Poetry

Letting Go

We should never be together on the firsthand When two broken souls are still trying to mend down previous sorrows They said I should be happy on my own company But I like it with yours…

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Mental Wellbeing

I Choose To Be Strong

I have been dealing with my anxiety for the past few years. I think the first time I notice the symptom was in 2011 when everything about life was uncertain. However, it became more obvious in 2013 when I was diagnosed with a non-life treating illness that postponed my graduate study for 6 months. The past three years I spent in Australia, I realise it was an anxiety all these…

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Personal Growth

Why My Instagram is For Public

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  • September 21, 2017

I’ve been thinking these days if should keep my Instagram private or if I should unveil it for public. I have a few considerations: First, I want to indulge my private moments with my loved ones, my friends and my family. As I do not enjoy getting distracted by people who get attached by their smart phone so much, I do not want to be one of those people. I…

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My List

10 Simple Ways to Be An Environmentalist

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  • September 18, 2017

I repost this article from World Watch Institute, and I think I would share to my reader this very simple way of being green and making earth a better place (for human) to live: 1. Save energy to save money Set your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter and a few degrees higher in the summer to save on heating and cooling costs. In the case of tropical country, keep…

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Indonesia

On Living in Bali

If you wonder how does it feel to live in Bali? I love it! I really do. After living in a country capital of Australia, Canberra, for the pass three years, I am so happy that I settle in Bali. I did not think it would be this good as I thought that I would experience a lot of reverse culture shock. Conversely,  I am enjoying it a lot! I love…

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Personal Growth

Leaving Australia for Good after 3 Years

I am back to Sumatra now, leaving Australia for good after a solid 3 years experience and with my double masters in hand. It’s been a roller coaster living in Australia and I am glad I made my way out alive. There is a lot of mixed feeling on getting back to live in Indonesia. First, happy I am home early for my sister’s wedding with the love of her life…

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Mental Wellbeing

Taking Care of My Mental Wellbeing

I was wondering about life lately. There is no particular reasons I have to be upset about. 28: Healthy life, lovely family, loyal friends, 3 properties of my own, double master degrees. But everything could just vanish in a second. Because life is full of unpredictable factors. It could be flipped upside down anytime.…

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Indonesia

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 FROM SUMATRA, INDONESIA!

IT’S A WRAP! 2017 will be the number that we all need to write often in official documents for the next 365 days of so. This new year, I decided to celebrate it in my hometown in Sumatra with my family. Instead of staying at home, I went for the celebration in a rooftop restaurant with my sister and her fiance. The Sirroco restaurant & Bistro is located at the…

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Personal Growth

Christmas 2016 at Home in Sumatra

Christmas, home, family, classy. I have been home for almost three weeks now. By home I mean Sumatra, the place where I was born and where my family lives. Its been great here. I have been spending a lot of my time eating delicious Indonesian foods (the best part of it), reunion with old friends, playing around with my dogs, doing spa, saloon and skin care (because its so expensive…

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Mental Wellbeing

Commemorating Mental Health Week in Australia

Mental Health Week in Australia has just passed (4-10 October 2015). Attending few of events related to Mental Health Week made me think more lately how people perceive mental healthiness as something taboo. I remember few months ago when I published in my blog that I deal with general anxiety problem, my boyfriend at that time came to me saying that I should not let public know about that. I…

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