A Quick Goodbye to 2013

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

I am writing this post during waiting for our New Year's Eve dinner. Well, can you believe that 2014 is in few hours to go? Let's take a little time to write a quick review about 2013 and some goals to achieve in 2014! 


I set a theme for 2013 and surprisingly, there were still so much things that I haven't achieved yet. Talking about experience 2013, yes I experienced lots of things. Like writing final thesis, sharing about my favorite topic in my church community, graduated, moved into a new place, meet some new people and so much more. But I feel like I miss some other things this year and I am not really sure what was it. Anywaaaay, I still feel so grateful I can make it till the end of the year, not by myself just because of God's will. I also promise myself once again to make 2014 even more challenging. Like what I said before, I am still twenty two and I will let myself to taste a life that Lord has given to me.

So some goals for 2014: I found that it might be hard to set goals for entire year, so in 2014 I will learn to set goals for each month and I have to stick with it. Like in the next January (which is TOMORROW already!), I have set some little goals for blogging related. Speaking of blogging, I have to work harder! I have to write and post regulary, I have to set my blogging planning even more organized, I have to learn how to take a nice pictures and so much more. I should take a time everyday to think about fun ideas for this blog. I want to say thank to Elsie and Emma from A Beautiful Mess, because I've learned some blogging things through their pretty blog. Blogging this thing is kinda addicted for me and I just want to make it grow day by day. And for other goals, I decided to begin 2014 with something related to my dream. I have been working on it for almost four months. If everything is going well (and I am sure it will be going well *fingercrossed*), I will make an announcement in January 14th. God knows I am very excited about this ((:

Sorry for a real quick post. Now I have to get ready for a dinner with my family in a resort. We got an invitations from our friend who worked in the resort plus my brother, Jeven, is also gonna have a live music performance with his friend during the night. How cool is that? But right now we are all praying for the nice weather because suddenly the rain is pouring down ):

See, the weather was perfect before. And plus loves for the decoration!

So maybe some of you want to share a little about your new year's resolutions? I would like to know. Have a great one tonight and I will see you next year haha. Happy happy happy new year! 

So Far being Twenty Two

Friday, December 27, 2013


Being twenty two means, you just don’t even care about what people expects about your life, about what are you going to do or what you have to do for the rest of your life. Life is all about your choices. Don’t live under people expectations unless you want to “mati muda”. Just don’t. 

Being twenty two means, let your heart always be ready for receiving something that you never imagine to happen. Because you know what, life is full of surprises. And like Forrest Gump’s chocolate box, “you never know what you are going to get.” Your life is your chocolate box, taste it, feel it.

Being twenty two means, you realize that there is always somebody besides you, to pursue a dream together. Because “two are betterthan one”. 

Being twenty two means, maybe you are considered too young to make a decision about a thing that lasts for a lifetime. But you just want to prove it that you are mature enough to take the decision. Because again, it’s your life.

Being twenty two means, you can easily enjoy little things around you and simply being happy because of it.
Being twenty two means, allow yourself to take a break and press pause. Why are you just busy doing for nothing? Take a deep breath, look around, you live a beautiful life. Ask yourself, what do you want to do to make this life more counts? Travel somewhere? Write a confession letter? Cook a dish for your dearest one? 

Being twenty two means, let yourself to live at the moment. Be grateful for anything you have at the moment. Don’t let yourself busy counting your blessings, because God provides them all with everything for the sake of our enjoyment. So, simply enjoy them instead. 

And last, being twenty two means you are more than ready to live in another step of new ages. More surprises, more lessons, more blessings, more happiness.

Enjoy your last few days in December 2013. I hope you are doing good. Stay awesome!

Press Pause

Saturday, December 21, 2013


Sometimes, you need to press pause and look around your life. Sometimes, we forget how to enjoy the taste of this life. We are busy for doing nothing, we are trapped in a place while we thought the place probably the safe one. The truth is, all of us want to get out. Get out to see this life. Get out to feel our true heart. Get out to find our own happiness. After that, all of us are ready to press the play button again. 

