Dancing with your Dragon

The Art of Loving your Unlovable Self

Non-Fiction - Inspirational
312 Pages
Reviewed on 08/04/2011
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Author Biography


In addition to her accomplishments as a musician, actress and filmmaker, Shaeri Richards spent 30 years in Radio and Television as a journalist and talk show host.

During those years, she spent much of her free time studying astrology, metaphysics and spirituality as tools for self-discovery.

This background work (along with 10 years of study in a mystery school founded by her mother) led Shaeri to the writing of "Dancing with your Dragon," her first self-help book.

She’s also the author of an audio book for the young and the young at heart called, "Maressa & Merlone: A Musical Fairy Tale," and the writer/director of an award winning short film, "The Mother Tree."

Shaeri is available for speaking engagements or for "Dancing with your Dragon" workshops if you’d like to sponsor one in your area.

She is also available via telephone for private counseling sessions utilizing hypnotherapy or archetypal astrology.

Please feel free to contact her through her website. http://www.dancingwithyourdragon.com

Shaeri Richards makes her home in Sedona, Arizona with her husband Jerry and their canine companion Muzzie who always makes them laugh.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Donna M for Readers' Favorite

This is a book that you must digest, as opposed to just reading. The author presents a body of work that must have taken her a lifetime to collect. This Spiritual Self-help book manages to take esoteric principals and utilize simple analogies to help the reader understand some very deep concepts. It's a course in miracles about how to love the unlovable parts of ourselves. Often in life we may seem to go round and round the same circle when trying to resolve a problem. Richards teaches how to stop chasing after one's tail, which is a horizontal process, how to break this cycle and how to travel in a vertical path thereby finally concurring one's life issues.

I've heard many explanations about how our lives are a reflection of what we see in the mirror. However, I never believed this concept. Richards breaks this concept down in a way that I finally understand, how our inner self reflects our outer life experiences. Additionally I've read many self help books such as The Secret By Rhonda Byrne, who I think offers what I call voodoo science. Richards takes the voodoo out of the principals she describes and gives a strong foundation that includes sound, psychological principals; but more importantly, she includes the divine, unlike The Secret, and she gives us practical and usable exercises to actually change one's life. After reading this book, I have made a paradigm shift and will never look at life the way I did before. It was definitely to my advantage to read this book. I believe it will enrich my life experiences exceptionally, and of course, I'm looking forward to mastering how to dance with my dragon!