Many articles are available about individuals experiencing the imposter syndrome.
The imposter syndrome is basically the idea that an individual feels he is unqualified regardless of the credentials he holds,
That’s the dirty version of it…trust me there’s more to it. For instance, certain individuals with certain group memberships are more likely to experience the imposter syndrome.
Right now I’m in a waiting season…seriously😫! One phase of my life has ended; yet the next phase has not started. So I wait.tick, tock, tick, tock…time continues to pass.
The more I wait, the more I have to confront my inner feelings about everything.
Let’s just say, on paper I’m qualified to do many things…but I struggle to feel that I’m qualified to do anything.
I’ve dealt with the imposter syndrome before, many times. However, never to this extent.
I have no answers but I acknowledge that I feel like I don’t belong in spaces that I’ve worked hard to gain the access papers to join.
I’ll grow personally and professionally during this time.
One day I’ll realize that I’m not an imposter. I indeed belong.
Until then, I acknowledge that I struggle with the imposter syndrome.