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Faculty explores process of transformation, change

Cages Keys and the Chatelaine : A Woman's book for transformation
(DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)

"Cages, Keys and the Chatelaine: A Woman's Book for Transformation"

By: Arieahn Matamonasa Bennett

Following decades of experience in psychology and spirituality, the author has discovered that, when we are deeply unhappy with our lives, common themes and patterns, or cages, keep us from the lives we truly desire. Transformation and change are more difficult for women, who have been taught for generations to put others first and that our own desires and dreams are selfish. "Cages, Keys and the Chatelaine" turns this concept upside down and presents a simple process for developing self-awareness and knowledge of where and how we are stuck, and for finding the keys to freedom.

Cages, keys and the chatelaine: A woman's book for transformation

What's the most surprising thing you learned while writing this book?

I've learned change is a continual and lifelong process. There are key elements and tools that we can use to successfully navigate change and create the lives we envision for ourselves.

Persuade someone to read your book in less than 50 words:

This book provides a process for identifying where we get stuck in our lives and the keys for freedom and navigating change to become the owners of our life and dreams.

About the author:

An associate professor in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Arieahn Matamonasa Bennett is a cross-culturally trained licensed psychologist, academic, author and international speaker. Her areas of expertise include connecting with nature and animals as a path to well-being. Her writings, workshops and presentations center on blending psychology and spiritual wisdom for healing and creating positive change.

Publisher and publication date:

Arieahn Matamonasa, October 2022

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