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Don’t let your anxiety win

In the midst of uncertainty, our anxiety rears its ugly head. It creeps into our thoughts and creates self-doubt. It tells us that we are in this the uncertain situation because we are not good enough. It tells that until there are answers, the answer is no or not what we would hope for. Anxiety… Continue reading Don’t let your anxiety win

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Confidence in yourself

I would not describe myself as confident. Although I like to speak my mind and am honest with people, I am not always confident in myself. In fact, I am almost always second-guessing my words and actions. Having confidence in yourself is a fantastic strength. It is having the ability to trust and put yourself… Continue reading Confidence in yourself

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Impostor Syndrome

“Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments, and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud".” - Wikipedia I started reading Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg this week. At first I was a little… Continue reading Impostor Syndrome

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Confidence

Today I find myself thinking about confidence. I can honestly say that this is something I struggle with. I often think of everyone else being better, stronger, prettier and smarter than myself and these thoughts ultimately lead to fear which has held me back. Why is it that we listen to the negative voice in… Continue reading Confidence