That Girl Was Me

By | June 22nd, 2017|Inspiration, Lifestyle, Love, Thoughtcatalog, Yoga|

I'll never fit in, that's one of my best qualities - Peggy Santosa The year was 2003, that girl on that photo was the ultimate party girl with all sorts of bad habits in the world that you can think of, lived on the edge, and sure knows hot to live life on the wild side. [...]

Lights Will Guide You Home

By | May 9th, 2017|Inspiration, Lifestyle, Thoughtcatalog, Travel, Travel Story, traveldiary|

'When you try your best but you don't succeed, when you get what you want but not what you need, stuck in Reverse.  Lights will guide you home and ignite your bones' - Coldplay I don't think there has ever been a time when I feel so ashamed to still be holding an Indonesian citizenship [...]

Let Me Have My Breakdown

By | March 28th, 2017|Buddhism, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Travel|

I am having a slight meltdown today, my body is moving around rounding up items I need for my trip to India while my mind is throwing tantrum the size of a 2 years old kicking and screaming 'I don't want to go!! I don't want to do this!!you can't make me do this' (insert [...]

To Myself, Ten Years Ago

By | February 2nd, 2017|Inspiration, Lifestyle, Philosophy, Travel|

'You won't believe what I see from this vantage point, the years stretching out before you like a long and winding road.  I don't want to scare you, but there is a forest just up ahead.  one so dense and dark, the sunlight won't reach you for awhile.  You will wander lost, in this long, [...]

Prostration

By | July 1st, 2015|Buddhism, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Philosophy|

Prostrations is a special Tibetan Buddhist Practice.  There are 2 different versions: the short and the long, in reference to the Ngöndro practice, we do the long version. To do the prostrations we start we standing straight up and fold our hands at the heart center.  The two thumbs folded inside and kept [...]

My Journey through the 7 Days Juice Fasting Liver Gallbladder Detox – Part 2

By | June 7th, 2013|Lifestyle, Yoga|

Day 6 I had smooth morning of the usual routine and 90mins yoga practice. I was aware that I was feeling anxious for what is coming as part of the cleanse and it will be the beginning to the peak of the cleanse. I tried to calm my mind and went for facial, not that [...]

My Journey through the 7 Days Juice Fasting Liver Gallbladder Detox – Part 1

By | June 6th, 2013|Lifestyle, Yoga|

I have been wanting to do a detox and was looking for a great program when I found Positive Living-Liver Gallbladder 7 days juice fast with Sara Varella. She had sent me information bout the cleanse and intuitively I had that swirl in my belly and thumping in my heart when I knew that something [...]

Health Benefits of Lemons

By | May 23rd, 2013|Lifestyle|

There are many health benefits of lemons that have been known for centuries. The two biggest are lemons’ strong antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting powers and their use as a weight loss aid because lemon juice is a digestive aid and liver cleanser. Lemons contain many substances—notably citric acid, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, bioflavonoids, pectin, and [...]

Decision to Love

By | February 6th, 2013|Inspiration, Lifestyle|

Every time we make the decision to love someone, we open ourselves to great suffering, because those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain. The greatest pain comes from leaving. When the child leaves home, when the husband or wife leaves for a long period of time or for [...]

Golden Hour

By | December 5th, 2012|Lifestyle|

How much can you actually do in an hour? sit in traffic, do your grocery, reply emails, catch up with an old friend, meditate, do crazy dance in your living room, more errands running maybe… Think about it, an hour isn’t very long. 60 minutes, 3600 seconds. THAT’S IT. In my numerous recent happenings with [...]