All of the “me, too” here!
That’s not to say it should be a lie, but more that, as I’ve learned, it often feels like one.
Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to Imposter Syndrome, the feeling that you’re not actually worth your accomplishments and that, at any moment, someone could pop up and shout, “You! You aren’t actually the thing you claim to be, so sit down and stop pretending that you are!”
This sort of fear is good if you are, say, an actual fraud. Perhaps it will stop you from doing something fraudulent.
For the rest of us, it’s the irritating voice in our heads that stops us from celebrating/talking about/recognising our own achievements to anyone beyond our immediate toddlers or cats. And even then, it might be a whispered “Woohoo”.
Ever feel like this when people ask you about your goals and ambitions? This image basically sums up most of…
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