E140 | Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
If you have ever been in a situation where you doubted your abilities, then you are probably one of the millions of people experiencing imposter syndrome. What’s more interesting is that imposter syndrome often occurs in highly skilled, accomplished, and experienced individuals. The big question is, why is this always the case? Lewis explains that successful people experience success but fail to internalise it. As a result, the fear of being exposed as a fraud for making mistakes can lead to self-sabotage.
So how can you overcome imposter syndrome when it shows up in your sporting life? Listen in as Lewis shares how you can learn to overcome imposter syndrome by recognising you’re not a fraud and embracing what makes you unique.
THIS EPISODE AT A GLANCE
[02:54] Why Imposter Syndrome Can Be a Good Thing
[03:58] How Imposter Syndrome and Perfectionism Work Together
[06:05] How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome
[07:35] Embrace What Makes You Unique
[09:13] Stop Comparing Yourself to Others