As my following continues to grow (thank you all so much!), I am starting to get a lot of similar questions from my Facebook, Instagram, and via my site. I noticed a number of common themes throughout the questions I've received since launching in March 2018, so I decided to compile this FAQ list so as … Continue reading FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) About Me & CounselorAshlei.com
Travel, totaling my car, rejection, stress... Gettin' real about how my first year went! *with pictures*
Would it be a Self-Awareness Series if we didn't reflect on the journey? Let's! What we know about self-awareness: It is a lifelong journey; not like a specific point to reach, but rather a commitment to continuing to learn about yourself It involves exploring both the good and not-so-good parts of yourself, and it may … Continue reading Self-Awareness Series Part 6 of 6: Reflections
This book made me cry!
What better way to become more self-aware than to engage in a process that is essentially aimed at increasing your self-awareness?
Book: Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity (Law, Meaning, & Violence) by Ann Arnett Ferguson Genre: Research, education Readability: 5/5 Length: 272 pages Cost: $17 on Amazon; $30 on Thrift Books Overall: 5/5 Ann Arnett Ferguson is currently an Associate Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies at Smith College in Northampton, … Continue reading Ashlei’s Bookshelf: Bad Boys by Ann Arnett Ferguson
For Part 1 of the Self-Awareness Series, click here. For Part 2 of the Self-Awareness Series, click here. For Part 3 of the Self-Awareness Series, click here. What better way to become more self-aware than to sit with your own thoughts? Mindfulness meditation involves being intentionally present with your inner and outer self, causing you to … Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation as a Journey in Self-Awareness | Self-Awareness Series Part 4 of 6
"The groundbreaking book that redefines what it means to be smart."
For Part 1 of the Self-Awareness Series, click here. For Part 2 of the Self-Awareness Series, click here. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet yourself as someone else? Or have you ever wondered what others really think about you? The Johari window is a tool that helps people to better understand themselves. … Continue reading Who Do You Think You Are?! A Look Into the Johari Window | Self-Awareness Series Part 3 of 6
And most importantly... They're FREE!
"Self-awareness".... Awareness of one self... Easy enough right? .... Maybe not so much.