Have you heard Imposter Syndrome?

Even after winning several awards for her books, Maya Angelou has the doubt that she hadn’t earned her accomplishments. Doubting yourself is extremely common.

Why can’t so many of us remove the feelings that our ideas and skills aren’t worthy of others’ attention?

Elizabeth Cox describes the psychology behind the imposter syndrome, and what you can do to combat it.

One is to be aware of it and talk about how you feel about doubting yourself. Let’s watch the video:


TED-Ed. (2018, August 28). What is imposter syndrome and how can you combat it? – Elizabeth Cox [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQUxL4Jm1Lo

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