Tech Start-Up Employee | Part-Time Traveler| Introvert | Just Write My Thoughts in Various Aspects of Life

Simple things to become a better version of me

After doing a reflection on myself, I realize my weakness is not consistent with any action and plan that I intend to do. For most people, consistency is one of the key factors to determine the success of any deliverable. A lot of people make a relation with compounding effect which if you can produce better action or result by 1% for each day, you may grow more than 300% at the end of a year.

To become a better version of you, it such a long process, and need a long-term dedication to achieve that.

After I finished reading…


Note For Loving Ourselves

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Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash

February is the month of love.

People will celebrate 14th February for Valentine’s Day with their partner, spouse, or whatever terms that symbolized a pair of people who are bonded by a love relationship.

In the past time, Valentine’s Day is exclusively celebrated by a couple. It excluded the people who are still single. From the other’s perspective, people who try to celebrate Valentine’s Day by themself are considered sort of depressing stuff.

But what people forget is love is not only the expression of appreciation or attachment from one people to another, but it also applies to us to…


If I can call my child-self

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Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash

If there is any time machine that exists in this world, what would you do with it? Are you willing to go to the future and see what will happen to you over the next couple of years? Or will you choose to come back to the past so you can alert yourself for not making a mistake that impacts your present life?

Interestingly, I found from the specific forums that they have more interest to travel to the future. But for me, sometimes traveling to the future can be a daunting activity. It may expose you to any shocking…


Beginner Struggle of Learning New Language and Material to Use

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Photo by Clark Gu on Unsplash

In these recent months, I got exposed a lot of international culture and travel videos in Youtube. The more I watch those videos, I realized that it is good if we able to understand their language, so I can get deeper insight about their culture and society. Also, I believe that knowing their language can ease my travel experience in some countries.

For example, to travel Central Asia, I believe that knowing some basic Russian language make you can communicate with local easier. So does Spanish for travelling South America.

That is my primary motivation.

Second motivation is

Recently, I…


The struggle of becoming an adult

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Photo by Aarón Blanco Tejedor on Unsplash

For me, adulting is quite a daunting stage of life. In the beginning, I feel like freedom. You can set your own life path without anybody forces you to pursue a certain path.

However, as I go through this phase even further, it causes a lot of dilemmas in several life aspects. Somehow these dilemmas transform into a new form of fear.

1. Fear of Losing Something Precious

Death is one thing that can’t be avoidable. How fearful to think that in these past 10 years, I heard so much sad news about passed away people. And the more I grow older, the more I notice…


The struggle of adulting

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Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how.

-Annonymous-

It’s been 4 years since I was graduated from college but I’m still struggling to find out what are things that I want to achieve in my life.

When we were a child, at least in my case, we have been used to the clear life track. As we graduate from elementary school, without a doubt, we will continue our life stage to high school and college.

But once we already passed college, we may think that we will pursue our career in being an…


Productivity Hack and It’s Realisation

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The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey is the first productivity book that I bought. I always wonder how people can really optimize and manage their time usage to generate more accomplishments. And this book is shown in front of the bookshelf in the book store.


Learn how to improve yourself during travel

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I still remember what my parents said when I ask their permission to do solo traveling.

Traveling on your own? Are you crazy?

There is so much anxiety for the parents to allow their child to do solo traveling, especially if they are quite protective of their child.

My curiosity for solo traveling begins with my curiosity to visit a place that may have not become one of the topics in my social circle. As a person who grew up in the big city of Jakarta, the travel destination amongst the youth could be Singapore, South Korea, Japan, West Europe…


A little bit of solution to overcome that

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When I try to evaluate myself and do self-exploration, I figure out that my weakness is hard to be consistent. I am a typical person who easily gets bored. There is research that state to adopt the new habit, you need to adapt and execute that habit at least for 21 days in a row. Sadly, I always fail in around 14 days timeframe.

Not just to adopt the new habit, in order to achieve success, consistency is one of the key factors. If you know one of the algorithms of certain social media like Instagram, you need to consistently…


Mistakes from Beginner Investor Perspective

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Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash

In 2019, I feel like I’m quite waste a lot of money. I just relying on my savings account to store my money but this has limitations. First, I can grab the money from saving accounts quickly and use it to spend anything that I want. Second, I heard that just putting your money to a saving account doesn’t save you to inflation in the future. On the latter point, means the value of the current balance in the bank will be degraded in the future.

I was searching, an investment instrument that suitable for my current economic status and…

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