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Travel & Move:
These days it is very easy to form a certain picture about a country and its inhabitants.…
The logic risk of this is that you may think that people living in another culture than 'yours' are inherently different than you. During my travels, I experienced that by nature, people are not so different at all and if your intentions are kind, you can quite easily talk to anyone. There are enough exceptions ofcourse, but this is a realization that struck me many times. My favorite travels so far are California, where I visited family and friends living there, Istanbul and Cairo. In June 2019 I will finally be going to Iran, something I've been wanting to do for several years now.
Experience & Leisure:
Being attentive to other people is something that is very important to me.…
Ofcourse it is key to take good care of yourself, but beside that I feel that being kind to people who need some help is essential. This could be friends and family but also strangers. I also try to be as mindful as I can be about the environment.
Learn & Develop:
During my studies in Modern Middle Eastern Studies, I learned a lot about not being to quick to judge anyone or any situation.…
To know the 'background story' to anything is very important, not only within a study but also in general life.
Help & Change:
While I did some volunteer work and donated to several organizations that deal with human rights, children's rights etc., and I have enjoyed this work, I think that more significant contributions…
are yet to come, although I am still looking for the best way to do so. In general I try to be as attentive as I can to people's needs anywhere.
Work & Initiate:
I just started a new parttime job at JoHo. I hope to make a contribution by editing their website to their goals of making the world more accessible and supporting people's talents.