Small Things That Can Change Your Life : Make the Bed

Take those two minutes from your free morning routines and make your bed. “And if by chance you have a miserable day, you will come home to a bed that is made.” William McRaven, a retired US navy admiral advised graduates at the University of Texas speech in 2014 saying, ‘If you wanna change the…

US Holocaust Museum Mengatakan Ada Bukti Genosida Terhadap Rohingya

Sebuah laporan yang dirilis oleh Museum Holocaust Amerike Serikat dan lembaga kemanusian Fortify Rights menemukan ‘bukti yang mendukung’ bahwa ada genosida terhadap muslim Rohingya. Laporan yang dipublikasikan Rabu 15 November di laman Fortify Rights tersebut berdasarkan wawancara yang dilakukan terhadap lebih dari 200 muslim Rohingya serta pekerja kemanusiaan menyebutkan bahwa pasukan keamanan Myanmar melakukan kampanye…

Antara Kopi dan Lari

Seorang teman pernah berkata bahwa ia tidak menyukai kopi karena kopi itu pahit. Seorang teman lagi mengatakan bahwa ia tidak kuat untuk melakukan olahraga lari. Dua hal yang terdengar dan terlihat berbeda, namun menurut saya, berlari itu seperti meneguk kopi hitam tanpa gula. Di tiga kilometer pertama, rasanya seperti menanjaki gunung dan selalu ada dorongan…

On Running (Pt.One)

I started to run back in 2013. Maybe I will not call it running at that time. I was just walking, I only ran like five-ten minutes and then I felt my breath was running short, my chest hurt, my tummy was not comfortable enough, so I just walked. And I did not do it…

Start Small, Start Easy.

Start Now! In my entire life of being an aspiring writer, what define me is my action. I told people I have passion in writing, I love writing. Yet the most crucial thing is I do not really write. Maybe I just love the idea of being a writer, or called a writer. A writer…

A Really Short Story About Australia

My husband just got back from Australia for a leadership course. On our way to the City, I am not sure I should call it a city or a town, as it does not really resemble a city nor it is suitable to be called a town. Anyway, out of nowhere he said, a while…

On Self-Improvement

In order to succeed or achieving any goals, first thing first we have to improve ourselves. “Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.” — Jim Rohn I am moved by this interesting article ‘the success bloggers are selling you bullshit’. Moved…

Whatever!

I guess the song ‘wake me up when September ends’ does not really work here. It is September, still yet almost two weeks away from ending and I already am woken up from my deep long dream from being away from my blog. My last post was four months ago. That is a record! usually…

The Confession of An Aspiring Writer

This week instagram hashtag project is Dream Big. “Your dreams encapsulate your highest goals.” It says on the caption section. But we never can tell with dreams. Through twenty nine years my journey in this life, only the past ten years have I really think about my dream. Up until now, I still keep asking…

My Photo Project

On an advance note: This is me mumbling 🙂 What comes to mind when we first moved here was that I wanted to do a photo project. I wanted to take pictures on the street. Daily life of people who live here in Timika, Papua. As days went by, the idea kept getting strong. But…

Tomorrow 

After spending a week a way for holiday, I tried to get back on track with my writing, photographing and other house chores. I do not want any time wasted doing not important thing. I had a lot in my mind. I want to do this and that. Have to finished this by then. Making…

Raja Ampat Again

We were late. The plane was about to board in twenty minutes, and we were still on the road moving very slow as the traffic before us were busy. By the time our car rolled its wheels in the airport parking lot, I rushed the kids to get their belongings and made sure nothing left…