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Grow Into a Healthier & Happier You

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When you can't change or control what's happening around you, it's the best time to turn inward. Sometimes through the most challenging times in life, come the greatest opportunities for growth.  That's where this book was born. From breakdown to breakthrough, I take you along my personal growth journey after facing a mental health crisis.

Be led on an inspirational path to motivate yourself to discover what matters in life for resilience and happier living.

About The Author

Jill (VanderZanden) Bilka

Jill is an outdoor loving, community supporting, craft beer drinking, business owner, and Mom of three that thrives on making a difference in her community. She is passionate about mental health awareness, advocating for local trails, and building community to help with overall wellness. 

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Book Purchase Options

No two readers are alike, so we have prepared formats to meet your needs and preferences.

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Paperback Book

Nothing is quite the same as holding a book in your hands, turning the pages, and maybe folding a few corners to come back or share with someone later.




If your bookshelf is overflowing perhaps an electronic version is best for you. Take it with you on your device wherever you go.


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Signed Paperback Book

Customers asked so we are delivering. Get a personalized, signed copy of Grow Through What You Go Through: How to Plant Seeds for Personal Growth in your hands.

Books will be available for purchase at the events or if you've already purchased a book you can bring it in.

$18.00 (at event)
​(PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, or Cash Accepted) 
Exclusively available at upcoming

Speaking Events and Author Meet & Greets

Words From The Heart

In a bad situation, you have three choices: you can let it define you, destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.
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