How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome


We’ve all been in a position where we doubt our skills, feel like a fraud or as though we aren’t qualified enough. Believe it or not, this is called imposter syndrome and it’s more common than you think.

In this blog post, I will be sharing how to overcome imposter syndrome so that it doesn’t hold you back from what you want to achieve.

What is imposter syndrome?

Imposter syndrome is not a medical or mental health condition, but it is where an individual feels like a fraud or ‘imposter’ despite being qualified and experienced to be where they’re currently positioned. Imposter syndrome is something that can have an affect on any individual, despite their job or social status and is mostly common in high achievers.

According to Micro Biz Mag (2022), 39% of the UK population experiences imposter syndrome at their job weekly and “imposter syndrome” Google search has risen by 511% since 2016.

Signs and causes of imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome is mostly prevalent in high achievers or individuals who experience a lot of pressure. There is also a lot of societal pressure due to social media and the increase in cost of living.

The signs of imposter syndrome are different for everyone, but some might include:

Who can it affect?

Imposter syndrome can affect you, your relationships, colleagues, friends or whoever you’re close to.

How to overcome imposter syndrome?


If imposter syndrome has been affecting your life just know that you’re not alone and you can do little things to overcome it.

Before you go …  

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