The Team

What makes Open Our Eyes different than every other mental health related community?
Answer: YOU!

We know that having a solid team working behind the scenes is crucial to keeping this community going.
That’s why we are reaching out to YOU, our community, to grow the Open Our Eyes team and, in turn, grow the impact we make on the world.

Everyone on our team has a strong unwavering passion + an open mind + dependability + dedication + an out-of-the-box thinking style + a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the world.
We are redefining the way society looks at mental illness and forcing our community to have tough conversations.  We know that by being part of this community we are changing lives and that’s what drives us to keep doing it.

If you’re interested in joining us, send an email to  Tell Brittny a little about yourself, how you discovered our community and what skills/passions you can offer us.

We are a community of struggle but we know another world is possible and we’re working together to make that happen.



Brittny Habibti – Founder + Creative Director

I’m the founder of Open Our Eyes.  I firmly believe in the correlation of salvation and love, music the way some people believe in fairy tales and six impossible things before breakfast.  Only two seasons exist to me: summer + almost summer because nothing compares to the feeling of sand between your toes.  In addition to Open Our Eyes, I am a music + fashion Publicist.  I also blog + photograph weekly.  I have a huge heart for Africa + Palestine + LGBTQ community + young women knowing their worth.  I don’t believe in being comfortable or a calm course of existence.  But most importantly, I believe there is no problem that can’t be remedied with a Taylor Swift dance party + doughnuts.



Elizabeth Tolbert – Blogging Queen

I manage Open Our Eyes’ blog.  Live music is my favorite thing in the whole world and I believe it can truly heal people, if only for that moment.  I’m also a former Disney Cast Member. I studied in France for a semester in college and miss it every single day.  I’m obsessed with hair dye and Harry Potter, and I have a 15 year old cat who is the love of my life.  I believe in living positively and want to help others recognize their own importance in the world.  Music connects us all.



Hannah Salsberry – Captain Outreach 

As the Outreach Coordinator for Open Our Eyes, it is my passion to bring people together; believing that together we are a force for good.  I believe in second and third and seventieth chances.  I live in Nashville, TN where I spend my time doing hair + florist work + nannying.  I am a dreamer and a doer, artist and creator.  Often times, I am accused of using too many exclamation points, drinking too much chai tea and spending too much money on beauty products.



Bethany Polson – Social Media Mermaid

I’m one of the Social Media Coordinators here at Open Our Eyes, also a blogger! I love people a lot and feel like it’s my job to help as many as I can, whether that be by sharing some kind words or opening a door. I’m a Media Studies major at the University of Houston. I’m also a music blogger for Coog Radio. I got involved with Open Our Eyes because I know what it’s like to feel like you have nowhere to turn and no one should feel that way. Luckily, there are only open doors and steps forward, no turning back.



Bethany Hacker – Music Outreach Muggle

I am the music outreach coordinator for Open Our Eyes.  I eat, breathe, sleep, and live music everyday.  I’m constantly listening to new things and I try to share it with everyone I can.  I also write, photograph the world around me, and dream of taking over the world.  Music has helped me to stay alive and to heal when I needed it most.  Help me with my mission to provide music to heal everyone.