Helping people

I took a break for one year to help people overseas. This was an extraordinary trip and organization. There was one rule: no photos. It was not allowed to make any photos with the people I was helping. I found that strange but when I heard the reason, it was amazing. They believe you have to help because you want to help, and not because you want to show off or tell others that you have helped. It’s great. They took good care of me and arranged everything. I got a great international health insurance of the brand www.Now-Health.com and was provided a personal guide to show ...

Always learning

I learned so much over there, and I have the feeling I’m still learning from that. The way the people acted and responded to each other was anything I have ever experienced before. I met some other foreigners who were helping as well. They were building schools in that area.

And there was a lesbian couple (not that that makes any difference) but it’s interesting as they were building toilets for woman. Whenever the woman over there have a period, so a problem, they tend to stay at home until their period is over. This is negative for their lives, and they feel ashamed as the whole village would know.

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Back to school

After my trip I had to go back to school but I was more empowered than ever before. It was a crazy feeling which was running through my veins. Every time I saw someone talking down on woman, especially just because of their gender it fueled me to do something good. I tried to ‘judo’ it into the right direction.

It was a great experience and now it was back to the Western reality. The real back to school feeling. I looked at other people who were staring at me for a long time. I could tell they were eager to ask me about my experiences but in a way ...

Social life

I’m studying hard and long. Almost everyday I’m studying about something and most of the time also in the evenings. I noticed that my social life is taking a toll. My friends are asking always where I am and why I don’t want to join anymore. It ‘s not that I don’t want to join but it’s just not really possible as I am on a goal to become a doctor.

And to do my best and really help people I need to know what I am doing. It’s not that I just can get up and do my thing and then say hi, here I am and I am ...