“ People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself. ”
Working in a consulting company focused on conservation and sustainability issues, I spent half of my time traveling to one to another city or country. Throughout these years, for me traveling alone (work or pleasure) is somewhat practical and sometimes even cheaper by taking flight compare taking other transportation mode.
I read this book as part of my reading list this year after reading an article. Although this book concept is pretty much old since 1992 but it still considered as the best book on money. This book is about how you manage your financial life. How to be financially independent through 8 simple steps (Check synopsis here). Of course there is no shortcut if you want to be FIRE (Financially Independent, Retire Early). Investing, saving money, running business, working your daily job as part of your life journey. Continue reading “How to be Financially Independent according to Vicki Robin”
Seharusnya tulisan pendek ini hadir awal Januari lalu. Namun karena beragam jadwal dan kegiatan baru kali ini saya luncurkan. Selepas berangkat ke Inggris September 2016 yang lalu, saya kembali berkaca kembali pengalaman saya bulan ini. Saat ini tahun lalu di bulan Mei 2017 mungkin merupakan masa-masa mendebarkan menuju persiapan thesis untuk program Master’s saya di University of Kent. Continue reading “Jurnal Chevening #3: Welcome Home”
I spent a week in Medellin, Colombia in the middle of March 2018 to attend exciting workshop for capacity development for early career scientists hosted by IPBES, a joint global effort to evaluate and mainstreaming latest trends and facts of Earth’s biodiversity and nature contribution to human well beings. In the same time IPBES Plenary 6 was in the same place attended by more than 700+ delegates and 128 countries. Continue reading “A Workshop and Plenary in Colombia”
So here I am again babbling about myself because I can do this with my blog. Besides blog is a place to put ideas, connect with other people, and give answers to what usually people ask at me. You can call this writing is more in-depth reflection from 2017 and how I can update everyone. About back to Indonesia. It is totally a big thing when it comes to adaptation. Continue reading “More about early 2018 reflection: Living in Indonesia after a year in the UK”
This is most likely a review after reading on Kindle Paperwhite after half a year. After years I had enough buying extra paperbacks and throwing my damaged books at my mom’s house. If only buying real books then I would prefer to buy some design, lifestyle, coffee table and Bahasa Indonesia books for now. Continue reading “My Kindle Paperwhite Review”
Happy New Year! Lately it becomes so difficult for me to write down my blogpost. I feel writing on paper seems more effective and flowing instead jotting down my thought on computer. The 2017 is a year of personal growth in term of career and education. It is also a struggle and challenging year for love but a great one for friendship. Continue reading “My 2017 Self Review”