Second-Guessing Left Unchecked
A little self-doubt is good as it pushes us to give our best.
However, second-guessing oneself all the time turns into imposter syndrome if left unchecked, due to the insecurity and doubt clouding one’s mind.
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Imposter syndrome is common among many professionals and the symptoms include self-doubting questions like:
*1. How did I get this job profile?
For someone who has big goals, which I hope you do. It can be easy to experience self-doubt because the goals seem unattainable.
However, your goals are not the problem, they are actually great. But when you seem to not be making progress, do not doubt yourself.
Instead, be compassionate to yourself as you would others.
We are only human and all make mistakes along the way.
It’s normal to experience feelings of doubt when we are faced with new or challenging situations. It is something that we all may experience at certain times in our lives. However, when it becomes debilitating for us, that’s when we may need more tools to overcome self-doubt.
persistent self-doubt is not addressed, it can lead to: