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Prepare for mistakes

A danger time for imposter feelings is when something goes wrong. When you make a mistake. This is likely to send a shiver through your imposter body and stir up all the imposter fears. So, it’s a good idea to … Continue reading

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The hidden benefit of procrastination

We all procrastinate occasionally (well, quite often actually) – we put off writing the assignment, we avoid making that difficult phone call, we do the housework instead of paying the bills. That’s pretty normal. But some people use it as … Continue reading

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CV of Failures

On 23 April 2016, Johannes Haushofer, an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University in the US, used twitter to release a CV of failures. He did this because he noticed that in our CVs we highlight … Continue reading

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Imposters at University

The new academic year has just started in Australia and thousands of people are turning up at university for the first time. And I can guarantee many of them are having imposter feelings right now. The beautiful buildings at the … Continue reading

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Rose of Tralee feels like an imposter

You can win awards and be very successful and still feel like an imposter. In fact the more awards and higher the praise the more intense the feeling can become. Maria Walsh, who won the Rose of Tralee competition in … Continue reading

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