Posts by Ashley Sword

Ashley Sword is the founder of For the Good, a site that was created to share uplifting messages as a means of filling people up in a deeper, meaningful way. She’s currently forming For the Good workshops and events across the country. If you’re interested in partnering, click here to connect.

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My Life with an Alcoholic Parent (and 6 Addiction Myths)

“Be the person who breaks the cycle. If you were judged, choose understanding. If you were rejected, choose acceptance. If you were shamed, choose compassion. Be the person you needed when you were hurting, not the person who hurt you. Vow to be better than what broke you—to heal instead of becoming bitter so you can act from your heart, not your pain.” ~Lori Deschene

Take a moment to look around where you are right now. Look at the people surrounding you, whether you’re in your office, a waiting room, or the line at the post office.

Statistically, one out …