Jurnal Chevening #1: Tips Aplikasi

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Akhirnya setelah sekian lama ini adalah tulisan pertama saya mengenai beasiswa Chevening. Hampir 2 bulan lalu pada tanggal 17 September saya tiba di Inggris untuk melanjutkan pendidikan S2 (lagi) melalui skema pendanaan Beasiswa Chevening (baca Civ-veu-ning). Continue reading “Jurnal Chevening #1: Tips Aplikasi”

How to build career as an Indonesian environmental consultant

WP_20160504_006This post could be my reflection for my profession nowadays. But it is surely important for anyone who wants to get into the same job in the environmental consultancy especially in Indonesia. Continue reading “How to build career as an Indonesian environmental consultant”

9 Manfaat menjadi Birdwatcher atau Pengamat Burung


Mulai dari keuntungan secara rohani dan jasmani serta modal untuk mencari penghasilan tentunya. Namun sebenarnya apa untungnya sih menjadi pengamat burung? Tapi sebelum menjawab pertanyaan itu, sejenis makhluk apakah birdwatcher itu? Banyak teman bertanya tapi juga menyalahartikan profesi pengamat burung liar di alam ini. Jawabannya mungkin dapat dipikirkan seiring dengan tulisan ini bergulir. Continue reading “9 Manfaat menjadi Birdwatcher atau Pengamat Burung”

Blogging in Bilingual


This post starts when I had discussion with travelbloggersindonesia.com friends especially Rijal Fahmi. There is some polemic of bilingual or even multi-language blogs as not many blogs in Bahasa Indonesia. It is also more effective building your blog audience by using one language (NOT bilingual or even multi language!). Plus, there are so many blog contexts that may only relevant to your Indonesian audiences.  Continue reading “Blogging in Bilingual”

Scholarship Hunters: Have you done this checklist?

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This is a part of personal reminder when writing personal statement and scholarship application in general. It might be useful for you during hectic time in the scholarship application writing process :) Continue reading “Scholarship Hunters: Have you done this checklist?”

Make you days count everyday


We all want to do so much: take on every request that people email us, complete our neverending list of tasks and projects, help everyone, travel everywhere, learn a ton of new skills, read every book and watch every good film, be the perfect partner and parent and friend …

And yet, we can’t possibly do it all.

There isn’t enough time in the day, nor do we have the attention bandwidth to devote to everything. Even if we were perfectly disciplined, we couldn’t possibly get to even half of what we want to do. Just as with eating, where our eyes are bigger than our stomachs … our hopes are bigger than our actual bandwidths.

So I say, give up on trying to do it all. Simplify. Don’t try to be perfect. Don’t try to have the most perfect life you can create.

Instead, make your days count.

Leo Babauta – Zenhabits

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