Posts by Ashley Arcel

Ashley Arcel is a freelance writer and student Midwife. She is interested in writing as a way to fully embrace and explore the human experience and to celebrate the unique moments of joy and sorrow that are a part of individual discovery. She lives in Bozeman, Montana. Visit her at The Girl in Long Shorts.

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Moving On Isn’t Failure: 5 Lessons On Changing Paths

“Letting go isn’t the end of the world. It’s the beginning of a new life.” ~Unknown

Ever since I was young, I have been intensely driven and very goal-focused. I have never been the type to flip-flop and I have …

How to Stop Hurting When You Feel Like You’ve Been Wronged

“At any given moment, you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end.” ~Christine Mason Miller

Several months ago my partner’s father (we’ll call him D) verbally attacked me. A couple weeks later …