Happy weekend (:

Ask What For Lunch

Friday, December 13, 2013






Hello everyone. I miss writing some posts right here but this time I just dropped some pictures, telling you that I am so happy living here and I find myself is getting better day by day. Problem comes, problem solved, good opportunity is coming too. Last month I has been taught an important lesson about being brave. I realized for most of the time I rejected for doing something real scares me. I don't even realize maybe one of my dream is knocking outside my door. Some of you keep telling me to dream bigger, my heart tells me so. But sometimes I lost courages for doing it too, just because I am afraid I fail, I am afraid I take a wrong path. Then, I was reminded by this words:

"To stand up to any challenge, spend time on your knees."

Yes, spend your time more for praying to God. Pray for more courages, pray for asking what you have to do and pray for having a brave heart to challenge yourself (:

2013 has been so nice, yet went too fast, don't you think? I still remember how I started this year: write thesis, experienced first time internship as a teacher at school, graduated, moved in new place, job hunting, and finally decided to run a business. I have no idea why I am so excited for welcoming 2014. Much things to be done this month, and much things to do in the next year. Make sure you have a wonderful month and stay awesome. And oh, happy holiday (SOON)!

ps: sorry for my blogpost's title, but is really nearly for lunch break here. What's for lunch?

Why I Still Writing A Diary | 4 Benefits Writing Diary

Friday, November 22, 2013

I am twenty two and I have a diary (with a little padlock) to write almost every night before bed. The diary I am using right now is a gift from my ex-roomie, and she wrote a letter to me said, "I know you love to write diary every night, so here a new one to write after you return home." Sweet I know, and the diary is sweetest than ever. Probably the most sweetest diary I had ever. 

The question is:  
Why I still writing a diary? 

Of course I have so many answers I would give to you. Maybe right after you read this, you can start writing your own diary too (: 

The benefit of writing diary: 

1. You are gonna have a healthy mind and soul.
I get used to write in blog to share my thoughts, my ideas, my stories, etc. Blogging means I share almost my personal things digitally. I realized I still need a secured place to place my emotion, which I cannot put them in my digital diary. 

I write EVERYTHING in my own diary. My diary is my best friend. Okay, not like I am a weirdo or a freak or something, but somehow I think my diary is the best secret keeper (LOL). A study from New Zealand researchers, writing down your feelings and thoughts can heal faster. Also they said that expressing emotions through words may speed healing. That's why I really really like to encourage all of my friends (read: you), start to write a diary/journal. You may hates writing this activity, but one of best-healthy-way to express your emotion is by writing. Instead of you waste your money for something maybe you won't need it, try to write.

And oh, of course, write by your hand. Not type on the laptop or computer. (:

2. You are doing your inner monologue
Thoughts come from your own mind. Feelings come from your heart. It is just like speaking through yourself, that's inner monologue. This also means you have a private room to have an introspection. Things are going wrong or right, it depends on yourself. Something you love, something you hate, it also depends on yourself. Talk to yourself often might help you to become a better person. Yeah, that's it. 

3. When you a writing diary, you are praying to God. 
I never realized this before right after my best friend, Jess, told me so. Praying isn't about close your eyes, but it can be happened everywhere. You pray by your heart, not how you do it. I was so excited when I knew about this. Jess told me when she writes, she is talking with God. And surprisingly, she knows the answers from God, immediately. One of famous Youtube celebrity, Lindy Bubz does this too!

4. Writing, interestingly, helps you to exercise more. 
The New York Times reported, people who kept a gratitude journal that they wrote once a week for two months were more optimistic about life (and, interestingly, exercised more). This is pretty funny and also a fun fact! So, maybe you consider to start writing your gratitude journal? I believe so many people are doing this everyday. My other best friend started a project to write her gratitude in 365 days this year. Sounds interesting and I should to start this too. Even after the project ends, you can keep writing it. 


Writing diary is not childish. When I have a kid in the future, I should teach him/her to start writing a diary. When they grow up, the diary owns everything: all of memories, all of secrets, all of stories, all of prayers.

Just in case you want to know how my current diary looks like: 


 The cover  

The most favorite thing I love about this diary. I am in my 45th episode already. Sometimes I used 2-3 pages for one episode LOL

Don't mind my writings haha 



Happy writing! 
*For other reference about benefits of writing, you can read this

Come Back (New) Home - My very first short story goes public!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

 Red eyes, swollen face.. but the thing we know we are gonna meet again!

