Essays and articles
A selection of published essays and articles
O, The Oprah Magazine
I’m 29, and I Love Spending Time With My 55-Year-Old Parents
Is This Normal? I Call My Mom for Everything
Is This Normal? I Talk Less to My Friends and I’m Happy
11 things people don’t tell you about growing up with an alcoholic parent.
Read one woman’s heartfelt letter to her father, an addict, on Father’s Day.
I practice self-care 11 simple ways every day, and it’s not always pretty.
These 11 childhood cliches are still totally on point.
A request from your chronically ill friend: what I need when we talk about my sickness.
Ashley is creative, conscientious and thoughtful. During her time as a freelance writer for Upworthy, she published personal essays that brought in hundreds of thousands of page views and inspired important conversations.
Jenni Gritters, Founder, ZEST Storycraft (Former Editor, Upworthy)