There are many sayings insisting that in order to be loved by others, we must love ourselves first. But is this necessarily true?
4 tips for staying abreast of the latest, cutting-edge research in the counseling field
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
We know that it's something we should do on a regular basis... But somehow, we still struggle to understand it and apply it to our own lives, consistently.
Whenever people are in an active crisis or considering taking their own lives, it is commonly recommended that they call the National Suicide Hotline for immediate emotional support. However, many people are afraid to utilize the Suicide Hotline as a resource, either out of fear of the unknown (i.e., "What will happen when I call?") or… Continue reading What Happens When You Call the National Suicide Hotline | From a Former Volunteer
I was the girl in elementary school who couldn't be seen without her planner, or "agenda book" as I used to call it. I wrote everything down inside of it including my class schedule, extracurricular activities, homework and to-do lists, and anything else in between. Throughout middle school, high school, college, and graduate school, I… Continue reading Why I Ditched My Planner for a Bullet Journal
If you are a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, or even if you interact with children and/or adolescents on a regular basis, I highly recommend you read this book!
You may be feeling anxious or nervous about your first therapy session, and you may not know what to expect from it. Well, I've got you covered (per usual).
If you're searching for a good, financial self-help book... Look no further!
One year ago, I decided that I would go skydiving to commemorate my birthday. I am so glad that I did. Would I do it again? Yes! In a heartbeat. But before you take the dive, I have some things about my skydiving experience that I want to share that could help prepare you for… Continue reading So You Want to Skydive? Here’s What You Should Know. (Plus Full Skydiving Video!) | 1 Year Anniversary