Jane Clayson Johnson

Jane Clayson Johnson is an award-winning journalist known for her work at CBS News, ABC News, and the nationally syndicated NPR program On Point. Over more than two decades, she traveled the world covering stories and interviewing the biggest newsmakers of the day. Jane is the best-selling author of I Am a Mother and Silent Souls Weeping. She and her husband, Mark, live in Boston. They are the parents of five children and grandparents of three.

March 11, 2022 09:50 AM MST
“Will you sit down? I’ve been waiting for someone who would listen to the story of my shoes.”
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March 03, 2022 01:30 PM MST
A wise therapist once told me that life isn’t really about being happy. It’s about finding peace. This lesson struck me with renewed force when I learned the story behind our beloved Latter-day Saint hymn “Where Can I Turn for Peace?”
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January 07, 2022 07:00 AM MST
Now, more than ever, we need to keep talking about depression and doing things to help those who feel desperately alone. 
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December 31, 2019 09:26 AM MST
More than 12years ago, I read a touching post on a popular blog about everything the writer had done wrong when he first responded to his wife’s depression. Tom and his wife had been married only five years when he wrote the article, but it was filled with insight, hope, and positivity. Among the things he says he got wrong:
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March 13, 2019 04:31 PM MDT
Isabela’s* depression first manifested as anxiety, hitting during her seventh-grade year of school. Her mom, Luiza,* remembers it coming on suddenly. The only signs that anything was off-kilter masked themselves as the typical worries and changes that accompany the move to middle school and making new friends. One day Isabela seemed fine, the next, “I really felt like her soul had been kidnapped from her,” Luiza says.
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January 30, 2019 10:02 PM MST
You begin the book with an open and frank exploration of your own harrowing journey through depression. Was that a hard story to tell?
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