It has been four months I left Guangzhou and graduated. I wrote a little story, dedicated to keep a good time when I was ready to fly back home and some good friends came together. I hate and always hate to say goodbye, but as I've learned before, saying goodbye means we all know, someday, we are gonna meet each other again. So yeah, still lots of tears (lol) but lots of smile too.

This is gonna be my first time sharing my personal non fiction story online. I wrote this based on my true story, people: how I cried like a baby in the plane after said goodbye to my beloved place, which I called second home for four years *I need a drama that time hahaha*; how I left my passport in the toilet (yes, I left it and found it only for few seconds! Thanks to a beautiful yound lady who found it and gave it back to me with a sarcastic smile); and at last how I finally arrived in a new place where I spell it as h-o-m-e. I wrote the story in Bahasa, so I give you a little bit spoiler about the story ehehehe. I kinda miss that time when I can spend hours in the airport, where I can connect myself with the outsiders.. seriously I just miss that time. 

Well yeah that's it. A quick post for today. I have bunch things to do for entire weeks, so wish me luck! Have a good night people (it's 8:30 PM right now here, oh 8:31 PM already). See you in the next post, stay awesome! 

Click here just in case if you want to read my professional diary, packed in a short-beautiful-a little bit drama-short story. Please don't take this out without my permission, okay? I trust you, sweetie (: 

ps: temen-temen yang ada di foto dan baca post ini, aku kangen kalian BANGET ('''':

Amazing Twenty Two

Friday, October 25, 2013

Excuse for my little bit-tired-face. Trust me, I am so happy about turning a new age! 

When I was hitting the number 20 two years ago, I made a promise to make 25th October more special, at least for myself. Special means less care about how many gifts that I would recieve (yes I love gifts, especially surprises, but that's not the point on my day), but more have time for monologue and talk with God, how I am so thankful that He makes me alive and be able to walk in a new path every single year.

Everyone deserves to feel special on a birthday, so pardon me because this post is dedicated just for myself *booo*

I never imagine about how my "twenty-something" looks like, the only thing I knew when I was a teenager, the twenty me could be a successful career woman, because that is I was always dreaming about. But I found my twenty years were beyond of my imagination. I graduated from college on time, I've known so many amazing people, I do blog, my family start a business and I decided to take a part, and the most important thing, I am currently on my way to pursue a passion.

Being older is great, because I know the fact that I am still growing up and God never stop pouring His graces into my life. And I am so grateful that God let me know and have some amazing people around me. Mom and Dad that always support, comfort and pray for me. Brothers that always being my best companions and reminds me when I do something wrong (a story of a big sister have brothers to learn from). Then Andreas, the one who suddenly becomes the most important person in my life. Thank you and I love you all. 

Last, being 22 is not opening a new leaf, but keep continuing and keeping the best in this life. Be happy, because today is my day. Happy birthday to me! 

“人生偶尔会走上一条陌路,像是没有指标的地图。别让他们说你该知足,只有你知道什么是你的幸福。” - David Tao (Twenty Two)

My most favorite thing on my birthday this year is because I can spend the day with my family! Too bad Dad and little brother cannot join us, but it still okay. This morning Mom came into my room and said "happy birthday my baby daughter" and kissed my cheeks. It was really a sweet morning! I am not a party person, I am not throwing a birthday bash. I simply treat Mom and brother to have a dinner in our favorite chinese restaurant. We ordered some special dishes that we rarely to order. This is a special day, we can eat whatever we want! Best thing is, the restaurant have a special 30% discount, wohoo! Here goes some pictures that probably you want to see. 

Special birthday cake for a special day! I tell you, this cake is WONDERFUL! 
Thanks Mom and Bro :D

Little member of our family wants to appear in a picture too, tehee!

 Special surprise came on my day! This thing was driving me crazy! I cannot stop smiling when I opened the box. Thanks a bunch for my two members of JJK! You guys are d best, wish I can hug you two now (":

 Remember these books on my #bookswanted list? Again, special thanks for my bestfriend for sending me these babies, one week before my day, haha! Seriously, thanks (: 

One fact about my twenty two day, I got some Hello Kitty presents, this is the one of them. I think they forget that the fact I am growing up? Molla. Can you guess what's inside this cute box?


Yeay I am 22! 
Thanks my dearest God (:

Pandawa Beach | You are gonna fall in love

Monday, October 21, 2013

One day, if you come to Bali, you have to visit this place. Because guess what, you are gonna fall in love just like me. 

