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Keri in Doorway

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

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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

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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.

One Way or Another: The Reconciliation of 2020
Four years ago, right before the election, I wrote a blog post entitled, On the Precipice: Trump, Clinton and the Election of 2016. When I wrote it, my hands were shaking with nervous anticipation. I was not someone who believed Clinton had it in the bag. I had driven enough around my own state of…
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Embracing the Life Cycle of our Creations

This post originally appeared on elephantjournal.com I selected a delicate teacup from the collection displayed on Joy’s kitchen countertop. Joy is a woman I call a friend, therapist, and guide. She poured two cups of hot, green tea. We sat...
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15 Quotes from Novels that show us where to find our Heroes

There has been much talk in recent months about looking for a hero to come forward and save us from the tyrannical and fascist impulses of President Trump and those who surround him. Some, like Jon Stewart, beseech the media...
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50 Novel Quotes That Explain Why Readers and Writers of Fiction aren’t Surprised About Trump

The ways in which the powerful govern/rule over its people says everything about who we are at the core. Which is why, from the great classic novels to modern day fantasy and dystopian novels, this relationship has always been and...
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The Yoga of Taking up Space

I have a unique magical gift: I can be invisible when I want to be. I learned this in childhood, how to shrink and shrink so as not to be a bother, not to offend. Smaller and smaller until no one...
What it Means to Live Without Boundaries

What it Means to Live Without Boundaries

“Toughen up.” “Learn to take a joke.” “You’re oversensitive.” “You need to grow a thicker skin.” “Don’t take it so personally.” “Oooh, touchy are we?” “It’s not personal, it’s business.” “Can’t you let it go?” “C’mon, you’re fine.” I have...
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Masculinity for Today: The Descent of Man. {Book Review}

The rise of Donald Drumpf has instigated a plethora of important discussion, debate and determinations on why and how such a thing could’ve happened. (See my own hypothesis here). Hypotheses abound: ignored economic pain, the bubble-burst of insidious racism and...
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Ayurveda: Beyond the Basics

WHAT IS AYURVEDA*/HISTORY *This is an in-depth analysis. For a short and sweet explanation, read this one instead. Ayurveda is an ancient healing science which grew up in India alongside her sister Yoga. The two were never meant to be...
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On the Precipice: Trump, Clinton, and Election 2016

"No experiment can be more interesting than that we are now trying, and which we trust will end in establishing the fact, that man may be governed by reason and truth. Our first object should therefore be, to leave open...
Through the Obstructed View

Through the Obstructed View

2012: Minneapolis, MN “There’s no room for us,” I hissed into my husband’s ear. We each stood with one snowy boot inside and one outside Broders’ Pasta Bar in South Minneapolis on a Friday evening. “We should’ve made reservations.” “They...

shed the old skin.