Studying in a state high school was the norm for me and most people I’ve known since childhood. Coming from a middle class family, born in Bandung, West Java, but having relocated to the small town of Cimahi as an infant, a good state high school was the best option for me.I grew up thinking that if I study well, I should be able to be accepted at one of the top state high schools in Bandung.None of the state high schools in Cimahi were an option, although I was proud to have graduated from state junior high school SMPN 1 Cimahi.I had a dream to see the world and I thought studying in Bandung could be the first step to make it come true. In junior school I studied hard and my parents worked hard to enroll me into a private institute to take extra classes to help me ace my final examin
Leave it to one of the world's largest online booksellers to help curate your summer reading list. Earlier this week, Amazon released its list of Best Books of 2019 (So Far).The entire list of books — all released this year between January and June — is pretty massive. But the nine must-reads below will help to elevate your finances, success and overall happiness in life (you'll also end the summer feeling more motivated and resilient).1. "Raise Your Game: High-Performance Secrets From the Best of the Best"By Alan Stein Jr. and Jon SternfeldCo-authors Alan Stein Jr. and Jon Sternfeld address three common problems faced by decision-makers today: Ineffective leadership, team dysfunction and low performance.In "Raise Your Game," Stein Jr. shares the effective strategies he spent 15 years
Getty Images Bills running back LeSean McCoy is used to being doubted. He’s now being doubting regarding his age, and he’ll be using that to motivate him in 2019, the final year of his current contract. “I use age and that type of thing to motivate me,” McCoy said Saturday at his youth football camp, via PennLive.com. “My whole life I’ve kind of been the underdog. Is he big enough? Is he tough enough? Can he play in the pros? I feel like guys like myself come around every once in a while and I want to stick to that. I’m up for it.” McCoy definitely has confidence in his abilities, even as he closes in on his 31st birthday. “It’s hard to replace a guy l
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Elizabeth Williams/Associated PressDefendant Keith Raniere, center, sits with attorneys Paul DerOhannesian, left, and Marc Agnifilo during closing arguments at Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday in New York.Members of the prosecution in the Nxivm case arrive with documents at Brooklyn Federal Court on May 7, 2019, for day one of the trial of Keith Raniere, founder of Nxivm. - The trial of Keith Raniere, a "self-help" guru who ran a secretive society of women sex slaves branded with his initials, begins Tuesday in New York, where his former female supporters may be called to testify against him. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)The gallery will resume insecondsActress Allison Mack (C) departs the United States Eastern Di...
As an actress currently portraying Gemma on The Neighborhood, Beth Behrs spends a lot of time indoors on a television set. “And after spending so much time shooting in studios for work, self-care for me usually means spending time outdoors,” she says. One of Behr’s favorite ways to unwind is to get outside with her dogs, host a backyard BBQ or spend time riding her horse, Belle. The former 2 Broke Girls star may be busy with her work schedule but in her mind, self-care isn’t really a choice – it’s a must. She admits that it’s difficult to fit into her schedule but it’s something that she works hard to make time for. “Grounding myself in nature is truly everything to me, so I make the time for it,” she explains.RELATED: 2 Broke Girls Star Beth Behrs On Her New Book, Her Journ
DULUTH, MN — Grandma’s Marathon attracts thousands every year. Not just the athletes from all around the world, but the spectators who cheer from start to finish along the North Shore. “I think coffee and watching is better, but yeah it’s always fun to see people doing it,” Sean Kempke, a spectator at Saturday’s race said. “It’s just always inspiring to see people take on the challenge of it.” On Saturday, strangers showed encouragement, neighbors came out of their houses to watch, and friends and family came together to cheer on the athletes in this year’s race. “It’s good for the community,” Duluth Resident Rachel Hobbs said. “It’s good for the tourism in Duluth and it shows people that we’re kind of a beautiful city and I mean we go all the way up to Two Harb