There was a time when I thought that I was afraid of failure and rejection. But it turns out that I actually don't mind. What I really can't stand is not getting a reaction at all, being ignored. It's not even about it being rude, it's about getting this feeling of not even being worth … Continue reading Am I afraid of failure and rejection?
The imposter syndrome is as old as I am. Psychologists Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes gave it a name in 1978, my birth year. It's a psychological pattern in which people doubt their achievements and have a fear of being exposed as a "fraud". People with imposter syndrome are not able to to believe that … Continue reading When imposter syndrome takes over