A Clever King

There was a country long time ago where the people would change their king every year. The person who would become the king had to agree to a contract whereby he will be sent to an island after his one year of being a king. So, each year the king would finish his term and it was time for him to go to the island and live there. The people dressed him up in expensive clothes and put him on an elephant and took him around the cities to say goodbye to all the people. This was the moment of sadness for all the kings who have ruled there for one year. After… Read More

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Penemuan Diri

“Life is an endless process of self-discovery.” ― James Gardner Banyak yang menyangka proses penemuan diri itu dapat dilakukan hanya dengan sekali asessment. Sayangnya, tidak demikian. Asessment hanyalah alat bantu untuk mengenali diri kita. Diri kita yang sebenarnya? Wallahu a’lam. Maka, penemuan diri bukanlah sebuah momen melainkan sebuah proses. Kita perlu menjalani dan melakukannya sepanjang hayat kita. Apa tujuannya? Sederhana, menemukan apa sebenarnya misi kita di atas bumi. Guru saya selalu mengatakan, kita lahir di atas bumi ini dengan sifat-sifat bawaan yang unik. Sebagian memiliki sifat keras kepala, sebagian lembut hati. Sebagian suka berkonfrontasi, sebagian suka mendamaikan. Sebagian pemikir, sebagian pekerja keras. Sifat-sifat bawaan ini tidak mungkin dihadirkan dalam diri… Read More

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Membentuk Disiplin Diri

Pembeda antara orang yang mengetahui dan melakukan, juga antara orang yang melakukan dan menghasilkan adalah disiplin. Kamus mengartikan disiplin sebagai ketaatan mengikuti aturan. Kita bisa melihat, orang-orang yang “gagal” menerapkan apa yang mereka ketahui biasanya karena kurangnya kedisiplinan mereka. Pertanyaannya, bagaimana cara membentuk disiplin?   Pertama, pecah tujuan besar menjadi tujuan-tujuan yang lebih kecil Disiplin adalah tentang kesabaran. Bagaimana kita sabar mencapai tujuan-tujuan yang lebih kecil sebelum mewujudkan tujuan yang lebih besar. Pelari marathon tidak begitu saja mampu berlari sampai 10 km. Mereka memiliki rencana latihan sebelumnya, dengan berlari 1 km, 2 km, 3 km dan seterusnya sampai mereka akhirnya mampu berlari 10 km. Tanpa latihan yang disiplin, tidak akan… Read More

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how to learn english for kids

How do I start teaching my kids English at home? Many parents would like to teach their children English at home, but don’t know how to start. It doesn’t matter if your own English is not perfect. The most important thing is that you are enthusiastic and that you give your children lots of encouragement and praise. Your child will pick up on your enthusiasm for the language. Don’t worry if your child doesn’t start speaking English immediately. They will need a certain amount of time to absorb the language. Be patient, and they will begin to speak English in their own time.

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learning language by movies

Learning a foreign language is already hard. And the culture is different from your own. So sometimes, you might have trouble understanding what actors are saying, or what they’re doing on the screen. So today, I want to share a few tips with you on learning English with movies. They’ll help you learn helpful new words and phrases, but also enjoy watching movies at the same time. Okay, let’s start! 3 Reasons Why Learning English With Movies and Film Works Perhaps you’re still wondering if you can still really learn any English by watching movies. After all, watching movies is supposed to be fun, right? So, how can you learn… Read More

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