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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.

To My Body: How a Solo Pilgrimage to Myanmar Shifted My Relationship with Anxiety
For the remainder of my trip, I danced between caution and trust, fear and excitement. Whether visiting with local families, touring schools, or getting my picture taken with the lotus flowers, I tried to stay open and curious while maintaining compassion for my body and its needs.
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To My Body: How a Solo Pilgrimage to Myanmar Shifted My Relationship with Anxiety

When I was diagnosed with social anxiety nearly two decades ago, my initial response was critical self-judgement. It took me a trip to Myanmar to learn just wha anxiety feels like and looks like to my body, and begin to...
Woman Dancing

What Does Soul Embodiment Mean?

Most simply, soul embodiment means complete and total self-acceptance & self-love. When we embody our souls, we expand and include. This is in contrast to when we feed our egos, which causes us to contract, to divide, to exclude. In...
power balance

Power Balance: What We Have & What We Need

Power Balance As we prepare to move into not only a New Year but a new decade, I’d like to share a reflection on the concept of power, and the power balance (or imbalance) that currently...
authentic

Learning to Accept our Authentic Self When We are Imperfect – Guest Post by Matt Welsh

One of my life goals is to be authentic. Initially, this may seem or sound simple. Being authentic simply means to be yourself, speak your truth, express your needs, or be true to yourself. However, one of the hardest parts...
cowlick

Cowlicks, Control, and Bad Behavior: A Midlife Reflection

  cowlick For those of us with a controlling nature, midlife, with all its twists and surprises, offers quite a challenge. The latest twist in my life is a literal one: wild, non-conforming cowlicks in my...
joy

Finding Joy Beneath our Human Skins

  A letter from Joy: “…It is likely that by the time we meet you will have been searching for me for some time. You may have ideas about how to find me based on what you’ve learned from movies,...
embodiment

Why Soul Embodiment, and what does it mean?

soul embodiment   Why "Soul Embodiment?"🤷‍♀️ (And what does it mean?) To read more about my upcoming book, Embodying Soul: A Return to Wholeness, click here. So many times over the dozen or so years of...
Soul Purpose

Remembering our Soul’s Reason for Choosing this Life

Our souls are far too curious, adventurous, wild, and non-conforming to follow the steps and checklists that ego so prefers. As such, our souls probably have little interest in ego’s many ideas of purpose. Our souls did, however, come to...
Sharing Stories

How Personal Stories Can Heal the Collective Heart

Living in a Disconnected Time I can't think of another time in modern history that humans have been so lonely and disconnected. It's ironic, of course, since we live in the most digitally connected time in history. What if there...

shed the old skin.