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Nadya Hutagalung on Instagram

Nadya Hutagalung on Instagram

TV Host. Conservation. Humanity. UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador. Public Speaker. @nadyahutagalungphotos <br /> Represented by @flyentertains based in

I have been thinking a lot over the last couple of days about the reality that there will never be a perfect life, perfect marriage, perfect family and one would never really hold the perfect job or find perfect friends. Aside from the fact that the challenges in all of the above are what help us to grow, the only thing we have control of is our own mind. When we can change our mind our outer reality changes too. There is a great amount of expansiveness that arises when we can let go of clinging to the concept of perfection and unrealistic desires. Then I came across this post and wanted to share it too. Via @loveaprilgreen #mindfulliving #love #growth #contentment # #wisdom #peace #personaldevelopment #freedom
I have been thinking a lot over the last couple of days about the reality that there will never be a perfect life, perfect marriage, perfect family an
Looking forward to hosting the Gala for Jane Goodall Institute Singapore next week! The last time I met Jane was in London for a National Geographic event. In this photo we were in Bali with CNN hero of the year @iburobin :) #womenofimpact #femaleleaders #girlpower #janegoodall #oneplanet #onehumanity #ungrasp #ambassador
Looking forward to hosting the Gala for Jane Goodall Institute Singapore next week! The last time I met Jane was in London for a National Geographic e
I am incredibly passionate about shaking up the education system and have served on the board of one of the greenest schools on earth for 5 years, and am currently an advisor for a global  foundation focusing on wellness in education and my own my relationship with education hasn t always been so straight forward.

My mum was a teacher in Australia and I grew up with our home often filled with her students. The students adored my mum and would often turn up with food and hang out all weekend.  There was even a time when her class of Bahasa Indonesia students raised enough money for themselves AND bought a plane ticket for my mum and they set off for a few weeks in Indonesia to immerse themselves in the culture and language of my father's land. I guess these memories set the benchmark for me of what a relationship with a teacher should look like.  They never really were though.

My own school years were few. I left school and started traveling and working when I was 12 years old. Even though I have always had a passion for learning and an open and curious mind, the education system just wasn't for me. I simply didn't learn that way, I was not interested to learn what was being taught and didn't feel it would have any use in my life. I was also always the odd one out growing up in rural Australia I was often bullied because of the way that I looked. Racism was just part of my Everyday. 
Would  I suggest leaving school so early as a path for my kids? No. But I have instead tried to find avenues in which they can be educated in a way that broadens their world view, allows them to feel nourished and supported, keeps their self esteem healthy and they can grow up being kind, impactful humans.  I can personally vouch for the fact that there is @lifebeyondgrades and I urge parents, educators, and students to release the pressure and relax a little because we need to have creative, resilient, compassionate leaders for this complicated world we are living in. Adulthood is already challenging,  Let Kids Be Kids. 
#LifeBeyondGrades #PledgeForOurYouth

If you would like to pledge for our youth you can do so too!! more coming in my IG stories.
I am incredibly passionate about shaking up the education system and have served on the board of one of the greenest schools on earth for 5 years, and
It's out there with elephants, orangutans and the elements I want to be.. my heart calls for the wild.. #wildforlife #elephants #orangutans #nature #kenya #sumatra #heartsong   @davylinggar BTS my #walkwithmebook
It's out there with elephants, orangutans and the elements I want to be.. my heart calls for the wild.. #wildforlife #elephants #orangutans #nature #k
Oh Hi.     Go short again?
Oh Hi. Go short again?
His Holiness The Dalai Lama      LAMAKYEN      #dharma ( this is a much better photo )
His Holiness The Dalai Lama LAMAKYEN #dharma ( this is a much better photo )
While I'm gearing up for a little bit of exciting madness bringing me to Bangkok-India-Singapore-Bangkok-Jakarta-Singapore .. I'm just going to post this one of me and my #lilchick who really isn't so little anymore and who I will miss terribly while I'm away. #love                    #multitaskingmama #earthwarrior #oneplanet #onehumanity #BRINGIT
While I'm gearing up for a little bit of exciting madness bringing me to Bangkok-India-Singapore-Bangkok-Jakarta-Singapore .. I'm just going to post t
Grateful to be invited to speak at #WealthWisdom2019 by @PermataBank about  From Influence To Impact  on August 15th, 2019. I ll be sharing about my journey  to a more mindful life of positive impact. 
For those who are interested, kindly go to (http://bit.ly/1dww19) with the code WWNAD to receive free ticket for the first 20 people and other special offers!

