Posts About: Art and Culture

Esteem for the Hawaiian culture

People and Cultures of HawaiiThe Hawaiian culture is unique in many ways because of the isolation of the islands. The ancient Hawaiians lived simply and generally in harmony with nature.  They maintained fishing seasons and managed their natural resources as best they could.

The Hawaiian culture is filled with mythology and dark but fascinating legends made visible through numerous sacred places.

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Esteem for Michelangelo

Michelangelo: His Epic LifeThe Vatican’s chief restorer of Michelangelo’s frescoes may have discovered a self-portrait of Michelangelo. The face of a man in Michelangelo’s fresco “The Crucifixion of St. Peter” could be Michelangelo’s.  If  true, it would be the only distinct self-portrait of Michelangelo.

According to art historians the face looks similar to paintings other artists did of Michelangelo.  Further evidence is the man’s turban, which looks like those which artists of the period wore to protect themselves from dust.

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Building Self-Esteem in Difficult Times – our ebook

building self esteem in difficult times

Each chapter of our ebook 10 Key Steps to Building Self-Esteem in Difficult Times is one of 10 key points to building self-esteem, including taking care of the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of your life. If you follow these steps and really put them to work, you will discover an amazing transformation toward a life of self-esteem.

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Esteem for Switzerland

Swiss Watching book about SwitzerlandIt’s not difficult to give esteem to a country like Switzerland. For me it isn’t. I was born in Switzerland and lived there most of my years. At first glance it seems obvious that somebody gives esteem to his home country.

But by knowing the country and its people so well, it might just be the opposite. Well, it isn’t. I give easily and full-heartedly esteem to Switzerland and invite you to discover this country so you can give esteem too.

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Esteem for Interior Designers

Interior Design O'Shea Grimley LoveSounds weird? Esteem for Interior Designers? Well, it isn’t. Besides the fact that every profession deserves esteem anyway there are always some interesting details about a profession, and Interior Designers definitely have a fascinating job.

At first glance it seems that Interior Designers are working around a non-vital topic, non-vital for the society. But when you look at this profession a little closer you’ll see how important their job is.

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Esteem for Iceland

Lonely Planet Iceland Travel GuideIceland is one of those countries I still dream of being able to visit it one day. Why does this country fascinate so many people, me included?

Its location so far in the north is certainly one point. Iceland. Its climate seems to be unwelcoming – at first glance. Then you discover so many great details about this country that are amazing and surely call for our esteem toward this beautiful country Iceland.

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Esteem and Human Dignity

Dignity Donna HicksHuman dignity means that human beings are in a state of being worthy of honor or respect. We can exchange the words honor and respect with esteem.  People are worthy of esteem.  Human dignity and esteem are two expressions of the same human condition.

Human dignity is another word for intrinsic worthiness.  That means people deserve respect regardless of age, abilities or social status.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Simply living Indigenous People JonesIn August the world celebrates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People.  Its purpose is to direct worldwide attention to the situation of indigenous people in such areas as culture, education, health, human rights, the environment and social and economic development.

Indigenous people deserve our esteem as much as everyone else.  They maintain their heritage and traditions in high esteem.  Living according to their traditions shouldn’t be a reason for receiving less attention and support.

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