Mary Barras

Mary Barras is the mother of 14-year-old Jonas the Bonus and two mutts named Mugsy and Sparky. They enjoy their life in Austin, Texas, and have thus far avoided melting in the blazing Texas summers. She appreciates the simple things in life, as even the smallest joy is such a far cry from being in the quicksand of depression. Teaching high school, cooking, and visiting with friends is what lights her fire!

Devastation Is a Choice

Mary Barras shares how she went from suffering to triumph; from depression and anxiety to renewal. It’s hard to choose to heal when one...