A note about impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome is when a person doubts their accomplishments, feels that they don’t deserve it, or think that their achievements (a promotion, a raise, etc.) are the result of luck. The impostor syndrome can affect anyone, especially women and minorities who fear they owe their accomplishments to affirmative action. What if we do the following when the impostor syndrome surround us? What if we pretended we didn’t feel it? What if we acted as though we were more confident and more competent? What if we showed appreciation for what we’ve accomplished and behaved as we thoroughly deserved it? What if…