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I, me and myself

To write my whole life-story would take pages and fill in a book, like the history of everyone of us. I don’t want to focus my energy on negative experiences that occurred during my life but I rather take the chance to express the positivity that lies in me. And I would like to do it through my first name that stands for myself, for who I am and for what I do. My name is my history, in the short version.

E = Equality for all human beings around the world
L = Literacy for women and children everywhere
I = Integration of migrant people into society and host country
A = Acceptance of others who seem to me to be different from myself
N = Networking to connect women and their needs worldwide
A = Awareness for the different stories, issues, challenges, thoughts and dreams.

But who am I? I can tell how I see myself through my eyes and surely it only gives an idea of the vastity of my personality:

E = easygoing and extroverted woman with great passion for interaction
L = lively and curious
I = interested in intercultural issues
A = altruist in family, friendship and relationships
N = nature loving, especially seaside, woods and forest and marine world
A = active: I am always on the move physically and mentally

These definitions exactly show how and why I believe “Voices of the Future 2010” for me is the right place for me and gives me a wide range of possibilities to do my work and to exchange and share experiences with other women and stay updated on what women’s key issues are. To let my and all the women's voices spread out in the world and make the difference together

Comments

NyamburaFoley's picture

Hi Eliana

I like how your journal is different and interesting. :)

Regards,

Nyambura

Eliana's picture

Thank you Nyambura. I really

Thank you Nyambura. I really appreciate your statement and comment.
With love. Regards
Eliana

Eliana

dg.vegas's picture

same here, cute way of saying

same here, cute way of saying much with little words!

In lake'ch

Leina's picture

That was a creative peace

That was a creative peace Eliana

Eliana's picture

Thank you Leina, It came to

Thank you Leina,
It came to mind spontaneously and so I wrote it down as it came. I did not want to write about my experiences that not always were positive. Indeed I decided to write about the positive aspects that came out of negative experiences because I realized that they made me grow and improve. If I am now the person I am, it is because of my experiences and teachings of life, too.
Peace to you
Eliana

Eliana

Eliana's picture

Thank you dg. vegas. I

Thank you dg. vegas.
I appreciate your comment on my journal. I hope it will bring some positive vibe and some inspiration of possible change to all of us. There are stories that are really hard and I think it is a chance for those people who really suffer and have reasons to complain about their situation, and they should find the space to be told and read. Every woman and story is unique and some have a common denominator. I find it very interesting to read through all the stories and to appreciate the courage of all women to speak for themselves and to bring into light and to our conscience the misdeeds that are daily routine in their countries and cultures.
Thank you to everybody for all the stories and experiences you share.
Peace to you
Eliana

Eliana

Ruun Abdi's picture

Dear Eliana

Dear Eliana,

Awesome my dear your name says everything about you and yeah as you said there is no point for you to write your bad experiences, take it as an example and learn from your past experience and wrong moves that is what life means.

Peace and love,

Maria

Eliana's picture

Dear Maria, thank you for

Dear Maria,
thank you for your comment on my journal. I am happy you appreciated it and saw the essence in it. Life is a learning process for everyone of us and we should take the best out of it even if sometimes it hard work and experiences are really strong.
I will soon go to your journal and read through it, too because I am very curious about what you did with your assignement.
Have a nice and peaceful day
Peace to you
Eliana

Eliana

noreens's picture

unique

Hi Eliana,

I like what you did with the assignment. You answered in a unique way! From our written conversations, I think your name really does suit you!

Noreen

Eliana's picture

Thank you Noreen, I really

Thank you Noreen,
I really appreciate your comment on my assignment because you maybe know me a little bit more than other women do, and so you can form your own idea on it. I am going to your assignment straight away and I am curious to read out what you have written.
I wish you a peaceful day and all the best
Peace to you
Eliana

Eliana

noreens's picture

Hi Eliana, I'm still working

Hi Eliana,

I'm still working on it. Basically it's written, but I need to do some editing..........thanks for looking out for it!

Noreen

IvanaG's picture

Hi Eliana,

What a wonderful way of expressing yourself!! I love it and you indeed sound like a lovely person!
Keep going,
Best,
Ivana

Eliana's picture

Thank you Ivana, I really

Thank you Ivana,
I really appreciate your comment and hope to read from you again.
Peace to you
Eliana

Eliana

ariniaina's picture

wow

Hi Eliana,

Your post is sooooo great. Nice inspiration with awesome message. I'm pleased to know you.

Wishing you all the best dear.

Cheers,

Ariniaina

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Eliana's picture

Thank you for your comment. I

Thank you for your comment.
I am glad you liked the post and the message in it. I am grateful and blessed for your friendship.
Peace to you
Eliana

Eliana

Beverly Rose's picture

Dear Eliana, I was so

Dear Eliana,

I was so inspired by how you described your personal journey that I am going to do the same with my name! How creative and inspiring you are. Thank you for sharing.

Aloha,
Beverly

Eliana's picture

Aloha Beverly, Thank you for

Aloha Beverly,
Thank you for the comment on my journal. I really appreciated it very much. Please let me know what you discover about your name, it would be interesting to know.
Peace to you. Aloha.
Eliana

Eliana

Julene's picture

Inspiring

Hi Eliana,

Your writing is so very uplifting and positive! It actually made me smile while reading it :-) I am really looking forward to reading more of your future posts, I believe you will make a big difference in the lives of many women!

Good luck to you,

-Julene

Eliana's picture

Thank you Julene, I

Thank you Julene,
I appreciated your comment on my journal very much and I will read your journal as soon as I can. Thank you again for the time.
Peace to you
Eliana

Eliana

aburch3's picture

love your journal and that

love your journal and that you describe yourself in a positive way

Eliana's picture

Thank you aburch3, I really

Thank you aburch3,
I really appreciate your comment and I am glad you like the positivity I used. I think we should focus on positive aspects and achievments and learn from our past.
Peace to you
eliana

Eliana

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