Laura Johnson

Laura Johnson

Laura Johnson, PhD, is a cultural geography lecturer at Humboldt State University, a yoga teacher, and a freelance writer. She and her husband live in Eureka, CA, where they are building a permaculture homestead, operating a cottage food business, and working toward personal and collective healing.

Recent Articles

Cat sitting in a flower pot in the sun.

How Personal Grief Connects Us to Shared Compassion

Laura Johnson’s eight-month-old cat died as the California wildfires destroyed nearby homes. She reflects on how her deeply personal loss opened her heart to society's shared humanity.