Articles in the category Entertaining Stuff

Ethical Dilemma #2 – Would You Tell Her?

photo credit: RubyPanther Two weeks ago I asked the readers of The Daily Mind whether they would give a poor family money if they also had to give money to a drug dealer. You can see the great conversation (and debate) that ensued by clicking here. This week I have another question that I would […]

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 […]

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. […]

New Poll: What Would YOU Like to See More of at The Daily Mind?

Time for a new poll. I am really interested in the results for this one because it will help me make The Daily Mind a better blog for everyone involved. The question for this month’s poll is: What would YOU like to see more of at The Daily Mind? The poll is located in the […]

Mediation Masters, Secret Yogis and Enlightened Beings (Videos)

Last week I showed you a video that contained rare footage of some of Tibet’s greatest meditation masters. Today I present you with the full series. What’s in the videos? In these videos you will see Tibet’s most famous meditation masters, its most secret yogis and its most enlightened beings. Anyone interested in meditation or […]

President Barack Obama: Change We Need

What we are witnessing now is an historic moment. Barack Obama has won the election and is now the President of the United States of America. Finally. This is a truly amazing moment because it marks the end of the disastrous Bush Administration and ushers in an era where the American people have chosen a […]

And the Winner of the iPod Shuffle is…

Congratulations to our contest winner Miss Attica! You have won yourself a brand new iPod Shuffle for entering our email subscriber competition. I have sent you an email with details on how to claim your prize. I used a random number generator to find a number between 1 and 1000. The random number calculated was […]

Last Chance to Win a Free iPod Shuffle

Today is the last day to enter the contest to win a free iPod Shuffle. To enter all you have to do is follow the simple instructions here. The winner will be announced tomorrow (Friday the 17th) at 5pm. Thank you to all the hundreds who have already entered. Good luck!

Win a Free iPod Shuffle – Email Subscriber Contest

Okay time for a bit of prize winning fun! I am giving away a FREE iPod Shuffle to one lucky subscriber to celebrate The Daily Mind’s 150th post. How to Enter: There are two simple steps you have to follow to win the free iPod: 1. Subscribe to The Daily Mind by email before Friday […]

New ‘Nested Comments’ Software at The Daily Mind

I just want to draw your attention to the new “nested comments” software that I have installed on The Daily Mind. I am really excited about it! What does it do? What this does is allows comments to be more conversational by nesting replies to comments. So, if you ask me a question in the […]

Why (Almost) Every House Should Have a Pet

Last week the Daily Minder house got a tiny new addition (pictured above). His name is Cino (pron. Chino) and he is an eight week old Ragdoll kitten with bright blue eyes. Having him run around my feet while I cook dinner and attack my fingers while I clack away at the keyboard has been […]

What Questions Would You Ask Sarah Palin?

Last night my best buddy and I stayed up until 2am watching different videos about Sarah Palin. I guess we were trying to find some answers to this whole saga – perhaps it is a joke after all! Sadly, we didn’t find any answers. Sarah Palin is not a big Republican office prank. She is […]

The Power of Love: Proof That Animals Have Emotions

Every now and then you see a bit of footage that hits you in a place you forgot you had inside you. The video I am about to show you is one of them. Today my brother showed me a short clip that really touched me. In fact, it was difficult to hold back the […]

Using Panic Attacks as Meditation

I want to show you a video by one of my buddhist teachers, Mingyur Rinpoche. Rinpoche is a very high lama of the Tibetan Kagyu tradition; he has spent over ten years in isolated meditation retreat working with his mind. He is known worldwide as a great meditation master and has been recognized by the […]

100th Post on The Daily Mind!

photo credit: Pixeldays We have reached our 100th post here on The Daily Mind! To be honest I cannot believe it. It seems like only yesterday I was writing the first post at my old house. Since then so many things have happened. I have met some really amazing people, spent hours reading some of […]

New Poll Up Today: Please Vote!

I just want to let you know that a new poll is up in the sidebar. This poll is a little different as it is asking TWO QUESTIONS. This means you will have to give TWO ANSWERS. The first question is “Where do you read The Daily Mind?” and the answers are “work”, “home” or […]

An Indian Update From The Daily Minder

Hi guys! I hope all of my fantastic readers are well and not missing me too much! I just wanted to write a quick post to give you an update of where I am and what I am doing as well as to give you an idea of what posts I will have in the […]