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Keri in Doorway

Ready to take a
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.

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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Five Tips to Maintain Your Self-Esteem When You Work for Yourself

“Two roads diverged in the woods and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost There are few better examples of what “taking the road less traveled” looks like in real life...
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Embodying Soul: The Way of Healing, the Road to Wholeness.

As is my habit, I am currently reading two books at the same time: The Border by Don Winslow, and Grounded Spirituality, a brand new book by Jeff Brown. And, as usual, it is no accident that I'm reading them...
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Speaking Truth

I originally came to the spiritual worlds with the goal to transcend my weak body and difficult mind. I wanted to find what I coined "The Great Truth." Instead, I ended up undergoing a process of naming and embodying my...
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Choosing the Adventure of your Life.

  Second only to the Beverly Cleary books about Ramona and her sister Beezus, the Choose Your Own Adventure books were my favorites growing up. In these books, readers were invited to participate directly in the story of the protagonist. We would...
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Dear Soul: Forget about Purpose

"...I felt my soul slip past the boundaries of self-sufficiency and stubborn independence I’d erected. I felt her slide down into my feet and legs, helping me feel more grounded and secure. I felt her slip into my arms and...
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The Cost of Unknowing

We all know Who We Are when we’re born. We know we here at this time and place for a reason, we know we are eternal beings making a temporary pit stop, we know there is as much journey behind...
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In this environment, Self-Care is its own form of Activism

A few years ago, when I first considered whether to describe myself as an activist, I worried that to do so would make me a fraud. I wholeheartedly support the Black Lives Matter and Women’s Marches. I think the March...
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This is Progress Too

  Following the news about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the hearings with Dr. Blasey Ford has exhausted me. I know it has exhausted many of us. It has hurt my heart and crushed...
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How to be The Light as the World Grows Increasingly Dark

Donald Trump’s election and presidency has ushered in everything he promised it would. I’m not talking about lower taxes, or better health care for everyone, or an impregnable border wall. I’m talking about an increase in hate crimes; a coarsened,...

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