Christie Havey Smith is a Los Angeles-based author

and a contemplative writing instructor.

“Grow offers a beautiful, mindful space that serves as a guide to both silence and authentic language—a map to the self co-written by the reader.” -Sarah Herrington, Co-author of Wanderlust: A Modern Yogi’s Guide to Discovering Your Best Self.“

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Christie Havey Smith leads retreats and contemplative writing workshops in Los Angeles where she lives with her husband and three children.


GROW is a guided journal that follows the patient process of nature from seed to bloom, facilitating readers to write their way into deeper awareness and cycle through personal discoveries.


Growing Awareness & Peace, LMU June 9th