What is imposter syndrome? Before I get into a long winded blog post – I mean would you expect anything different of me *rolls eyes* I should probably define what it actually is and then you can decide whether or not you identify with it.
the persistent inability to believe that one’s success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result of one’s own efforts or skills.
“people suffering from impostor syndrome may be at increased risk of anxiety”
Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way lets discuss me and my feelings shall we. I am being heavily sarcastic when I type this but its the easiest way for me to muddle through how I feel and quite frankly understand it. Some days I wake up ready to take over the world and those are the good days (struggling mental health gal over here) but there are other days when I am standing front and center and presenting something that means a lot to me – like yesterday, I spoke out about suicide and depression and told my story and for the hour to 2 hours I was there all I could think about was, “who am i” “why do these kids care what I’m talking about..I’m just posing up here hoping they hear me”
It’s wild because I know I am not an imposter and I know that I am working on being unapologetically myself and embracing everything that comes with that and there are some days where I am questioning who I am and if I deserve the success and blessings that are coming my way.
How do y’all deal with imposter syndrome if you get it?
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