigms?

Inspired by fresh ideas, mindful reflections, and a touch of soulful magic?

You’re in the right place! Whether I’m writing about the soul, the culture at large, midlife (which I am smack dab inside), parenting, or our political landscape, the underlying themes are always about:

Groundedness
embodiment
self-love/power
personal authority
truth-seeking/speaking
breaking down hierarchies

I’m glad you’re here.

I love to hear your thoughts and comments, so please don’t be shy!

You can also find my work scattered about the web. The Urban Howl, Elephant Journal, The Edge Magazine, The Good Men Project, Grown and Flown, Rebelle Society and others.
SHED THE OLD SKIN.

The Benefits of Not Fitting In
Desperate to Belong As a little girl, maybe seven years old, I remember waiting in the car for my mom to return from the grocery store. She was just “popping in to get a few things,” but time seemed to drag on and on. My imagination took over in the black hole of uncertainty: maybe she’ll…
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If You Can’t Find Your Purpose, You Might be a Multipotentialite

What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up? As children, grownups would ask us: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And kids would shout out: Nurse! Veterinarian! Mom! Firefighter! My stomach would churn, and I would...
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Recognizing Boredom as a Signal for Going Inward, Not Outward

“When you pay attention to boredom, it gets unbelievably interesting.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn Enter the Hermitage “Why would you want to stay alone in a hermitage?” my friends asked me, confused. “Don’t you get bored?” My answer: Not in the...
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To Face the Dragon Is to Seize Life Itself

Out of the chaos, a new beginning An old alchemical saying states, Opponere Draconem est prehendere Vitam. It means: “To face the Dragon is to seize life itself.” This in turn means: Walk straight into the chaos of your life,...
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Did Your Soul Say Yes to This Human Life?

The writing of “Embodying Soul: A Return to Wholeness” “Phenomenal cosmic powers … Itty bitty living space.” ~“Alladin” It is human nature to ponder what happens to our souls when we die. Whether we believe in a single and eternal...
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Seeking the Source of Motivation

The idea of a lifetime? “This is what I’ll do for the rest of my life!” I’ve exclaimed the above to my husband on more than one occasion, my eyes brimming with fire. “For now,” he chuckles, a gentle and...
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A Midlife Crisis is a Clarion Call to Reclaim Our Childhood Magic

How we lose the magic Think back to the feeling of being a child out exploring the world. How vivid our imaginations were! How the days seemed to last forever. How we created spontaneous games. The world was so exciting....
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10 Steps to Living with No Regrets

I just finished Matt Haig’s bestselling book, “The Midnight Library.” It’s one of the most thoughtful, creative, honest, and inspiring books I’ve read in a long time. If you’ve been eyeing it, definitely pick it up. In the story, a woman...
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How Memoir Heals Us Individually and Connects Us Collectively.

A set goal When I set out to write my first book, I never expected it would be a memoir. I had spent over a decade working as a spiritual practitioner and teacher, and I felt ready to share the lessons...
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Why Your Unfinished or Lost Work Matters

Have you ever worked on a piece of writing, spreadsheet, or email, only to lose it in a badly-timed computer crash? Have you ever created a piece of art that you never showed to anyone? Have you ever begun projects...

shed the old skin.