Let’s Talk.

Let’s Talk.

It’s the little things in life like having a mental health chat with your family at your favorite restaurant in town. Ever since I can remember, my mom and dad always brought us to Barker’s in our hometown, Hudson WI. This grew as a family staple. I remember one of the last times I went [...]

Self Care Boxes

While browsing Instagram, I found this amazing non-profit... Self Care Boxes. We hear about self love and self care all the time now, and really it is super important especially with your mental health. Self care for most is an item or an activity that makes you feel stress free, relaxed, and ready to take [...]

Goodbye January

Goodbye January

  Now that the month is coming to an end, I am reflecting on all the new opportunities that I have been given or experienced. This month was more than a start of a new year, it was the start of new experiences, friendships, and moments. This month I have celebrated my late father’s 50th [...]

Without You

Without You

This morning it hit me. You won't be in the stands cheering me on when I walk across the stage at graduation. You won't be there to give me a bear hug with that diploma in my hand. You won't be there to tell me to keep going. This morning it hit me. The conversation [...]

Meet Laura

Meet Laura

I shed a few tears while reading Laura's story and you might too... she's overcome so much. Here's why... "Before being diagnosed with an eating disorder, I actually knew I had problems with other mental illnesses. When I was in 7th grade I was bullied really badly and became very depressed. I began to engaging in [...]

be your be.

be your be.

be your be. A company run by young women who are on the path of doing great things in the world. be your be. Proceeds from their merchandise go to help stop the stigma of mental health. These three women will change the world and how you view mental health. Not only are their shirts [...]

Dear Grief

Dear Grief

Dear Grief, You Suck. When one continues to grieve... you find yourself very vulnerable in different situations throughout the day. I hate it. I hate that even when I go to schedule an oil change that I have to be reminded that I can no longer say it is under "Troy Johnson" or that if [...]

Meet Hailey Jutz

Meet Hailey Jutz

I first met Hailey when we became sorority sisters back a few years ago at UMD, from there we both transferred to different Universities and I continued to follow her story. She continues to amaze me everyday through every post and journey being a rock star role model for all ages. Here is her story... [...]