Lacey is a writer, journalist and wife residing in Nashville, TN. With a passion for ruffling feathers, serving up inspiration and smacking her readers in the face with the truth, she writes boldly about self-care, personal growth and relationships. Her writing style is a blend of introspection, entertainment and heartfelt celebrations, and has been published by media sources all of the Internet and in print magazines. Lacey often drives her point home with a wink, a whisper and a sprinkle of wit, however occasionally only a lion's roar will do. Forgive her. For more doses of love, enthusiasm and articles worth reading, check out her pride and joy:

Lacey Johnson's Articles

Value your mother, even when it's hard. (Image Credit: Unsplash)

Stop What You're Doing And Call Your Mother

Thoughts of my mother often feel like the prick of a needle. Piercing, wincing — peeling my flesh and slowly letting the life pour out.
When I was...
Lacey Johnson    |   12.9.16 12am   |   SHARE
Ultimately, his love was stronger than my fear. And, I surprised myself to discover that so was mine.

Childhood Tragedy Made Me Terrified of Settling Down

When I was six years old, my mother and three close family members were killed in a sudden and public tragedy, hurling those of us who survived into a state of emotional upheaval. It was a time when... Read...
Lacey Johnson    |   10.24.16 12am   |   SHARE
Please don’t tell me “I want what you have” — not unless you want me to run for the hills and hide. Image: Thinkstock.

Your Jealousy Isn't Flattering

One person’s successful venture or exalting victory — regardless of what it is — does not take away the possibility of anyway else’s. This world is vast, and there is plenty of room for everyone’s... Read...
Lacey Johnson    |   06.1.16 12am   |   SHARE
As agonizing as Kimberly’s death was for me, though, it also presented me with an unlikely gift: It forever altered the way I view friendships. Image: Thinkstock.

This Is What It Feels Like When Someone You Love Commits Suicide

I have never judged Kimberly for her decision. After all, I too have found myself at a point where I was not immune to such thoughts. I may not have delved into the same level of heaviness she did,... Read...
Lacey Johnson of Babble    |   04.27.16 12am   |   SHARE