#MindfulWealth #WealthWisdom2019
Grateful to be invited to speak at #WealthWisdom2019 by @PermataBank about From Influence To Impact on August 15th, 2019. I ll be sharing about my j
Sometimes it's really hard trying to make a difference in the world. Sometimes I wonder why I try so hard. Sometimes it's frustrating when you can see the problem, you can see the solution, you have the tools, resources and humans to help fix it but those who you want to assist don't want to be assisted. Sometimes I feel like giving up. I am not a paid staff at any non profit. Never have been. Everything I do, comes from the heart and most of the time COSTS ME $$$$. I don't pay myself a salary either when it comes to the sustainability/conservation advocacy I do. The first time I spoke at a conservation forum was in 1996 and I have videos of me speaking about the planet way back in 1995 on MTV. It's been a long long road and this year from about March after launching the Global Environment Outlook at the United Nations Environment Assembly, then reading The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallis Wells I have been questioning. Have I made a difference? Am I wasting my time? How do I measure my value? I give talks around the world, get off stage and go home.. there is no feedback or metrics for that kind of thing and in all honesty, the planet has not gotten any better, is only gotten much worse. I have always been an optimist, which is why I have been at this for so long.. I know I won't give up but, I just needed to share that sometimes it's a frustrating path to walk. #truth #sustainability #conservation #onehumanity #oneplanet
Sometimes it's really hard trying to make a difference in the world. Sometimes I wonder why I try so hard. Sometimes it's frustrating when you can see
We had a wonderful 4 years at the Green School in Bali. Both my husband and I served on the board at different times and have seen the school go through its up and down cycles. 
The Green School community, former teachers and students have been so incredibly inspiring! 
I have been feeling the need to share that I am no longer aligned with the school as it has already been a couple of years since I stepped down from the board. Our my middle son is still there as he has only one year remaining and will graduate next year. The reason for sharing is that there are still many people who reach out to me about the school so I figured this is the easiest way to convey. I wish the school nothing but the best!
We had a wonderful 4 years at the Green School in Bali. Both my husband and I served on the board at different times and have seen the school go throu
Even though there is yet to be found a single permanent object in this universe, there are some which are etched so deeply in the heart they create the illusion of forever.
Even though there is yet to be found a single permanent object in this universe, there are some which are etched so deeply in the heart they create th
So when I was at the World Economic Forum in China there were a couple of talks that I didn't want to miss. One of them was called something like " The Secret Life of Whales" by Nick Pyenson. I sat in the audience and was so drawn in by what Nick was sharing. I was also wishing that I was either a scientist or an explorer. Then, on the morning that I was leaving someone called out my name at the airport and came over to thank me for all I said on one of my panels, he praised me so much just when I was questioning if I had brought any value not only to the forum but also in any of the work that I do. In turn, Nick also shared that as a young scientist he was questioning what value he could have brought to a business Forum. We had a quick 20 min chat while waiting to catch our respective flights and I'm pretty sure we both felt a lot better for having made that connection. This afternoon I was just sharing this story in my women's group and then I came home to find Nicks book in a FedEx bag on my kitchen counter! We ALL count. Even when we feel we might be too small to make a difference. It's time to come together in support for all those working hard to make a difference. Let's not work in silos. Collaboration is the only way forward! Thanks for the book and the catch up @pyensonlab !!! Can't wait to dig in! :) #whales #science #onehumanity #oneplanet #biodiversity #wef
So when I was at the World Economic Forum in China there were a couple of talks that I didn't want to miss. One of them was called something like " Th

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