Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Things They Don't Teach You At School

I've been making a list of the things they don't teach you at school. They don't teach you how to love someone. They don't teach you how to be famous. They don't teach you how to be rich, or how to be poor.
They don't teach you how to walk away from someone you don't love longer. They don't teach you how to know what's going on in someone else's mind. They don't teach you what to say to someone who's dying.
They don't teach you anything worth knowing.                                                     ~ Neil Gaiman

Friday, December 24, 2010

The truth is....

Truth is everyone's going to hurt you, you just have to find the ones worth suffering for.                                                                                                                                                             --Bob Marley

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Be Happy Happy

Sometimes we refrain ourselves from happiness, we keep away from joy, we entangle ourselves with gloomy thoughts and decide that this is how we are going to spend the rest of our lives.
And sometimes such a change occurs unconsciously, we become quiet without even knowing.
And sometimes we do all this just to save ourselves from further pain.
But at such moments we have to stop for a moment and ask ourselves one simple question
Why are we doing this?
For whom?
For what?
Was it because we were hurt by people? Do we think that by rejecting ourselves any kind of happiness would save us from people? Do we think that by doing all this people won't be able to hurt us any more? Really?
Was it because we were hurt by circumstances? Do we believe that our behaviour would not let such circumstances from happening again? Really?
Is that even possible?
Being human beings living a human life, pain, betrayal, lies, deception.. they are all just part of the process. In fact these are the most important components of what life is. You can't save yourself from being hurt. You just can't...

Then why do we forbid happiness?
Why not be happy in fear of being sad?

I have been there, done that. And believe me, there is no use. In fact I just wasted the time I could have spent enjoying my life..

Think like this:
You get to live once.. so live to the fullest...

Plus if you think that you being sad is going to affect the person who hurt you, then you are wrong. If it's revenge you sought, then don't be at the receiving end.

Being happy is the best revenge.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

New Beginnings

The past few days have been spent thinking up of a name and suggesting it first to my friend, who would tell if she likes the name or not, and then suggesting the names she likes to blogger, and let it inform me if the name has already been taken or not.
For some reason every name that came to my mind was something that would give the impression that the blog with such a name HAD to be full of positive content. And though somewhere deep down I want this blog to be positive, and I would try my level best to refrain from putting in my negative, depressing thoughts, I don't know if I would be able to go far with that. :) For a past few days I have also found my self reading some optimistic blogs. They put in a nice picture or some inspiring quote. And I want to do the same in my blog. Put in something good that people can learn from, and which gives them a positive outlook towards life.

So the names accepted by my friend were:
  • New Life.
  • Sunshine.
  • All smiles.
  • Why so serious? :P (of course from the movie)
These were all already taken. So I went to, and while searching for synonyms I came up with Oriental Sparkle. The name was available and when I asked my friend, she liked it too.. :D

Oriental means (usually initial capital letter) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Orient, or East; Eastern.
Sparkle means to issue in or as if in little sparks, as fire or light. 

Finally, I am here with my first post on my all new blog.