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
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
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
Tired of the same old meals? Looking to try something new in the kitchen? See what this counselor eats to keep things interesting!
I am 24 years old with 4 tattoos. I love each of my tattoos for different reasons, and they each hold a special place in my heart and mind. I often find myself gazing at the artwork on my body, amazed at the possibilities and beauties of life that is self-expression through tattoo ink. When… Continue reading Please Stop Asking Me To Explain My Tattoos
I've been wearing a combination of pads and tampons since my menstrual cycle began sometime in middle school. Tampons usually during the day and pads normally at night. It wasn't until very recently that I pondered on just how much waste I was producing and how much money I was spending on tampons and pads... I'm… Continue reading Why I Dumped Tampons for a Menstrual Cup
“Move in silence. People don’t need to know your every move before it’s made.” “Move in silence. Let your work speak for you.” “Move in silence. Someone is always trying to one-up you.” In a society where everything is seemingly posted on front street (i.e., social media), it is natural to want to keep some… Continue reading Why I Choose NOT to “Move in Silence” on Social Media