Heather Newell Oglesby

Hi! I'm Heather. I am a writer and counselor in-training. I share stories so we can keep the magic of being human alive. I spend a great deal of time going on long walks with my wife, rollerblading, learning, and traveling to find new adventures. By day, I work as an Education and Employment Specialist for Jefferson Center for Mental Health, working with adolescents who have experienced their first episode of psychosis. A Colorado native, I love dark-roasted coffee, sunshine, and succulents. Enthusiasm, passion, and possibility: that's me at my best.


It’s recently come to my attention that all of us – you, me, the grocer, the man in the car to your right, the neighbor down the street – we’re all seeking. What, exactly, are we looking for? I think we’re searching (be it subconsciously or totally, 100% fully aware) to connect with each other. […]


educate divine & yazina

Hi y’all, As many of you know, I am currently fundraising to help support my dear friends, Divine and Yazina, with their school fees for them to finish their secondary education over the next three years. I’m passing along the link which provides full explanation and a break-down of the current budget. Please pass along […]