This wonderful and beautiful beach called Pandawa Beach. I have been here two times in a week. Last Monday I came here with friends Andre. I heard from Mom and Dad before about Pandawa Beach, they said it's really beautiful and different from the other beaches in Bali. I was so curious and then the day after my friend took us here. Gosh, this beach looks hot! People come this place usually for relaxing, you can rent a couple seat, you can read a book, sunbathing (like most of people do!) or maybe sleeping. If you want to just take some beautiful pictures, it's okay too. And oh, you can also rent a canoe with your friends, bf/gf, or anybody, just for two person in one canoe. Romantic, isn't it? I told my boyfriend when he visits me back, we should do this :P Sadly, I don't have so much time to spend, so I was just enjoying the lucent sands and water.

The second time was just few days ago. I got a sudden job to be a guide plus translator for a Chinese tourist. She came Bali alone and she can't speak English either. When I knew we would come to Pandawa Beach again, I was extremely happy! I told Kelly (yes, Chinese people have an English name which they give to themselves) this is the most beautiful beach in Bali I ever knew. When we arrived, she just couldn't blinked an eye, her eyes rounding up and she ran to the beach happily. We spend some minutes here to enjoy the view. Kelly took some seaweeds and they look like a toy, it was so elastic. She wanted to take them home but at the end she decided to let them go again in the sea. Yeah, we cannot steal what belongs to the nature, kids! 

Last week has been so hectic yet fun for me. I was tired but feel great too. Dad and little brother also my boyfriend came again, we spend quality time together, I got this job as a guide (even I am not an official tour guide) and knowing some new people. It's Monday again and back to work! A post without pictures absolutely nothing. Have a good Monday and stay awesome (:

 Yes, this is her, Kelly! 

I am not sure what supposed to call these, isn't it seaweed?

Books Wanted

Sunday, October 6, 2013



(from top left-bottom right)
 
I am planning to buy some books for welcoming my "twenty two", wohoo! Well honestly I want MORE than these, but I cannot remember the title of the books. I should make a list later whenever I am stumbling in a bookstore. I just realized when I'm writing this, the books I posted above are actually related each other. Two books are about "growing up" things and the others are about happiness (fun facts). Anyway, "This is What Happy Looks Like" is a novel.

So, how was your half-Sunday? Mine was pretty good. Sunday is a perfect day for me to press pause after work-days. I can watch movies, I can do a little exercises and the most of it, I can eat everything I want.
By the way, last Wednesday Mymorningroutine tweeted me that my morning routine finally up on the website! It's really weird but yet fascinating they introduced me as a writer and so entrepreneur. Wow. You can read the article right here, not really different with the one I wrote here before. Thank you so much before if you click the link and read it (: 

Happy Sunday everyone and don't forget, stay awesome!

What's in my brain before I sleep.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

1. Remember when we was a kid, we like to read our storybook while lying on the bed, then our Mom would start to yell and told us it was really bad habit because that will damage our eyes. But now, it seems sooo casual to do in front of our Mom. Like what I did last night. She didn't complain at all..

2. I was reading "Don't Sweat The Small Stuffs" last night before bed, and I was thinking teenager phase is the most short phase in our life and being adult is always be a scary thing. Being teenanger is really a wonderful thing and how lucky we are, have been living as a teenager once in our life!

3. We had an appointment yesterday in a local hotel. Either me or Mom don't know where the hotel's location. We both suck on reading maps (even sophisticated map like Google has *duh*) so yeah.. we went around and around and around again in the city. But that was good, because now we are getting know more about Denpasar, since we live here, we have to more explore, right?

4. I miss sushi-date );

5. My Mom calls me 阿姨 (a-yi), which means "aunty". Because I am always getting sleepy around 11 PM, while Mom still getting up and like to watch tv shows. This is weird because seven years ago, when the clock just striked at 10 PM, she would come into my room and start babbling why I am still up. And I still remember she always tells me that young girls have to sleep early and you will get happy skin. Right, Mom? 

