Have you experience the inability to control your mind? As if it has its own gas pedal and brake – and we just see everything in movie frame. Ability to think, analyze and reflect is one blessing for human being. But it also brings its own flaws. Our mind is the strongest sense among others … Continue reading Wild Mind
Hey everyone! I am back on track after being away for 4.5 months from this blog. I have been busy and happy managing my new project - and somehow losing my grip on this one. Guilty as charged. As I am being away, I learn a lot of things along the way. I learned that … Continue reading After A Long Journey
As I lay myself to sleep, I turn on the radio and stumbled into a talk about sex. The speaker is called 'an expert' of sexual life (I missed the first part of introduction). This type of talk is one form psychoeducation, in which psychologists are responsible to educate society regarding certain topics. The objective … Continue reading Psychoeducation: Trip to Hell or Understanding
During Christmas break, I watched a movie "Julie & Julia" which inspired me to start a new blog called 365actsofgratitude. This blog is my way to show gratitude of what life has offer me in my daily life. Since this is the first day of 2014, I believe this is the perfect time to start. … Continue reading New Project: 365 Acts of Gratitude
Today is the last day of 2013 - what's on your mind? Either you're a festive person or a quiet one, you must have idea of how to end this year. End of year has been associated with celebration, fireworks, fancy diner, or being part of night festivals (as I write this post, I am … Continue reading How Do You End 2013?
Two days ago my Dad take-away 4 portions of nice Lo Mee from a nearby Chinese restaurant. When I had my second spoon, my Dad asked me if I already squeeze the lime onto my Lo Mee. Just when I said that I forgot it, the phone was ringing. After a quick chat with my … Continue reading “You Say Thank You Anyway”
Yes, I am a psychologist. It is interesting to notice the first impression of others when they ask me about my job. Mostly they will ask, "Don't you feel stressed out listening to others in daily basis?" Or "What kind of problems that people share with you?". Even though I'm working in a big city … Continue reading “I am a Psychologist”. Sorry, what?
One occupational hazard of being a psychologist is I tend to observe everything around me - what I heard, what I see and what I read between the lines. People may express their feelings and emotions in many ways. And the other party also owns their own ways to be reactive. Today I want to … Continue reading Feeling Unlovable
Yesterday I attended a workshop held by a psychological center in Surabaya. There were 3 speakers, but there was a young female speaker who captivated me. She was in her early 30, energetic, smart and owned a deep understanding what she was talking about. The third speaker was a father of 3 in his 40s. … Continue reading What Are Your Reasons of Living?
My work gives me a lot of opportunities to meet with people. Some of them come with genetic based problems or anything related with biological disorders. But most of them come because they have been living in negativity, either they create it or created by those around them. Imagine a very young kid who is … Continue reading Negativity and its stormy effects