More time for personal development, a win-win solution in pandemic time

Felicia Lasmana (Bearhs ELP 2021), Senior Quality Officer and Project Manager at HCV Network. Currently based in Indonesia.

In March 2021, I am currently back in my hometown so I can take care of my mother in pandemic time. While I have been working remotely for more than three years, there is no big difference in my working habit. But I truly miss is the fact that no more travelling time both work and pleasure. Especially when there was no window opportunity to get a vaccine for people less than 60 years old. Back then and until these days, partial lockdown is applied everywhere within and outside the country.

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My Self Review 2020

2020 is undoubtedly the peculiar year for anyone around the world. For the first time in my life, it is excellent staying at home! The key is keeping your own space and a lot of green plants around you! I less travelled after March 2020, and the further I have gone would be coffee shops in downtown.

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The New Corner Office Book Review

Working from home is a skill!

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On Blogging

Lately, I tried to reorganise my blogpost which I left quite a while. In the process, I found how many blog posts that I have made following these years. Blogging becomes my hobby when compiling thoughts. I never realise until it built up although some are still unfinished after years.

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Why I’m back to Bandung (my hometown)

After staying in Bogor for years and lots of travels finally I’m back for good to Bandung – my hometown – due to COVID 19. Yes, the reason is quite common as other people nowadays. Although I’m not sure whether it’s similar for other grown adults Indonesian nowadays as some of us most likely staying with our parents. Anyway, last time I posted something similar to this is about living in Indonesia after a year studying in the UK.

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How to use drones for conservation in your own research?

Studying the most cryptic and nocturnal species such as bat fauna probably can be done by launching un-manned aerial vehicles in the dark sky of the night. The technology has been known applied already in the survey project on mining and oil palm company usually provided by an expensive private company. In conservation related issue, drones have been used in monitoring orangutans and elephants in Sumatra and Nepal.

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My Best Book I Read in 2018

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These are the best book that I recommend to read to everyone. I read less book in 2018 due to my work and traveling time. Most books are non fiction and more of my interest for self improvement and productivity.

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My Self Review 2018

I would say that 2018 is a year for personal growth and taking risk. I travelled quite a lot as well due to work and here are some highlights. Anyway I should make this post earlier but I only have time just recently.

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My Traveling Gear 2019

This post is more likely my brief review of the traveling and surely daily stuff I loved for 2019. I do not think many things changes since I still have most of stuff from 2017 and 2018. However, I add my daily skin care products that I have used since end of 2017.

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Aysgard Falls in the Yorkshire Dales of England

Conservation Job Vs Traveling

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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.

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How to be Financially Independent according to Vicki Robin

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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”