When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned: Rachel C

Rachel was my boss for part of the time I worked at Weber State University. I absolutely love her and really enjoyed working with her. She was super understanding about my mental illnesses, because she deals with them herself, and has such a kind heart. I am proud of her for speaking up about her [...]

Feature Friday: Jamie

Jamie and I have been interacting on Instagram for I don't even know how long now, and I hope to be able to meet her in person someday. I have grown to love her through the things she shares on her platform. Her smile shows that she has found happiness despite her struggles. She went [...]

Feature Friday: Colie

I felt a special connection with Colie because she too came home from her mission in Texas because of medical problems. I'm grateful for her willingness to share about that. Colie Jensen is 20-years-old and is currently a student at BYUI. She is passionate about dance, travel, and being in the moment. One of the [...]

Figuring Out How The Atonement Works… For ME

I have been engaged in a wrestle for a majority of 2018. Something has been going on inside me that has made me unsure of the life I knew. It has been a quarter-life crisis of sorts. I feel I need to mention that my testimony hasn't been at stake, it's nothing like that. The [...]

Feature Friday: Mindy

I met Mindy at the lunch meet-up that I co-hosted with Veronica from Utah Women's Retreats last Saturday. She was so easy to talk to and I feel like we have already been friends for longer than a week. She is doing amazing things! Mindy Rowley is a wife and mother of four kids, she [...]

Feature Friday: Julie

I found Julie through watching her on a Hi-Five Live with Ganel-Lyn Condie and then was lucky enough to meet her at a launch party in May. We have become close friends since and she has been a huge blessing to me in my life, I don't know what I would do without her. Her [...]

Feature Friday: Kim C

I met Kim at a launch party back in May and have been following her on Instagram since. I also had the opportunity to hear her roundtable discussion at SALT in September. The term "boss babe" comes to mind when I think of Kim because she is so gorgeous and just read her bio. She [...]

How My Mental Illness Has Changed My Outlook On Life

October 3, 2012, was a Wednesday just like today. How do I know that? Because it was the last day I would be known as "Hermana Harris." The age change was announced the weekend I came home from my mission. I was shocked like everyone else, and that shock eventually turned into anger and fueled [...]

Feature Friday: Alexis

I found Alexis' Instagram account and asked her to share her experience with anxiety. Her account is great and can be found here, she also has a Facebook page. Alexis Graff is 22-years-old and a mom of two little boys under age 2. She recently graduated from Dixie State University with a psychology degree, aspiring [...]

Feature Friday: Ian

Ian is my husband's cousin. He is the nicest guy and has made me feel like part of the family since day one. He asked me if he could share his story about his attempted suicide and I am glad he is brave enough to share that experience. Mental illness definitely has a stigma, that [...]