I met some of my best friends last night. We played bowling, had dinner, and continued with some beers and talks. By talks, obviously I address to the discussion about what we did together in certain period of time – in the past. Interestingly, a friend of mine quoted such nice words: “the past is … Continue reading No, Not Again! – and Things We Could Get from the Past
I just visited my brother in Bangka Island, stayed there for 2 nights during Eid Fit’r holiday. I decided to visit him, instead of coming back to my hometown, known as ‘Mudik’ (as the tradition for most people during those days) because of at least 2 reasons: the first reason is because he made an … Continue reading Blessings are for Those Who Believe
It’s been almost 2 months since we started to live in the year of 2019. I personally feel that time moves faster than I ever experienced before. I remember in earlier this year, I questioned myself on what am I going to do this year. I heard some nice what-so-called resolutions or aspirations from friends … Continue reading The 3 F-words I Need to Work On This Year
Can we undo what we’ve done in the past? An obvious answer: no. Yet we can do something else for now and in the future. We made mistakes – or maybe because only we put them into several contexts, they became mistakes. And obviously we only could take some learning points from those. The question … Continue reading A Short Note: Learning in Difficult Situations
Why do you work? To earn money, to self-actualize yourself, to find meanings, to gain more knowledge and experiences, or simply to be you? Whatever that is, don’t ever let what you’re doing obstructs you to have fun. I know lots of companies and organizations offer their employees such ‘fun workplaces’ with various facilities (game-center, … Continue reading Adding the ‘Fun’ Element (into Your Workplace)
It’s a classic topic. Yet I think will always be relevant if we believe that life is a chain of decisions on what we chose to think, to see, to feel, and to do. Although sometimes it seems like we don’t have any choice – it’s still actually a choice: whether to accept ‘that only … Continue reading A Short Note: We Always Can Choose – and Have to Choose …
As I will be leaving the UK in few hours, I sent emails and messages to my lecturers and friends to thank them for the wonderful friendship and to say good bye. I think it’s also time for me to address similar gratitude to Manchester! I chose to study in Manchester because this is the … Continue reading Thank You, Manchester!