Fifty Shades of Taking Personal Responsibility

October 03, 2012
About a week ago, I picked up the first book in the Fifty Shades of Grey series  I had read an article that about how it had sold over 40 million copies worldwide, as a self-published book, and I honestly, I wanted to know what the fus was about And then I fell in Head first Consuming all three books in les than a week I haven't poured over books like that since, ahem, the Twilight series, which interestingly enough had a similar sort of ... keep reading

The Specific Use of a Body: Weight, Safety + Acceptance

September 27, 2012
I have always used my body in a very specific way I don't often talk about weight here, because I have very intentionally created a haven for addresing self-love in a weight-les, body-les sort of way, so that it can easily be tried on and amended by those readers who are coming from a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and sizes I have done this to make you feel comfortable However, I have also done this to keep myself comfortable, ... keep reading

Self-Love Series: Tara Sophia Mohr

September 26, 2012
Today I have the absolute honor of revealing a second secret interview series project: The Self-Love Series with yours truly and the phenomenal Margarita Tartakovsky from Psych Central's blog Weightles Side note: Margarita also has a fabulous personal blog that I recommend you checking out here Margarita and I are teaming up to bring you a monthly interview series around learning the beautiful and delicate art of self-love I am almost ... keep reading

A Very Merry 4th Birthday Medicinal Marzipan + Presents!

September 25, 2012
Four years ago today, I was sitting at my mother's kitchen table contemplating how I might posibly use my writing to cast a net, wide out, far into the ether of the internet to try and find myself a community that fit the person that I knew deep down that I was becoming I wrote and I wrote, putting all of my faith in the idea that with every word, an audience, a community, and a family of like-minded individuals might find their way to what I ... keep reading

What Kind of Eggs You Like + Who You (Really) Are

September 20, 2012
Open scene: Julia Roberts sits in front of a table of twenty plates, each laden with a different type of egg dish - scrambled eggs, omlettes, poached - trying to decide what type of eggs she likes The premise is this: She doesn't know what kind of eggs she likes outside of her relationships, thereby also not really understanding who she is outside of the context of her relationships She asks for her eggs however her sweetheart asks for them, ... keep reading