Ashley Paul is a hopeless wanderer, baker, runner, and photographer. She is passionate about supporting high school juniors and seniors to write compelling stories for their post-secondary careers. Her favorite genres are young adult, literary fiction, and memoir.

Ghosting *is* Communication

Everyone in your life is temporary.  Ghosting is defined as “the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication.”  Everyone you come across in life is not going to have the communication capability to articulate how they feel. I see people upset that the person they …

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Interview with Cynthia Owyoung

Cynthia Owyoung, Vice President of Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging at Robinhood, wrote a wonderful book called All Are Welcome. The book focuses on how to build more inclusive workplaces that deliver results. I appreciated the book for Owyoung’s honest reflections. Reading the book made the work more personal and applicable. Exercises are throughout the book …

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