I'm from Neptune. No, not the farthest planet from the sun, but from Neptune, New Jersey. I'm a writer, poet, blogger, and an Oxford comma enthusiast. I go by @SleeplessAuthor on Twitter and @SleeplessAuthoress on Instagram.
7 Reasons Why Creative Writers Should Keep a Dream Journal
As writers, we’re constantly prodding at our subconscious minds, digging for new ideas, and for creative ways to share our thoughts.
How to Craft Your Ideal Writing Environment
Turning your writing spot into a writer's nirvana is possible without breaking the bank. Customizing your writing space can be a fun way to put yourself in the best position for productivity. Imagine if you could harness coffee-shop levels of ambiance and concentration without taking a step outside.
Should You Edit, Rewrite, or Shelf Your Dusty Old Novel?
How do you feel about going back to your old work and trying to revise it? You have that old book kicking around. You know the one. It’s that book you wrote a while ago that you’ve been meaning to get back to, but you just haven’t gotten around to yet.
6 Ways Ashtanga Yoga Transformed My Practice
When I first started practicing yoga in 2017, I was a skeptic who had no idea about all the different types of yoga. As an office worker, I had too much stress and I didn’t exercise often enough. That combination of problems led me to yoga, but I only dipped my toes into the world of yoga at first.
5 Ways to Keep It Together While Working From Home
We all see those smashingly successful entrepreneurs out there living flexible lifestyles. We stare them in jealously, practically salivating over their seemingly Instagram perfect lives.
How to Share Your Opinion When You’re Terrified of Conflict
One of the most common pieces of advice I read on ideation and brainstorming topics to write about is to write about what makes you angry. I always cringe a little when I read this; I am notorious for picking harmless topics that no one can get offended over. I’m so afraid of conflict that I avoid controversial topics like they’re medieval plague doctors. I avoid subjects that I want to write about because I’m afraid of the reaction I’ll get.
Science Says Reading Can Improve Your Health
"Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world." ― Voltaire Reading is often elevated as a way for people to defend their knowledge, sound smart, or seem like important people. There are a lot of articles out there about how reading one million books a year will change your life. I'm exaggerating here, but you've also seen those articles.
How to Find Your State of True Relaxation
How often do you really relax? We all have different levels of relaxation. We relax when we're not at work or in class, we relax when we're out with friends.