Feeling super excited about nothing today. I don't even know why. I am getting my dinner now and gonna watch Freaky Friday with Mom at 8. Happy weekend beautiful people, stay awesome! 

credit: Google

What I Learned From The Five-Year Engagement

Friday, October 4, 2013

Have you watched The Five-Year Engagement


5 Pictures of Tuesday 04

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

(1) I know I have to grow up and I am going turn to twenty two very soon *spoiler spoiler lol*. But I cannot give for this cute Kitty. Sometimes, my boyfriend forgot that I am a grown-up little girl so he bought me this when he came back from China. Of course I cannot be excited anymore when I got this! Anyway, this Kitty's style reminds me to Kak Diana Rikasari, because of her big hearted-glasses :P

(2) This is a sweet gift from my friend, Etin when I turned 21 last year. I never read classic novel like this but since she knows (and have read) lots of them, she bought this for me and I LOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH. I don't want to spoil much about the story and maybe some of you have read this book. Two weeks ago I watched the movie version on FOX Movies. The film was great also! 

 (3) This is last week picture, when we went to Hard Rock Cafe
Our friends from Hong Kong visited us here in Bali for short escape. They wanted to go to Hard Rock and since me and Mom never bumped into this place so we went in :P
This is a sweet tooth we ordered, apple pie something, which was very good but very SWEET also.

(4) We are going outside today for work! I need something refreshing and since today it's #Octoberfirst, I asked my Mom to go outside. We are here right now in KFC, the place is wide and high speed Wi-Fi connection (this is the most important!). But the ironic thing happens. The place where we are sitting right now is no-smoking room. There's a sign in this room but the people still smoking like a boss. When Mom asked the waiter why they can smoke he just said, "There is a big window there, so they can smoke. You can move to other place there if you want." I was like "WHAT?". Oh, please..

(5) Another reminder that I got last week (:
ps: I got this on Tuesday, but I sticked to my diary entry on the nexy day, which was wednesday

Langkah Cinta

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Kamu pernah bilang, ada tiga tahap yang harus dilewati tentang perasaanmu pada diriku. Pertama suka, lalu sayang, kemudian cinta. 

Kamu pernah bilang, rasa suka itu seperti suka dengan cokelat pahit favoritmu. Kamu mungkin masih bisa hidup walau tanpanya.

Kamu pernah bilang, rasa sayang itu seperti setengah hati yang sudah terisi. Kalau kosong kembali, entah bagaimana mencari penggantinya. 

Kamu pernah bilang, rasa cinta itu adalah mencintai semua keburukan yang kumiliki, seberapa pun aku pernah melukaimu, cinta itu tidak pernah melarikan dirinya. 

Kamu bilang, "Mungkinkah aku bisa membenci diriku sendiri?" Ya, karena kamu mencintaiku sama dengan kamu mencintai dirimu sendiri. Kamu cinta aku seluruhnya. Utuh.



Jakarta, Februari 2013


Blogging Matters: Why Do I Blog?

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

I was thinking about blogging matters, lately. The first time I got into blog when I was in high school. They said now you can write your online diary through blog. Remember MySpace? Livejournal? I bumped myself into these platforms before I stick to Blogspot until now. Reading others diary is really fun, it's all about your life story, and so much better than I read a novel. Becase it's a true story (unless people fake it, I don't know). And of course, write your personal life story is really fun too. I still remember the first post I shared in my first blog. I wrote about my native English teacher in school. He is British and how he spelled my name was so silly. I was surprise one day after I posted that, my classmate said to me, "Hey, Mr. xxx was in your blog!". Somebody read my blog. Interesting. Then, from that time.. I could not stop to write.

In 2008, still in high school, I found a blog that caught my eye (and apparently my heart too). It is a blog by Alanda Kariza. We are in same age, only she's eight months older than me. I found her before thorugh her first teen novel and I stumbled to her awesome and heart-warming blog. She writes so good. She is a good writer. I onced wrote about her in my old blog and she read it, she did copy-paste that post into her blog, my face blushed and feel so happy at the same time. Long story short, she's the one who makes me blogging seriously.

Speaking of blogging seriously, it means you watch carefully about what you write, what you share. Writing in a blog is really different when you write in your actual diary. When you hit the publish/post button, people around the world wide web are gonna read it. I used to write whatever in my mind, I don't even care my grammatical (because I used to write in Bahasa). I write when I was mad, I write when I was sad. But since I told myself to blog seriously, I always think twice what I am gonna to write.

