A Freelancer’s Battle with Imposter Syndrome

A small girl dressed as Wonder Woman, sitting on a curb, surrounded by adults (legs only), and eating ice cream.
A little girl looking the way I used to feel. Image by StockSnap from Pixabay

When I realized I had a problem

The dirty details of Imposter Syndrome

For sufferers, self-doubt runs rampant. No matter how successful you may be in a particular field, you’re wholly incapable of internalizing your accomplishments. Instead, all you can see is your perceived inability, lack, or “failure.”

Creating my “Alter Ego Effect”

Book cover, bright yellow with a pair of glasses, reads: The Alter Ego Effect.

How it works

How I developed my alter ego

By the time it was all said and done, I had created a powerfully strong mental (and written) image of the person I was genuinely hoping to one day be — the person who was going to kick my imposter syndrome to the curb.

Boy dressed like superman running down an empty road toward a plane crash (plane being struck by lightning).
Image by AD_Images from Pixabay

This is great Matt, but how’s it working for you?

A dude wearing a red bandana saying, “Well, obviously.”

Kick imposter syndrome in the backside.



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