passion and purpose

Interest or Passion

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Chapter 6 Review) People always tell you to follow your passion, but the author’s dad tells her to look for a high-paying job instead of doing something that might be fun but not make any money. But according to research, people who haveRead More…

grit grows

Grit Grows

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Chapter 5 Review) It starts by the author asking how much grit do we have. She says that grit is affected by both genes and experience, same as how height works. Talents are also genetically influenced, but only for the most part. YouRead More…

how gritty are you

How Gritty Are You

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Chapter 4 Review) It starts with the author doing a presentation, and she explained to a person that grit is more about stamina than intensity. She then talks about the grit scale that she made, and how enthusiasm is common, but endurance isRead More…

effort counts twice

Effort Counts Twice

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Chapter 3 Review) Everywhere, people highlight the word “talent” when someone has achieved something great. People imply that hard-workers will never catch up to someone talented. There was a book about the study of swimmers made by a guy called Dan. When heRead More…

talent counts twice

Distracted by Talent

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Chapter 2 Review) The author starts by telling us he quit her job to work as a teacher because she thought consulting wasn’t teaching. She opened a free teaching course then went to Oxford. The students were around 12 years old. Some ofRead More…

what is grit

What is Grit? A Book Review

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Chapter 1 Review) It starts out talking about this military academy who only accepts a very small amount of people through filters. But a lot people drop out in the first few months because of a thing called beast barracks. A psychologist guyRead More…

live in mts pakis

Road To Eksplorasi Pakis Banyumas

Kira-kira 1 bulan lalu, Naufal memutuskan akan ikut kegiatan live-in (eksplorasi) di Mts Pakis selama satu bulan lamanya bersama 4 orang temannya yang lain, yaitu Kaysan, Alevko, Anja dan Ratri.  Dan selama dua pekan terakhir ini, obrolan kami banyak seputar persiapan ke sana. Salah satunya, dia harus menyelesaikan tantangan membacaRead More…

homeschooling journey

Kenalan Lagi dengan Homeschooling, Yuk

Ketika saya dan keluarga memutuskan untuk menjadi praktisi homeschooling lebih dari lima tahun yang lalu, saya langsung membuat sebuah blog sakolabumi. Blog ini sejatinya memang diperuntukkan untuk berbagi pengalaman dan menceritakan kisah keseharian kami sebagai homeschooler. Namun dalam perjalanannya, tampaknya saya tidak bisa memanage blognya secara konsisten dan belum bisaRead More…

independent traveler

Ketika Anak Kita Memulai Traveling Sendiri

Sungguh, urusan melepas anak, yang banyak mengalami penderitaan adalah orangtuanya. Masih ingat ketika menyapih? Siapa yang paling berat? Orangtuanya, kan. Karena ada perasaan nggak tega. Padahal anak hanya perlu pengondisian dan pembiasaan. Begitu juga ketika memisahkan anak tidur sendiri, banyak nggak tega. Ketika usia anak makin besar, kita makin dihadapkanRead More…

skill anak digital

Skill Yang Mulai Hilang Pada Anak Digital

Seiring dengan berkembangnya teknologi digital, banyak hal yang dulu dilakukan manual sekarang beralih ke digital. Semuanya terasa lebih mudah dan cepat. Dalam waktu singkat, kita bisa menghasilkan banyak karya dan produk. Salah satu contoh pekerjaan yang dulu ada, tapi sekarang sudah ditinggalkan orang adalah berkirim surat Jaman sekarang rasanya hampirRead More…