Now, blogging is like another professional job these days. I heard a lot people are getting famous because they are blogging. A lot of people getting rich and so much good opportunities they will get because they are blogging. "Blogger" becomes a new word in modern dictionary. Blogger back then only knew how to write, but now blogger has another full name. You can name it.. fashion blogger, food blogger, photography blogger, design blogger, etc. I used to want to be one of them, but there would be something wrong. I didn't say blogging as a job  is wrong. If some of you begin to start blogging because you want to be known, you want to be famous, ask yourself once again, "Do I really want this?"

Yesterday, a little thing happened made me happy. I was checking my Twitter timeline and someone that I know (she is the important person behind a local magazine that I really love!) tweeted something that caught my attention. The point is, she was afraid about getting famous, she's afraid about fame. I was curious and feeling so weird. How could be? Everyone wants to be known, everyone wants to be popular, why she was afraid? She gave some reasons then why she was afraid about getting famous and they were pretty reasonable. Suddenly, a voice whispered to me to say something to her. I said:

"If you can publish a book, it's because God's grace. If you are getting famous, it's all about God's grace too. So don't be afraid, just be grateful." 

I don't expect for her reply but then I was so surprised when she replied me and said.. she cried after read my tweet! She also said that she was slapped by my words. I know she is a great person and she really no need to be afraid. At the end, she said thanks and she believes that God speaks to her through me. And.. I ended up with a big smile.

I could say that thing to her because God has spoken to me before. I was really want to get famous because I blog. I was really want to earn some money because I blog. I started to do what famous bloggers do. They said A, I did A. They said B, I did B... even I know I don't really want to do it. I became so fake. This is not I want. I want to blog freely, I want to blog whatever I want to write. Because when you try to find attention from the world, you would do silly even dumb things. God reminds me about the first time I started blogging.

Yes, it's all about my passion. I love to write.

I started to think if someday I will be famous, I am not that ready to face it. Lots of people starts to judge you by your writings and there would be so many negative things I would have. God knows more about that! I am not a professional, but I just want to tell you. If you starting to blog seriously, do it because you really love it. Do it because you have something to tell. Do it passionately. Don't even care about fame, money or anything. Just do it with pure motives. Just do it because you know this makes you alive.

I have a big heart for writing. I just let myself write everything that I need to say. If my writings are inspiring, I am thankful. If people starts to know me from this blog, I am so thankful. If I get some great opportunities someday because of this blog, I am grateful and it's all about God's grace.

Welcome to my blog!

What I Have Learned

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Last week has been a rough week for me. My mom was flying back to Jakarta for 11 days, my brother was completely busy with students day at campus, day to night. And me.. spending my days work at home, totally alone. It hasn't that bad between first to third days, until I got PMS- which is I called the most terrible problem for every woman and I still can't handle it, then problems came. 

I cannot tell you what the problems are, but seriously they made me crazy for whole week! I could not find anybody to share. You know the feeling when you have a problem, everybody (even your closest friend) seems won't understand you. I just could not find a right person to share. Until Mom came home, (okay.. I don't know how to say it right) I let myself to mencurahkan semua isi hati. And then surprisingly, God have an answer to for me. Suddenly, I feel good. Really good. God said this,

 original picture: here

Sometimes we want to skip a lesson of our life, especially when we struggle on a problem. Or maybe we take the 'short-cut', we run away. Yes you can run, but I can one hundred percent guarantee, you cannot hide. Remember when we take an monthly exam in school? To make sure you are getting through all lessons in whole semester, you have to pass the test. When you pass, you are allowed to the next level. When you fail, you will have a remedial. Same thing in our life. The only thing we have to do is to learn every lesson that happens in our life. When we learned, we pass, then we turn to the next leaf.

The only matters is all about yourself. Are you willing to learn every lesson in your life? Let them teach how you to live this life. Good luck (:

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Anyway, I have a very very very great news, but I can't share it here for now. If it's about a great news, I always can't hold myself to share in my blog. I promise I will tell it when the right time is coming. Are you curious? I bet you are! 

Tomorrow is a Monday again, make you sure you have a wonderful Sunday night. See you in next post and stay awesome!

I MET GIRLS' GENERATION!

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Yes! Can you believe that?
I met this nine gorgeous girls in my dream, last night, practically.


Okay.. please don't say I sound pathetic. The truth is, I didn't attend the concert, which is RIGHT NOW, in Jakarta. My best friend is on the place and just report some pictures to me and guess what..

