Ask Marzipan: What Happens When My Best Friend Gets Engaged?

July 17, 2009
So, I must confes, this is what I have been asking myself for the past two weeks It feels like suddenly my life has been pushed into adult overdrive with people working serious jobs and getting married and thinking babies and getting degrees And for a person with high anxiety/an over-active imagination, let me tell you, my brain has been REELING for days It's a bit like this - excited, scared, what am I doing with my life!, excited, sad about ... keep reading

What I Learned From Weight Watchers

July 09, 2009
and how those reminders impacted the rest of my life  So last night I was sitting at dinner, merrily celebrating my sweetheart's birthday, and I was thinking about the promise that I made her as one of her birthday presents: a week without fighting and discord And I suddenly felt several emotions simultaneously First, I was feeling embarrased about my needines/insecurity/penchant for fighting, and the fact that we even needed to come to an ... keep reading

Learning to Love Your Body Regardless of Your Size

July 03, 2009
As I was just browsing one of my new and favorite blog finds, sexgenderbody, a reader poll pertaining to body image appeared on the homepage which reminded me of something I had been meaning to addres for quite some time now As you all know, and hopefully adore, Medicinal Marzipan is at its heart a blog that works to promote self love, positive body image, and personal well-being, as well as negotiating the complicated and often difficult road ... keep reading

Ask Marzipan: How Do I Keep a Negative Friend From Ruining my Positive Thinking?

June 15, 2009
Dear Marzipan, I read your blog last week when you wrote about manifesting, which is something that I'd already been working on in my personal life I wondering if you have any tips for keeping a negative friend from ruining your positive outlook I love my friend, but sometimes her negative energy is really difficult for me to be around I feel like there are so many great things happening in my life, I just wish she could be happy for me ... keep reading

Learning to Manifest Your Dream Life

June 12, 2009
I believe in manifesting your own destiny I believe in it whole-heartedly I believe that if you are able to concretely imagine the life that you want, not just abstractly wishing for something better or wanting more from your daily grind or a better lover or bank account, but being able to specifically determine your goals/dreams, you can bring those positive changes into existence And I’ve read all the books Sometimes when I’m extra anxious ... keep reading