It’s barely in the twenties outside and I’m currently running on roughly four hours of sleep. While I’m tempted to put off writing today, it just wouldn’t work with my goal of writing more this year. Today’s post is a bit different from norm but I feel it’s important to share a glimpse of my… Continue reading 50 Quotes to inspire the soul
2016 is done. DONE. What seemed like the longest year ever has packed its bags, hit the road, and is gone for good. While the year overall certainly wasn’t a good one, good things came of it. It’s important to remember to mentally check off and log the daily small victories so when a year like 2016… Continue reading Kiss to send it off
“Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.” —Brené Brown When was the last time you did something that took courage? Something that made your heart beat a little faster and play into your vulnerabilities and nervousness? So much of the time we all take the ‘safe’ route simply because it’s familiar… it’s known… it’s… Continue reading Through the looking glass
Good morning sun shines! Today is going to be a great day! Rise up and meet the day with enthusiasm. I’ve been on a big kick lately to be more self-aware and make sure I’m focusing only on the positive. Thoughts manifest… so if we’re all manifesting something we might as well make sure it’s… Continue reading Carpe the hell out of this diem!
Bollocks. It’s back. I haven’t had a day like this in a while… the anxiety has managed to creep in, kick its shoes off, and make itself comfortable today. 2016 has been a year of extremes and as I mentioned in my last post, the end all be all of roller coaster rides. Earlier in… Continue reading Anxious Mind
It’s been awhile… a lot has happened in this crazy year of 2016. As I begin my year in review I want to remind all of you to embark upon 2017 with your heads held high! This year has been full of its trials and tribulations, challenging and forcing us to morph and evolve into… Continue reading Lessons . Music . Harvard . Swooning
Music makes the world go round. It’s what gives us all something to connect on in the most basically complex way possible. Yes, I fully understand that is an oxymoron but when you really think about it, it’s true. Music can bring nations together and it can also divide them. If I had a nickel… Continue reading Music
Wait, what? I’m how old? When did that happen? Thirty sneaks up on you in the same sense that an elephant could sneak up on you. You know it’s coming yet still are surprised when it hits. I don’t really feel any older. I don’t think I look any older. Would like to think I’m a… Continue reading 10 things I wish I knew in my 20’s
Nothing like starting a new blog on one of the most bleak topics ever… but here it goes. I created Magpie in the City as a new venture, a way to express myself and open up; something that has proven to be a bit of a struggle for an INTJ as myself. Just a bit… Continue reading Mourning the father I never knew.