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Lacey Johnson

POPSUGAR Contributor

Lacey Johnson is an award-winning essayist, editor and journalist. Also a doting wife, mom, enthusiastic overthinker and coffee connoisseur. Having worked with an eclectic range of celebrated experts and thought leaders — including Deepak Chopra, Daymond John and Gabrielle Bernstein, her word babies can be spotted in a variety of top magazines and digital media sources including Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, O, The Oprah Magazine and others—many of which have been syndicated by Apple News, MSN and Yahoo! millions of times. She's also been a featured guest on a variety of Forbes' top podcasts.​

With a deep intrigue for human beings, and a passion for smacking her readers in the face with the truth, she writes and reports boldly about topics in the realms of mental health, relationships, women’s issues and self-optimization. She's author of the 21-Day Radical Life Renovation: Anchor Joy, Explode With Confidence and Redesign Your Future, and is deep in the process of finalizing her first hardback, which is a dazzling guide that explores the opportunities within pain and trauma, and how they might be transformed into providence and power.

Latest Posts by Lacey

Has COVID Made Some of Us Socially Awkward?
How to Deal With Narcissistic Family Over the Holidays
How to Navigate Political Differences in Relationships
Why I'm Sick of Parent-Shaming
How to Support New Parents Without Overstepping
Why I Don't Think of My Brothers as Half-Siblings
What It Was Like When My Baby Had Colic
Photos of Dogs Twinning With Their Owners
The Piece of Advice That Calmed Me Down Before Childbirth
How I Learned to Survive Postpartum
How I Rediscovered Myself After Motherhood
Scariest Haunted Houses in the World
Q&A on Gen Z, Social Media, and Mental Health
Why You Should Stop Asking Me If I'm Having More Kids
How to Prepare For Motherhood When You've Lost Your Mother
Why You Shouldn't Give Pregnant Women Advice
What It's Like Being Raised by a Single Dad
Why It's OK to Drink at Your Wedding
Can a Pet Make You Happier?
Signs of a Healthy Marriage
Signs You Should End Your Friendship
What Marriage Is Really Like Essay