10 facts about imposter syndrome : How to stop feeling like a fraud

✨10 facts about impostor syndrome and self-confidence :

  • Imposter syndrome is normal and evidence that you are growing and stepping out of your comfort zone.
  • This syndrome creates a tendency to devalue your assets and achievements, to the point of doubting that you deserve your accomplishments.
  • The more competent you are, the more you realize that you don’t know much, the less competent you are, the more you overestimate your abilities (Dunning-Kruger effect).
  • Self-confidence is not related to our real abilities to succeed or perform, but to the belief in our ability to succeed or perform.
  • Self-confidence is a skill, so it is not innate, it is learned!
  • If you want to get out of the impostor syndrome, it requires changing your way of thinking, your perception of yourself, your beliefs and your way of measuring success.
  • You are not an imposter as long as you are realistic and transparent about your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Confidence is created through movement, practice and action.
  • Change the stories you tell yourself and rewrite your story, this is the best way to break your limiting beliefs.
  • Legitimacy and credibility are earned through action and commitment, prove yourself, take the feedback!

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