I am so thrilling!

Watch Girls' Generation concert is one my dream this year. I have been dreaming of this for two years and still not have a chance. I remember once I prayed, the girls are gonna held a solo concert in Indonesia, and then they made it. I knew about the concert two month ago, at the end of July. It's kinda late, too late maybe. When I searched for the tickets, the best spot are SOLD OUT, just in few days! I don't wanna spend my money for the lowest price, because I had a promise to myself if someday I could join a concert, it's gonna be my first official SNSD concert, and I want to make it perfect. But, the problem is.. that time I just started my job, and I don't have too much money for pay. I was thinking maybe this is just not the right time, but once again, I hate to give up on my dream ):

I am so sad, truthfully. I was trying to be happy for anyone who are attending the concert right now. And I realized I am just being so childish today. I was babbling with my boyfriend about this and all can he said was, "maybe next time, you will get the chance." *meh so cliche :P*

Well, maybe for me it's just all about priority. My number one priority for now is all about my job.
I just started my job and is also not possible asking my parents for money. Money is just another problem I should solve for the sake of growing-up-part.

So, I guess.. I will see you next time, pretty girls. I will say, not me being unlucky for not attending your concert, it just you guys not so lucky to meet me (tehee~). For anybody who are watching right now, please have some fun! It's our dream comes true, make the girls coming to our country holding a concert. Take care girls, and boys. And sorry about this post, I just have to let it out, and blog is the best and right place. Never mind me, just stay awesome!

PS: this is me, wearing my Girls' Generation official goodies. Me ready for the concert too! (well.. look like a miss-ambassador-something-for-them).

5 Pictures of Tuesday 03

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

 (1) My packages from China finally arrived yesterday! I have opened the first box yesterday and this morning I was busy with this one. It contains LOTS of books and it was SOO heavy. I was keep sweating when I unloaded this thing haha but I am so excited because I ended up sitting and looking for some memories when I was in college (LOL). But anyway, welcome home my stuffs!


(2) This little adorable one was founded in the box! I almost forgot about this slippers, it was given my dear ex-roomie (her name is Tika) and she said I have to wear this in new home. I am so really happy wearing this all day in the house. So yeah, hello kitty kitty! Welcome home, you! 


 (3) I will give this picture a caption like "home without Mom". Mom went to Jakarta for several days and I cooked everyday meals something like this: frozen foods (chicken sticks!) and 'surprisingly-tastes-good' veggies sautes! Come home soon, Mom (':


(4) I got this packet today and it was from Tika. So apparently I left one of my dress in my old dorm lol. When she went home she also took this with her and sent me back. Thanks dear! 



 (5) Notice something different with my bookcase?
YES. IT GROWS WITH SOME BOOKS.
I brought some books to China in my first year and I also bought some again when was there. My bookcase is so pretty and colorful with the books. Well yeah, they are all my babies


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Last week went pretty fast! Now I am bringing back again pictures for today. I have done three series about "5 Pictures of Tuesday", all pictures were taken at my home. I guess I need to go out to share more pictures from the outside. This island is too beautiful and I will regret if I don't share the pictures with you all. I hope you guys not getting bored, if you are, it is okay too because I love doing this post ((:

So, good evening and stay awesome! 

Morning Routine | How I Usually Start My Day

Saturday, September 7, 2013

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Routine sounds kinda boring, because routine belongs to 'normal' people. To be honest, I am a morning person. Now, why morning routine sounds like kinda important?

We should know that routine trains us to be more discipline and built our personality- like what Jeff Goins said, "because routines are all about you and your personality". So let's say, we can see people personality by look how they begin their morning day.

Another thing, morning day also helps us to be more focus of our task and get along through the day, and also helps you to have a good mood to start the day. 

Morning routine is not an obligation, it's only something you may try to begin. If you know something brings you a positive thing, it's okay to try, right? Like my Mom, I never saw her eats oatmeal in the morning before, but now since she said it's good to her body, she just gives it a try.

Everyone's morning routine is different. You can make it by your own, don't copy people's. Because everyone's habits are different too. So let this twenty-something little woman share how her morning routine looks like:

1. Wake up. Usually around 7 to 8. Whenever I heard the rooster crows :P

2. Drink lot of mineral water. This is important to me and every member of my family do this, we have our glasses or tumbler in our room.

