It really took a while before I started blogging. As you may notice, I don’t write that often. I am trying to keep it up, but it takes time and a lot of patience. Before I started this blog I had so many doubts. Of course you should never give up, because patience leads to beautiful endings. My goals this year is to 1) Post 3 times a week and 2) get my blog noticed (somehow). Is it all about the likes and sharing? No it isn’t, but of course you want people to read your posts.
In June 2014 I got the opportunity to visit a leprosy village, Quy Hoa, in Vietnam. For those who have never heard of leprosy: it is a chronic infection caused by a bacteria.It causes disfiguring skin sores and nerve damage in the arms and legs. There are people living in the village who have been cured. Some are married and have children. Some are old and live in an elderly home. There is a hospital in the village where the sick are being treated.
After my last post – about losing your self-esteem and being insecure – I have been asked to write a topic about how to boost your self-esteem. Everyone has their own ways when it comes to dealing with difficult situations, but to rebuild your confidence is not that easy as you think. It has become a way, your way, of thinking and living. It’s a wall you have to break through slowly, otherwise you will keep hurting yourself. So, boosting your self-esteem takes time. But at the end it is all worth it.
These are five ways to boost your self-esteem:
Last week I had a vivacious conversation with my friend Amal. – You can have the best conversations with her. She is just amazing! – After I spoke to her, there were a few things that came to mind.
Last night I went to the ‘Spoken World’ event. It was an evening full of Spoken Words. My friend Seda asked me to join her and of course I said: ‘Yes!’
As we walked in, the atmosphere made me feel at ease. You could feel the passion and love. It’s nice to see how people are gifted with such an amazing talents. The Spoken Words were amazing!