Entries from January 2009

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Be Strong: How to Deal With Pain and Hardships in Your Life

photo credit: _Ganesha_ Every now and then life throws us in the deep end and tells us to swim. We find ourselves in overwhelming situations that we don’t know how to deal with. It might be the death of a loved one, a personal illness or a case of serious depression. In this post I […]

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Some Thoughts About My First Week on Twitter

photo credit: wonderferret I resisted signing up to Twitter for a long time. After previously beating a pretty serious Facebook addiction I thought it would be a bad idea to get into another social media network. I thought I would waste hours of time just as I had on Facebook. But, I can happily report […]

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

How You Can Defeat Cynicism and Become a Positive Thinker

photo credit: juicyrai Do you assume the best or the worst? Are you filled with hope or are you filled with doubt? Do you think kindly of the people around you or do you judge their motivations? At times it seems as if the whole world is absorbed in negative cynicism. In this post I […]

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Matters of the Mind: A Look into the Psychology of Meditation

photo credit: bidwiya This is a guest post by Psychology student Brittany Miller from Rose Tinted Glass. You’ve heard the popular mantra, you’ve seen the forms and know the behavior. It’s even prominent in the popular movie series Star Wars. Meditation is a mental discipline in which one “thinks” his or her way to a […]

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Want More Regular Updates? Follow Me on Twitter.

I just wanted to write a quick post to acknowledge all the emails I have received over the last two weeks asking me to update more regularly. I am deeply sorry for not writing more often and, to be honest, feel dreadful that the blog has slowed down to a measly two posts per week. […]