• Falling off balance? Give yourself permission to rest. | Gypsy Magpie

    Permission to Rest

    4 months. This place has been silent for 4 months. I wish I had some big reason for my absence. Instead, I have a hundred little ones but I’m not going to list them all here. All you need to know is that during a time of high stress, I pushed myself too hard to […]

  • In Honor of National Eating Disorder Week {Gypsy Magpie}

    For National Eating Disorder Week & Elle

    On Monday, my darling cousin posted this to Facebook along with a link to the NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION: “Hey everyone guess what?! It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week!!! *Throws confetti* About 6 years ago I started my battle with anorexia nervosa, an extremely dangerous eating disorder. In those 6 years I’ve had ups and […]

  • Live Happy Challenge

    Yesterday, on a SHOW I like to watch, DR. MATT TOWNSEND talked about how to live happy. {I DVR’d the show and watched it this morning while I was attempting to tackle the leaning tower of laundry I’ve been putting off for days…yep, piles of folded clothes never go put away. You surprised? You shouldn’t […]

  • Glass Knobs and other Randomness {Gypsy Magpie}

    Shiny New Knobs and other Randomness

    Today I went to the doctor to try and figure out why my body is doing the strange things that it is. We ended up discussing in depth the fate of my OVARIES. I left with a heavy heart and a racing mind, so I spent the rest of day hacking at weeds in the […]

  • Happy Home

    It seems like life has a way of ramping up the pace without me knowing it. One day I just get overwhelmed by it all and have to take a step back. I know there is not really a way to completely put the brakes on, but there has to be a way to make […]

  • Assume Good Will {Gypsy Magpie}

    Assume Good Will

    Is it just me, or does it seem lately that we are all a little too eager to jump down each other’s throats? Whether it be politics, religion, how someone looks, the type of music they listen to, right on down to how they looked at you this morning! Maybe it’s the ease of communication […]