In this episode, I’m joined by Singularity Storyteller Isabelle Rizo. Isabelle joins me to share her story of how she has been able to consciously create her life and find her identity after growing up feeling different and struggling to fit in.
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Isabelle was born into the world without a cultural or legal identity because her parents were political refugees. She was born in Germany but her family couldn’t stay there so they ended up moving to the U.S. when Isabelle was very young.
Effects of the traumatic experience:
Isabelle struggled to fit in and always felt different, especially in school. She even ended up having a nervous breakdown when she was a freshman in high school and suffered from anxiety and depression as a result of the pressure to fit in.
Overcoming the traumatic experience:
Isabelle started finding and attracting friends who were also different and unique and who liked her for who she was. She also created a community for people she connected with online to meet in person. The most important thing Isabelle did was consciously create a life for herself, which allowed her to find her identity.
What Isabelle does today:
Isabelle is a singularity storyteller who teaches entrepreneurs the art of storytelling and connecting. Isabelle is also an artist.
Given what you know now, if you could go back to when you were going through the tough times and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?
Isabelle’s Answer: Don’t care what other people think and have faith that things will be okay.
IsabelleRizo.com – Isabelle’s website where you can learn more about her
Facebook – Isabelle’s Facebook profile
The Singularity Storyteller Incubator – Isabelle’s Facebook group
vlogbrothers – The YouTube channel where Isabelle started to connect with other like-minded people online
Amazing Biz & Life Academy – The program Isabelle joined when starting creating her online business
The Art of Non-Conformity – Chris Guillebeau’s book about creating a life on your terms
Making a Living Without a Job – Barbara Winter’s book about creating work that you love
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