3. Take a shower. I shower like a cowboy in the morning.

4. Daily Bread. Or it said morning meditation. I follow my role model,
"Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where He prayed." -Mark 1:35
This is the most important thing I do in the morning, and this is also a reason why we should have our meditation in the morning. You know why now, right? (: 
5. Write journal. Sometimes you never know if you get a nice dream to tell you some nice ideas. Before I just let them go away, I write in my journal.
6. Make breakfast. Usually I make by myself, but sometimes Mom helps us too. I am having breakfast like a queen. I never felt guilty whenever I eat breakfast. I always try avoid eat carbo (rice, noodles) in the morning. My breakfast favorite menus: toasts, eggs (sunny side up, omelet, anything eggs!), cereals and milk, toasts and nuttela. And oh, breakfast is another important task on my morning!
7. Check in Social Media. This one usually during breakfast. I check Instagram and Twitter, most all the time. And Pinterest, gotta check my moodboard.
8. Clean the house. We don't have housemaid, only me and Mom have this duty. Mom handles first floor and second floor belongs to me.
9. Make coffee, then work. I don't make coffee at breakfast, I always make coffee when I start to work, so like Mom. Oh, I work at home anyway. 

I do my writing activity always at the night, but sometimes in the middle of work hour too (ex: blogging :P).  

No one's morning routines are perfect. I have do better too day by day. If you fail your routine, don't give yourself pressure because it makes even worst. If I woke up late, I fix my sleep at night. I skip my morning workouts, but I keep doing it regularly not in the morning. By doing it every day, you will find yourself being well-organized person and have a good personality. And, morning routine helps you have a better day today, tomorrow and so on.

You may check out this awesome website: www.mymorningroutine.com, contains of different people share their different morning routine. So inspirational!

Mind to share how yours? Just leave it out in the comment box below and let me know.
Good luck for you and stay awesome! 

My Writing Essentials

Friday, September 6, 2013

Hello people!

I rarely talk about my writing habits or anything my writing life related. So today I am gonna share with you my three essentials when I do my writing job and these all based on my very personal experiences. Let's take a look!

1. Every writer loves coffee. I don't ever doubt that. Few days ago, I finally realized is not coffee that I really need while writing, I am back to the basic mineral water instead. We all know the only healthy drink is mineral water, there's no other. Amazing fact about mineral water: it re-boost your energy and also helps you to stay hydrated. Because activity like writing, it seems like you only sit for few hours and keep your fingers busy. The truth is sitting for a one hour will make you feel tired as same as while you are standing do nothing for one hour. However, when I am writing I easily feel thirsty so I keep a glass of water by my side and refill it whenever it's empty. Coffee maybe makes me awake, sometimes. But it would be better if you take a nap when you tired, not too longer, 30 minutes is enough. After that, you will be refreshed and ready to write again.

Remember, your health is always number one. So, mineral water is my very first essential when I am writing.

Remember this glass? With the Hello Kitty cover on it. I always keep this glass around me whenever I write. And the Hello Kitty makes me happy.. *eep* 
 
2. The place when you write probably the other important thing to notice. Usually I write on my desk--which is in my room (watch how it looks like on my room tour vlog). Now, I love to work in the dining room and also love writing in living room. One thing I like writing in the living room because I can watch TV. Sometimes when I watch random thing on TV I'll get inspirations. Do you know, I got idea for writing this post when actually I watched Big Bang Theory while a go. Strange I know, but I am thankful, I made a post on Friday noon! 

Where are you usually write? In a coffee shop? In your Mom's bedroom? Maybe at the beach? Just make sure you feel comfortable and let the ideas come out!

3. Do you usually work while your social media accounts are in active mode? Well, I tell you now, TURN IT OFF. Not like TV, social media and internet are the worst distractions for me. You said, "Oh, I need internet for help me get some inspirations." Trust me I usually say that to make excuse before. But today I want to tell you and also myself, start writing without the internet.. or social media. You get enough inspirations and all you have to do now is just write. I am writing this without my internet connection on (I always make another draft on Words before I copy-paste it to Blogger).

So, whatever your distractions are, just cut it off and happy writing.


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Any of you guys share about your writing or blogging essentials? Leave them on my comment box below, I would like to know. Happy Friday and stay awesome!