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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

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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 Danger of Falling under the Spell of Belief, and How to Break it
But when left unsupervised in our mind, beliefs can quickly turn into jealous friends who don’t allow you to entertain any new ones. They can force us into reactionary relationships with others who hold differing beliefs. They can slowly morph us from curious, imaginative souls into programmed automatons who rarely think, respond, or listen, but rather recite, recycle, and repeat.
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10 Reasons Why We Should All Mix Spirituality with Politics

In the age of Trump, a man who has by now clearly shown us that his leadership instincts are authoritarian and that his allegiance is tied only to himself and those who can pay for it, who among us is...
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The Wheel of Healthcare Goes Around and Around: Let’s Get Philosophical

An edited version of this article appeared first on elephant journal. “It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers but to guard one part of the society against the...
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When Love of Country Trumps Love of Humanity

Eight years ago, when I was part-owner of a yoga center, I stood on my driveway facing my business partner. We were arguing. In fact, we had been arguing almost daily for about a year, from everything about what kinds...
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Ayurveda: The Basics

WHAT IS AYURVEDA? Ayurveda ("Ayur" = life, "Veda" ‐ science/study) is an ancient, rich, organic science of healing and well‐being. It is the oldest system of medicine and as such proved itself as no other system of medicine has. Developed...
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How to Dodge the Labels and Claim our Unlimited Self

This article first appeared on elephantjournal.   “Keri, I never know what to expect with you. Some days you’re easy-going and chatty, other days you’re closed-off and touchy.”   If I could travel back to this moment, I would smartly...
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If I Were You: A Self-Love Exercise

"Talk to yourself like you would someone you love." ~Brene Brown When we think of the phrase, “If I were you,” it probably comes with a picture of a parent scolding a child. Something like, “If I were you, I’d...
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Political Activism for the Spiritually-Minded

This podcast is for people who want to get involved in activism movements, but want to do so in a way that aligns with their core beliefs and values. In other words, Positive Activism. In this podcast, I lay out...
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Trump’s Language and the Degeneration of a Culture

This post originally appeared on elephantjournal.com Words matter. The words we choose to communicate our thoughts—whether through writing or speaking—matter. The order in which we speak our words matters. The words we leave out or add in matter.  It all matters....
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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...

shed the old skin.