Articles in the category Deeper Thinking

Breaking the Silence About Domestic Violence

While we all know that certain types of behavior can destroy a relationship, sometimes these behaviors can actually ruin a person’s life. Domestic violence might be a very difficult topic for some people to talk about, or even hear about, but it’s crucial that more people start to recognise when either themselves or someone they know […]

Is There a Difference Between Religion and Spirituality?

With an estimated 4,200 religions in existence today, it’s understandable why many people are confused about religion and spirituality. While some consider one to be different from the other, the others believe they are just one and the same. By definition, religion refers to one’s belief in God or gods. It can also mean a […]

7 Things You’re Doing Right Now That Makes You Sad

What makes us sad? Sadness is an emotion that can range from feeling bummed out because the last chocolate donut was heisted by the enemy coworker to feeling almost numb or paralysed over a relationship that has ended. Sadness takes away self assurance. What else makes us feel sad? We might have control over how […]

How to Practice Mindfulness in Online Dating

Online dating has become a widespread activity among men and women. But just like in the traditional dating styles, there are principles of behavior to live by, if you want to find a decent partner worthy of your love and respect. Men, especially, are not very mindful of how they present themselves to women and […]

Is Parental Marriage Blessing Still Relevant Today?

Relationships can be complicated and when family members are involved, it becomes even more complex when it comes to marriages. When planning to pop the question, most men will approach their partner’s parents to ask them for their daughter’s hand in marriage. But what would happen if the parents refuse? Is it still advisable to […]

4 Sources of Hope and Strength: A Story of Surviving Cancer

It takes a certain amount strength to make it through a difficult situation. Whether you have just been fired, you have received a horrible diagnosis, or you’ve found out your lifelong partner is leaving you, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when everything seems to be crashing […]

8 Attitudes to Develop to Have a Happier Year Ahead

Our new year’s resolutions all have one goal in common: to make us happy. Whether it is to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, improve ourselves or become better at managing our finances, we feel elated if we succeed in following them through. But what people usually miss is that our attitudes and outlook […]

3 Tips for Enhancing Communication with Mindful Listening

With the entry of the third millennium, communication has been made possible in various forms. Face-to-face talking has lessened somewhat, replaced by texting, chats, emails and video calls, to name some. But what remains important in any form of communication is effective speaking and mindful listening.  In this post, you will learn what mindful listening […]

Avoid These 5 Habits and Become a Happier Person

Happiness is an abstract concept for which there is no universal measuring stick. That’s why it’s hard to say if a person is happy or not. Fleeting moments of positive emotions that come from one-time events like enjoying a movie or meeting up with old friends make us happy. But how long do these feelings […]

5 Simple Tips on How to Remain Positive in the Midst of Negativity

When all we hear are bad news and our own personal life isn’t so good either, it’s difficult to remain positive. Negativity can affect our mindset and moods without us being aware of it and can seep in unnoticed in almost every aspect of our fragile lives. Before we know it, our happy meter has dropped […]