I had an epiphany. A�After writing about an identity crisis and making bad decisions (which writing and publishing the blog turned out to be a bad decision in itself), I needed the light bulb moment that happened. A�It was this:

“I will always have an identity crisis when my identity is not rooted in something solid.”

This leads to the questions of, where am I finding my worth, value, and acceptance of myself?

You will experience the same crisis as me if we continually base our self worth on the external; A�using titles or status to create value.

“I am a flight attendant.” A�I am a writer and blogger. A�I am a gypsy. A�I am this…that…the other. A�Titles can describe me, but I should not let them define me. A�When I let external attributes define me, I will continually be rocked by waves of change, thrown again and again into an ocean of chaos whenever life doesn’t go quite right.

Everyday, I am learning.

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Find what is true. A�What is lasting. A�Hold on to faith. A�Pursue balance. A�Be kind to those you meet. A�If you don’t believe in God, believe in peace. A�Slow your mind. A�Meditate. A�Appreciate nature, and wonder in the beauty of the world.

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  • Kara

    Oh Natalie! Thank you so much! And thanks for that quote. I love it. Hope to see you sometime soon:)

    August 27th, 2013 20:18
  • Natalie Joseph

    Kara! Your article was so beautifully written. I enjoyed reading it and seeing your awesome blog! We sure had fun times in sports marketing. 🙂 let me know if your journeys take you to Houston and I will treat ya to Texas BBQ.

    This is a quote on that topic I liked- “Be yourself, everyone else is taken”

    August 27th, 2013 10:35

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