Somewhat of a Memoir, ONE: New Years Eve Tears

This story is… FOREVER UNTITLED AND      PERPETUALLY UNFINISHED SOMEWHAT OF A MEMOIR BY ASHLINN PARSONS NEW YEAR’S EVE TEARS are a real thing that I’m going to bottle then mix with essential oils and some beeswax turning the mixture into a candle that I can burn to light and have a seance to vow and... Continue Reading →

On Attitude and Gratitude

Hey loves, It seems like my posts are getting fewer and farther between but I have not forgotten about you -- not in the least! It's been something to adjust back to full-time work after three years off, all while managing my mental health and lingering effects from my chemo treatments for leukemia that you can... Continue Reading →

10 Commandments for my 28th birthday

August 12th is my birthday and my 10 Commandments for my 27th Year (should read 27th birthday) got an overwhelming response so I thought I'd bring the format back and do a year check-in. Here are some (10) things I'm reminding myself of as I barrel into my 29th year. 1. Don't wait: Remember where I left it off... Continue Reading →

Aftermath: Chester Bennington Suicide

Disclosure: Sensitive content about suicide, read at your own discretion. I may not have anything smart to say about suicide, as awful a thing as it can be, the tributes coming in too late, as if only if that outpour of support and love was there before, maybe, just maybe, something would have gone different. I... Continue Reading →

The God Delusion

So I disclosed in one of my recent posts that for an extended period of time I thought I was the resurrection of Jesus Christ. I titled today's post 'The God Delusion', but this belief is actually medically categorized as a 'grandiose delusion' and there are some things about this phenomenon that I want to... Continue Reading →

Beyond Silence

Last night I watched Beyond Silence, a documentary about living well with mental health disorders executive produced by none other than my gal Demi Lovato and there were a few things that stood out for me. The half-hour feature follows Jeff, Lauren, and Lloyd in their journey of recovery and maintaining a healthy life despite the diagnosis of... Continue Reading →

Anxiety

It's no secret that I struggle with my mental wellness, and anxiety is a big part of that. One of the symptoms of my mental illness is when I see everything as a symbol or a sign. Numbers and colours have great significance, car brands represent people, and there was even a time when I... Continue Reading →

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