Top 5 Podcasts to Listen to (Gadis Version)

Top 5 Podcasts to Listen to (Gadis Version)

Do you like to listen to podcasts? Me too!

I love to listen to podcasts because I love listening to people. Well, I’m an auditory person :). I listen to it while I’m studying or writing something or mostly while I’m running. Sometimes I prefer listening to podcasts instead of music while running because I tend to get bored with my own running playlist. I most likely memorize all of the songs in my playlist. Meanwhile, if I listen to a new episode of a podcast, I never expect what I’m about to hear. Selain itu, menyiapkan running playlist takes time, apalagi kalau tidak mau bosan harus rajin-rajib update playlist. Sementara itu, kalau podcast tinggal download aja podcast mana yang mau didengarkan ketika lari.

Kalau misalnya mau lari lama, ga bakal terasa. Kalau kamu mau lari selama 30 menit, tinggal cari aja podcast yang durasinya 30 menit. Kalau mau jogging satu jam, tinggal download podcast yang durasinya satu jam. Jika dibandingkan dengan mendengarkan lagu, aku cepat bosen karena misalnya ya, kalau lari satu lapangan biasanya aku bakal habis 1 lagu, sekitar 3-4 menit. Kalau podcast, seperti yang aku bilang tadi, aku gatau mereka bakal bilang apa. Jadi ada faktor ‘surprise’.

So, here are my favorite podcasts ever that I think you should listen to it too:

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Toxic Relationship

Toxic Relationship

I did not know that my relationship was a toxic relationship until I read The Subtle Art of not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson. It was failed relationships, though, now I’m glad it was failed; because it was unpleasant – if I may say.

PS: I dare writing about this on my blog because I am 100% completely, quite sure, that my exes are not giving a fuck about this or about me writing about our past relationship. Plus, we are not following each other on social media. Even if they read this, I do not mention their name and the failed relationships were not absolutely their sole fault. Part of them was my fault too.

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2019: Birthday Note

2019: Birthday Note

First of all, I thank all of you for the birthday wishes. I feel loved and grateful. After all this year, you guys still remember me, and still being my friend no matter how weird and cranky I am sometimes (or maybe often, or always, I don’t know — you decide :D). I feel loved because even though I don’t care about my birthday thingy, yet you guys still care about it. So, I am sending this virtual hug to all of of my friends, and all of you who spend your time by reading this: I love you too guys!

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Body Shaming

Body Shaming

Sudah tahu body shaming kan? Sepertinya tidak ada istilah khusus untuk collocation ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia. Body shaming adalah ketika kamu mengomentasi fisik seseorang, dan mengarah ke konotasi negatif. Sebenarnya ketika kamu mengomentari tubuh seseorang, itu sudah negatif sih, contohnya: “Kamu gendutan ya?”, “Jerawatmu kok banyak?”. Ya, tujuan kamu kasih komentar tentang fisik seseorang apasih?

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How to Shop in Melbourne on A Student Budget

How to Shop in Melbourne on A Student Budget

OK. My clothing preferences is chic, casual, girly, and clean-look. Chic-look is pretty much a modern kind of outfit, an I-dont-care look, and for the most important is oh-it’s-good-on-me look. Clean-look is basically just white, black, or a combination of these two. So, these shopping recommendations below is based on my preferences. It might and might not suit your preferences.

My super chic-casual look πŸ™‚
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Barbie Snag on Weds

Barbie Snag on Weds

Untuk memperkuat sosialisasi bahasa keduaku, aku mengikuti banyak kegiatan volunteer di kampus. Selain ‘memaksa’ku untuk berkomunikasi dengan Bahasa Inggris dengan orang-orang berbagai budaya dan aksen, aku suka karena kampus suka memberi kaos dan jaket gratis kepada volunteer. 😌 Siapa yang tidak bangga memakai hoodie apparel kampus?

Kali ini aku menjadi volunteer Wednesday Session. Di Kampus Monash, setiap Hari Rabu selalu ada makanan dan minuman gratis dan juga band indie. Mendengarkan band-band indie Australia aku pikir juga memperkuat kognitifku pada bahasa keduaku, Bahasa Inggris, yang tengah aku pelajari.

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Makna Referensial: (Unicorn yang onlen-onlen itu?)

Makna Referensial: (Unicorn yang onlen-onlen itu?)

Beberapa hari lalu, aku lihat soal-soal Bahasa Indonesia USBN adikku yang kelas 12. Adikku memang Bahasa Indonesia-nya jago. Nilai Bahasa Indonesianya bagus, dan, in fact, terbagus dari nilai-nilai yang lain. Ada satu soal yang menurutku menarik, tentang kata yang mengandung makna referensial.

Aku de javu, karena aku seperti pernah mempelajarinya. Setelah adikku menjelaskan, oh ternyata aku pernah baca itu di buku semantik, dan istilah Bahasa Inggris-nya reference. Aku baru tahu kalau di Bahasa Indonesia-kan jadi referensial.

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