Monthly Archives: July 2013

This is How Jonathan Franzen Writes #writing

“It is such a huge question. I mean I really literally could talk all day and barely scratch the surface… It’s always about TONE. If the tone is not there , then there’s no writing. And to get anything done, … Continue reading

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Perlukah Mewajibkan Karyawan Follow/Like Akun Jejaring Sosial Perusahaan?

Rasanya sangat ironis saat kita menemui karyawan atau staf perusahaan yang aktif di social media tetapi tidak tahu menahu atau bahkan tidak peduli sama sekali pada keberadaan perusahaan tempatnya bekerja sehari-hari di dunia maya. Hal seperti ini sudah jamak dijumpai. … Continue reading

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When Yogis Gather…

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Tawang Train Station, Semarang (Photos)

This is heaven for web 2.0-minded people. This is the sky I see. How is yours? Cars are parked. Only parking lots for motorbikes.

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Gone with the Wind She Was

“Gone with the Wind” is the novel my uncle bought in England during his stay. He was selected to be one of the 2-year short course participants. Maybe it was a scholarship but I didn’t know for sure anyway. He … Continue reading

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1Q84: 2 Dunia Paralel, 2 Sejoli, 2 Bulan

Membaca judul novel Haruki Murakami yang teranyar ini mengingatkan saya pada novel karya George Orwell. Saya pernah membaca dan sekilas isi “1984” karangan Orwell terbilang membosankan, yang akhirnya membuat saya terseok-seok harus mencapai halaman terakhir karena atmosfer dunia yang digambarkan … Continue reading

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On Loss, Being Lost and Full Acceptance of Losing

It took me forever to really realize and recognize the hard bloody truth that she lost both of her legs. For a young lady in her early twenties, that would sound like a huge, huge blow to the whole wellbeing … Continue reading

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Mengatur Menu Puasa dengan Prinsip Food Combining

Prinsip utama yang saya selalu camkan dalam food combining adalah memisahkan bahan makanan yang mengandung pati (tepung-karbohidrat) dari sumber protein hewani. Mengapa? Karena menyulitkan proses pencernaan. Jadi jangan dimakan bersamaan! Kalau ngotot tetap dimakan bersamaan (misal lontong plus sate ayam), … Continue reading

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Serba-serbi Food Combining

Bulan Ramadhan menjelang. Inilah saatnya mengendalikan tidak hanya hawa nafsu, tetapi nafsu makan dan selera makan yang sudah terbukti dalam banyak kasus menjadi biang keladi berbagai masalah kesehatan. Dari kegemukan hingga migrain, semua bisa dilacak penyebabnya dari jenis-jenis makanan dan … Continue reading

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Mengapa Saya Memilih Yoga

Mengapa yoga? Mengapa harus olah raga, rasa dan jiwa yang sering dicap haram dan pelakunya dikatakan eksentrik ini? Mengapa harus memilih yoga yang sampai kapan pun dan sesering apa pun dilakukan juga tidak akan membuat badan saya berotot seperti penggemar … Continue reading

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My First Day of Teaching Yoga in Public

It was quite a surprise, to be blunt. Everything was ill-planned this very morning. I had to teach in a very short notice. I was called on the phone and within 15-20 minutes I simply had to be at the … Continue reading

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An Unintended Yoga Class

It was not a yoga class you attend biweekly at a nearby gym or fitness center. They, my so-called students shun such places. So do I. And here we were, sitting without mats on a cemented badminton and basketball field. … Continue reading

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