Why your imposter syndrome is really your best friend

Feeling like an imposter isn’t pleasant, but it can help us transform ourselves for the better.

What is imposter syndrome?

When someone suffers from imposter syndrome, they remain convinced that they don’t deserve their hard-earned success.

Who experiences imposter syndrome?

Why your imposter syndrome is really your best friend.

Feeling like an imposter means you’re challenging yourself.

Feeling like an imposter means you’re gaining experience.

Feeling like an imposter keeps your ego in check.

When your ego takes over, you get complacent and when that happens you avoid potential unknowns and stop looking for better opportunities.

Signs you’re living with imposter syndrome.

Symptoms of imposter syndrome:

How to use your imposter syndrome for good.

1. Normalize and manage.

2. Figure out your leverage.

3. Focus on actions over identity.

An overfed ego is a blind ego; one that is incapable of seeing the work that actually matters.

4. Build a support network.

5. Get some clarity.

Bonus: The Witness Exercise

What it’s about.

The process.

Putting it all together…

Author | NLP-MP | I write about relationships, psychology, and growth. Founder @ The Dragr App. My new book — Relationship Renovator — is available now.

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