1. AAAARRRGGHHH!!! It's SO hard to conquer my wants. There are times I'm tempted to buy some stuff, but I just have to bite my tongue and I have to tell myself, "Do you REALLY need them? Maybe you think you need them, but in the end you'll realize that you just WANT them and that you don't really need them. You'd better save your money for rainy days, you know?"
2. Sometime ago, a friend of mine wrote a post in her blog. She was wondering if positivism or positive thinking really existed. She was curious whether it was just our self-defense. In the end she said she didn't believe in positivism, so she chose to be a realistic person.
I think that positive thinking does exist. It may sometimes start as a form of self-defense, but the more we practise thinking positively, the easier it becomes. It becomes a habit. And if we keep on doing the habit, it'll blend into our character in the long run. There may be times when we are forced to think positively just to survive, but what's wrong with that? I think being realistic IS important, but realism without a positive frame of mind is like accepting your situation without hope for a better tomorrow. At least that's what I think. Any other opinions???
P.S. I just want to share this one as it's SO hilarious: Gender Differences.