Ask April- Aging

Welcome to Ask April, a no-nonsense advice column focusing on what it is you can do to correct things that need correcting.  While we all know much in life is out of our control, and sometimes, our reaction is all we CAN control- we really do have a lot of personal power, thankfully. Our will…

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The Teenage Liberal

I'm writing this story at 2 o'clock in the morning, simply to introduce myself and say hello to the community. Though I am entitling this "The Teenage Liberal" (mostly because all of the other authors on here have a cool tag line) I don't want readers to be discouraged from reading my work. I have…

I Survive On Naps

And it’s extremely unfortunate how true that statement actually is. Let me explain. I want to start off by saying that the reason I’m hesitant to write about my personal struggle with insomnia is because there’s very little empathy that’s expressed when it’s brought up. Now, I’m definitely not looking for that in any way,…

Creating an Insomniac

I honestly don’t even know why I’m writing this, but writing has always given me solace in times of frustration and chaos. You see, I’m an insomniac, and I wanted to share my story. This isn’t one of those Fight Club, crazy, insomnia stories; this is more of a “how I got here,” story. Now,…