Joyful Life

  • Swim With Turtles | Scoops of Joy

    Sun, Sea, Sand and A New Look

    Well hello there… How do you like Scoops of Joy new look? I am absolutely in love with the new look. So clean and fresh. Remember when I shared the awesome news that I won Dreamy Blog Makeover from Chasing Dreams and Martine De Luna earlier this month? Riz from Chasing Dreams had turned my ideas into […] Read more…

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    10 Things That Make Me Smile Today

    Smile! Today is World Smile Day. So let’s smile, everyone! These are 10 things that make me smile today: Meditation. This has been playing a huge part of my life lately. It just feeds my soul with so much positivity and joy. My fiancé. I am missing him like crazy but I am so thankful […] Read more…

Bahasa Indonesia

  • Bully Free Zone

    Antara Bullying Real Life Dan Cyber Bullying

    Sudah lihat berita anak SD yang dianiaya temannya di sekolah yang beberapa hari ini jadi viral di media sosial? Saya yang tadinya tidak mau klik play jadi nonton dan akhirnya saya yang nangis, dada sesak rasanya. Anak-anak kecil ini kenapa bisa begitu sadis? Korbannya si anak perempuan kecil itu kelihatan tidak berdaya. Bisa nggak sih dibayangkan […] Read more…

  • Being a single parent is twice the work,

    Single Moms Indonesia: Menghapus Stigma Negative

    “Iih dia kan janda bok!” “Memangnya kenapa kalau janda Mas? Saya calon janda.” Percakapan di atas ini tidak akan pernah saya lupakan karena itulah untuk pertama kalinya saya merasakan bagaimana negatifnya konotasi yang melekat di status “janda”. Emangnya kenapa kalo janda? Emangnya kenapa kalo single mom? Ada dua jenis janda, janda karena bercerai dan janda […] Read more…

Fit & Healthy

  • Laila Munaf

    Zumba Party With Mommies Daily And Happy Soya Oil

    Of all of the different types of exercise popular here in Jakarta, there are some that I haven’t tried yet. The latest one I experienced was Zumba. Zumba… I have seen women dancing in Zumba classes before at my gym, I’m often working out in the free weights area right next to the class but […] Read more…

  • 5tips

    5 Tips To Get Back On Track With Your Fitness & Healthy Eating

    My journey to live a healthy lifestyle has been definitely full of ups and downs, highs and lows. You got the drill. It’s not always easy. There are days where I just don’t feel like working out. There are days where I don’t want to eat healthy and wanted to eat all those bad deep […] Read more…

Finding Joy

  • Healing

    My Secret – My Journey to Healing

    Her hand trembled as she reached closer to the door knob. “I shouldn’t do this.” Doubt and fears tried to silence her. “I can’t do this!” That hand froze midair. “Do it! Just do it!” the voice said. The coldness from the door knob sent chills down her spine and made her stomach churn but […] Read more…

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    Love, A Year Later

    I saw his profile first…admiring his eyes and kind smile before closing the tab. Then I got a message from him. I forgot how on that website you can see who was looking at your profile. We message back and forth on site until we exchanged Skype ID. The first time we chatted on Skype […] Read more…

Travel

  • Swim With Turtles | Scoops of Joy

    Sun, Sea, Sand and A New Look

    Well hello there… How do you like Scoops of Joy new look? I am absolutely in love with the new look. So clean and fresh. Remember when I shared the awesome news that I won Dreamy Blog Makeover from Chasing Dreams and Martine De Luna earlier this month? Riz from Chasing Dreams had turned my ideas into […] Read more…

  • Bali

    Bali on My Mind

    It’s been nearly 10 years… Since the last time I set foot on the Land of The Gods aka Bali aka paradise. 10 friggin years, people! Holy molly! I still remember vividly how it was the last and the first time I was there for a short weekend. I was still working in Jakarta at […] Read more…

Single Mommyhood

  • Being a single parent is twice the work,

    Being Single Moms in Indonesia – Fighting The Stigma

    Last week I had lunch with two wonderful single moms who are also writers. One was involved in writing a book and we had initially met at her book launch. The other single mother is a single mom by choice. We discussed about life as a single moms. I feel there is still a large […] Read more…

  • Being a single parent is twice the work,

    Single Moms Indonesia: Menghapus Stigma Negative

    “Iih dia kan janda bok!” “Memangnya kenapa kalau janda Mas? Saya calon janda.” Percakapan di atas ini tidak akan pernah saya lupakan karena itulah untuk pertama kalinya saya merasakan bagaimana negatifnya konotasi yang melekat di status “janda”. Emangnya kenapa kalo janda? Emangnya kenapa kalo single mom? Ada dua jenis janda, janda karena bercerai dan janda […] Read more…