Yanise Ho is The Bladress. She has been rollerblading Across America with no money. This journey is a mission to prove that through love, everyone, regardless of their background, is deeply connected with one another. The world is encircled by natural masterpieces, vibrant cultures, and most of all, incredible people. However, these wonderful stories of love are often shrouded by the gloom-ridden news on crimes and disasters. She believes the best of humanity also deserves to be told, shared and preserved and have faith because when you act on faith, a world brimming with love, care, and trust is just not a fantasy, but a reality! In 2016, Yanise rollerbladed from Savannah to Miami (600 miles) for 19 days without money. At first, she knew nobody, but soon everyone became her family on the road! This time, she is undertaking a more challenging distance, 6,000 miles from Miami, to the Wild West, and then back to the East Coast. Not only does she yearn to prove the kindness of people, but she also founded #TheBladress Scholarship, through the charity One Girl Can, to raise funds for girls’ education in Kenya and Uganda.
Yanise shares how her mission to rollerblade across America with no money has helped her realized she can live with hope rather than fear and show others what is possible. Listen to her episode as she shares her amazing story.
Yanise Ho is The Bladress.
Yanise is of Chinese descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
There are always going to be criticism. There’s always going to be people that dislike what you do or say negative things about you no matter what you do but don’t focus on that because there are also supporters and if you put too much focus on the negative comments you will neglect the positive supporters that are waiting for you.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is to care less of others and focus your beliefs.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
For Yanise, college life was an adventure and decided to do her education online. She received negative feedback from others because it didn’t make sense.
The “AHA” Moment
Travelling experience solo always gave Yanise a good experience and proved to others that there is so much good in the world. Once the fear is gone, there was more opportunities that opened up.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Yanise lives with hope.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Don’t care about the criticism.
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