Author Archive | Ashley Manson

We are pregnant… why am I not happier?

My husband and I had been trying to start a family and finally the day came when we discovered we were expecting. I was over the moon with excitement and then, well, I wasn’t. I was filled with an abundance of emotions that included both positive and negative. Along with those emotions came guilt. “I […]

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Self What?! Self-Care

“I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.”  —Audre Lorde We often measure our success in the things we accomplish and the to-do list we complete. On occasion doing something for ourselves is last on the list, if we are even on the […]

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