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Morning Person!

How morning person I am? Hmm, people know that I am not a morning person. I will fully function after 10 until midnight. Somehow, lately, I feel like I am missing out on things in the morning like bubur kacang ijo.  So I decided to try to be a morning person. Well... at least waking up and start my day earlier than I usually do. It was not easy at first. But my boss said, "Let's try to have a morning meeting." Obviously, I was challenged. It worked out but also exhausting at first.  But I still try to wake up early and start my day early. I found out that lavender and chamomile tea helps for better sleep. I definitely bought the tea and start to drink it every day in the evening. So black tea in the morning, or turmeric drink, and lavender & chamomile tea in the evening when I wrapped up some work left at home.  The lavender & chamomile tea did not work directly but it helps to calm my body a few hours before bed. It relaxed my muscles and mind before bed. Though

Little bit about multicultural marriage

This is an easy post about multicultural marriage (or relationship). Take it as entertainment if you are in the same situation as ours 😆  Differences always fascinate me. Then I am married to someone from a different culture. It's challenging but also fun at the same time, here's why: One becomes grammar nazi and one becomes grammar police.  I can say that he is a kind of polyglot and I speak 4 languages daily (most Indonesians are bilingual already 😉). But we talk to each other in English because my Dutch is super broken, his Bahasa Indonesia is much better than my Dutch but we usually use it for ordering foods in when we are in Indonesia only. So as a fluent English speaker, he always corrects me when I got it wrong. That's totally okay. Only it is not that okay when he did it during the fight 😂 Like how could you do that during the fight? Though I sometimes correct his Bahasa Indonesia when he tries to talk in Bahasa here, ordering something or trying to impress local