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Imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome

It occurs when we feel that we don't deserve our successes and the rewards that come along with them.

We believe they’re caused by luck, timing, or other factors outside of our control, instead of embracing the fact that we’re actually responsible for having made them happen.

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  • Once you’ve identified the confidence culprit, tell someone. Choose someone who sees you outside of that environment
  • Remind yourself of all of your achievements
  • Remind yourself that the people who got you here are incredibly competent and they did not make a mistake
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It is a psychological phenomenon that reflects the belief that you’re an inadequate and incompetent failure despite evidence that indicates you’re skilled and quite successful.

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  • Become aware of your safety and breathing. Your fight or flight response may be in overdrive. 
  • Take note of five things you can see, four things you can hear, three things you can touch, two things you can smell, and one thing you can taste.
  • Quiet your fears ...

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LET GO OF PERFECTIONISM

Perfection can hold you back and prevent you from trying new things or developing existing skills all because of the fear that the results won’t be perfect the first time we attempt something different.

Practice pushing aside perfectionism in favour of developing your skills and ab...

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