The Science Behind Why You Feel Like You Suck at Writing Today

3 timely tips from experts on overcoming Imposter Syndrome

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First off, what is Imposter Syndrome?

“The exaggerated esteem in which my lifework is held makes me very ill at ease. I feel compelled to think of myself as an involuntary swindler.” — Albert Einstein

“I have written eleven books, but each time I think, ‘uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.’” — Maya Angelou

How to vaccinate yourself against Imposter Syndrome

1. Talk about it

2. Focus on what you are learning

3. Hold firm to ambition

Don’t let science get the best of you

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. As we’re liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” — Marianne Williamson

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