Brianna Wiest is a writer based in Philadelphia. She aims to share words that encourage awareness and self-understanding. Brianna is the author of seven books, including the bestselling essay collection 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think (2016) The Mountain Is You (2020) and Ceremony (2021).
Brianna's work has been seen in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, Medium, Forbes, and more. She has a B.A. in English with a concentration in Professional Writing from Elizabethtown College, and is currently a Partner at Thought Catalog.
After years of spiritual seeking, personal development and healing her own mental health through reading, meditation and self-exploration, Brianna’s goal is to help others move through life with more ease and to recognize the potential latent within us all.