This journey of reading 'The Road Less Traveled' by Scott Peck is very personal for me. I've heard about this phenomenal book since years ago - but I always find the excuse of not borrowing or buying this book. Until about a month ago when I was in faculty's library. I was looking for some … Continue reading Lessons from ‘The Road Less Traveled’
I believe you've heard people say: "Let's sleep on the problems". Or maybe you heard: "I wish the problems will go away by themselves". Or maybe you say it to others every now and then? Unfortunately problems can't help themselves, they need to be solved. As Scott Peck stated in his book "The Road Less … Continue reading Silence: Part of Solution or Problem?
- title was taken from the lyric of 'Someday' by Rob Thomas, songwriter and lead singer of Matchbox Twenty - Everyday I deal with my clients, at the hospital or at University clinic. Sometimes I deal with the usual stress problems, such as: low academic achievements, a child who doesn't want to go to school, … Continue reading “Maybe Someday We’ll Figure All This Out”
It's been a while since my last post (I should be thinking twice if I want to call myself: blogger!). Anyway, this is the wrap-up of what I've been doing in the past months - September and October 2011. It was busy months, but surely I had a lot of fun. September 24, 2011: Protect-A-Child … Continue reading September – October 2011 Wrap-Up
These past few days, I've got a daily text message from a-44-year-old woman who complained about what happened to her 30 or 35 years ago. She is a big fan of a used-to-be famous child singer in Indonesia, since 35 years ago. She is very proud of the fact that she is able to get … Continue reading Living in the Tunnel of Past Life
August 17, 2011- the 66th anniversary of Indonesia's Independence Day. I was born and grew up in Indonesia - and I am proud to be one. Despite the corrupted system in every area of life, living in Indonesia is good. We do have thousand of islands, million of nice people and uncountable holiday destinations. My … Continue reading Happy Independence Day, Indonesia!
Since the first time I fell for it, I knew it will be my lifetime lover. I fell in love with writing - and will always be. I am a writer and I write a lot. In my diary, my blog, my articles and my patients' reports (if that's included). The reason why I love … Continue reading I’m in Love (Again)
I always believe that as a psychologist I own the honor to learn many factual things about others - while I am doing my work. Since this is Friday night, let we discuss something light - relationship. I am inspired by many cases that I have found on site - abusive relationship, gay relationship, cheating … Continue reading Oh Well, Relationship!
Nowadays we can easily notice young people - and even young children - playing with their gadgets everywhere they go. Laptop, portable video game, handphone, mp3 player and BlackBerry or other smart phones. Technology and those sophisticated tools are created as 'tools' for human being. They are supposedly help us to finish our tasks and … Continue reading Crackberries Epidemic
What is Anorexia Nervosa? Anorexia Nervosa is one form of Eating Disorders according to DSM-IV-TR classifications. To diagnose a person as an Anorexic, following are the diagnostic criteria: A. Refusal to maintain body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for age and height (e.g., weight loss leading to maintenance of body weight less … Continue reading Anorexia Nervosa – Screaming in Silence