April 12

Good Gifting For Easter

Gifting for this Easter had been really difficult as I wanted to get really good things for Easter for family and friends, thoughtful and usable gifts , not just any gifts.  I never want to buy just because of buying something for showing off.  But when a  ibanez destroyer  came to my attention , I had to get this for my teenage son . He had wanted it for a long time.  A wee bit more than I want to spend , but I rather get him something he wants , then something he would be disappointed with.

April 10

Therapeutic Shopping

My girlfriend who is highly stressed because of work loves shopping online and since she loves music so much , she loves shopping at  guitar center jacksonville fl  .  Not only does she gets all her midi keyboard and accessories there , she also take note as to what to get for everyone during Easter, Christmases and birthdays on this site.   She said she can never go wrong with musical instruments as everyone in her family loves music.  She said it is therapeutic to shop online and I told her to do whatever makes her feel good.

March 25

Music For Relaxing


This year didn’t start off right for me and while I’m upset with some things that really could have been avoid , I have been looking at getting some  chesbro music  for relaxing my mind and soul and to calm myself down.  Did you know that music not only can help with better Feng Shui , it helps with clearing one’s mind and one is able to achieve a better sense of their surroundings and focus on what they need to do.  So if you are feeling annoyed , disturbed or basically not calm, trying listening to some music , it most definitely will help.

January 21

Music To Welcome The Lunar New Year

Chinese New Year is round the corner and even though we are living in the western culture and mostly follow the western ways of celebration , Chinese New Year is still very much important to us Asians living abroad in the West.   So every year to welcome new year , we always have the lion dance troupe to come and dance for the business and our home.  And this year , it is no different , so while we were on vacation to New York, we visited the  guitar center new york  to get some instruments to welcome the lunar new year with some drums and music played by the kids when the lion dance is done with their ceremonial dance and everyone is enjoying a piece of cake and coffee.  I loved that the kids are taking an initiative this year with making merry and welcoming the lunar new year.

December 9

Making Merry


Christmas is just round the corner and everyone is planning for Christmas parties and year end party and we are no different as well.  And I’ve always like the idea of livening the house because it’s always good Feng shui for the home and the people living at our house.  So party it is for us at home to make merry and make everyone happy but a  numark kmx02  is a must according to the entertainment director of the party.   And as long as it is not too expensive, we can buy one for long term investment.

November 15

Are You Bad Luck?


I hear people complain all the time that they are where they are because they are facing “BAD LUCK” .  Is there really such thing that one is having bad luck ?  for a period of time or a long period of their life.  Does bad luck follow you like some people claims?   A long time girlfriend of mine always joke that if she didn’t have bad luck, she didn’t have any luck at all.

The only reason why she keeps saying this is because bad things happens to her and her life all the time.  Her car breaks down , her son wants to commit suicide, she gets into a fight with her hubby and then her ex.  After her car is fix, she gets into an accident with the deer on the road.  Yes, it’s a never ending story for her , or should I say, it definitely seems to any one who knows her that she is having some kind of bad luck or a dark cloud surrounding her constantly.

But wait a minute , lets dig deeper and look deeper into my friend’s life and her surroundings as well as her circumstances.   How does one have so much bad luck you ask ?  And yes a deeper look into her life , you will find that although an extremely good person , my old friend makes some of the worst choices in her life and not willing to make any changes and thus continues to lament about it when bad things happen.  For example,  her car , she used to buy old cars, thus is always having car trouble.  When she finally did get a new car, she was driving it so fast even knowing that the area she lives in, is a deer hazard area.  So who can she blames if the deer comes running into her car all the time?


My girlfriend is so comfortable with the life she lives in and is not willing to make changes in her way of driving or the way she handles different aspect of her life, that she blames it on bad luck for anything that goes wrong in her life.  She doesn’t need to carry a cloud of bad luck with her all the time, all she needs to do is to stop doing what she is doing constantly and make changes and take action/s and take charge of her life and situation.  One needs to remove the fear , make some wise decision to make these changes and snap out of this “loser” mentality.   Nothing is impossible, unless, you don’t want to change, unless you don’t want to make things better.

When I see young people coming in to hand in their resumes because the court makes this young offender do it as part of their rehabilitation, do they really want to work?  They say that the reason that they got into trouble is because they didn’t have a job?  Or they have bad luck and gets fired after a few days of work , was it really bad luck?  or the attitude of these young people?  Anyone who’ve made mistakes in life, can make changes in their life if they want too, they don’t need to continue being losers or had bad luck following them.  The ability to step out of their comfort zone and face their fears about getting rejected by people or looked down upon by people , this is the first steps into making the improvement that is so much needed in their currently daunting life.

When one reads about Rag to Riches stories or even ex – con turn into millionaire, what does this tell you?  people are in charge of their own destiny.  When I cannot lose my weight for many years, it isn’t bad luck, it is my lack of ambition.  A lot of people blame their past, their life , bad luck and any possible thing they can come up with to not do what they have potential to do.  So if you are one of those with “BAD LUCK ”  all the time, you can make the bad luck go away on your own.   Get committed to the plan to simply want this change in your life, will yourself to do what you think  is causing your bad luck.
What defines your current situation that you are in , is what you are doing to yourself and your life.  Feng shui is not magic, it is the art of putting sensible thinking with the flow of good vibes and good energy into one’s life to make changes in your life.  If you are currently experiencing bad luck, will making changes make it worst?  after all you are already having bad luck, how much worst can it get ?  so don’t make excuses, make changes.
October 31

Special Gifts For Christmas


Christmas is round the corner and everyone is asking what is the best present for your loved ones, extended families and friends.  It’s about a month and a half away and like everyone else with the best intentions, this year GlassWithATwist.com presents custom beer mugs  that I really liked for all of them.  Not only do my family and friends drink lots of beer during the festive season, I feel that a custom made beer cup would be everyone’s favorite.

Why?  who doesn’t like their name on something , so that they can feel a sense of pride and boast about it to friends and family right on family gatherings or when friends drop in for a visit.  Like I mentioned earlier, you can personalized it and as for me I will print out a short joke, a inspiration quote  or memory for the person receiving it. It would feel and look like a nice touch and anyone can do it for that special friend , or family member , plus I like my present to stand out and thoughtful.

So if you are asking me about any feng shui gifts , I say give with your heart , give with thoughtfulness and everything will be great and friends and family would love it.

October 1

Negative News And People

Negative people or negative thoughts  or those who are constantly negative, you should stay far away from them.  Why?  Because they carry around them bad qi and bad luck is contagious , so I heard.  So if you meet someone like that , make sure you have very little contact with them.

September 19

Music For Business Front


Many years ago, when the spouse first started the business, we had speakers put outside the store , so that we can attract the customers to come into the store and of course for Feng Shui reasons as well.  We also had a flag flying around, so that there is movement outside our store.  If we had more money at that time, we would had gotten those  Musicians Friend PA Speaker systems  for that reason alone.  But since last year, the town has music playing on the Main Street to liven up downtown.  While some shop owners don’t like it, I thought it was a fabulous idea because I didn’t have to put a speaker outside our store now.