The Easiest Way to Declutter Your Desk

Decluttering is such a *insert negative noun here*

Often finding yourself saying that? Well a lot of people face this very problem and can get frustrated with it. Stress no more! Below are 3 short, sweet and simple steps to declutter and get back up on your productive saddle. Continue reading

Restraint and Minimalism: How to Think Win-Win

Quick fact: I still live with my parents. Nearly all 17-year-olds in Indonesia does.

Living with my parents is definitely one of the greatest blessings of being in the Eastern half of the world and I love it, the drawback is always that tiny nuisance called restraint.

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Against The (Mainstream) Current

This is too mainstream, that is too mainstream.

The present-day Internet meme is bombarded with ‘anti-mainstream’ posts to show uniqueness and, at times, foolishness.¬†Entertaining? Definitely. Enlightening? Most definitely. Are you serious? Of course I am.

Let’s look at the world’s perspective of the Internet meme. Majority sees it as modern entertainment, stress reducer, procrastination inducer, or whatever meaning which revolves around ridding stress, diminishing productivity and gaining fun. Now dive deeper. ‘Anti-mainstream’ posts are memes, so technically, you might say, it kills stress and productivity but boosts fun.

Here is where I say that ‘anti-mainstream’ posts are ‘anti-mainstream’ memes.

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Stop, Drop and Disconnect

I went to a coffee shop some other day and noticed something interesting: people of many different backgrounds are there. I saw a college student, a group of businessmen, a few families, a couple and some others who just sit and chat with their friends, and noticed that most of them are disconnected and focusing on what they were doing at the moment.

It is interesting because the modern world knows no rest, now that technology fits in to our lifestyle, and yet these people can disconnect, grab a cup of coffee and sit back, leaving technology behind.

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But I’m Too Young To Start

This is a relatively new blog, and I have fears with it: I fear that my efforts will go unnoticed, lost in the Internet ocean; I fear that this blog will be a total failure; I fear that I cannot provide something of value to people, because I am just too young and inexperienced to give directions to majority of people who are older than me. I mean, how many 17-year-olds you know started a personal development blog?

But if there’s one thing I know, it is that I’ve started and is still holding on to this blog.

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