Imposter Syndrome: How to recognize and overcome it

Imposter Syndrome: How to recognize and overcome it

Imposter Syndrome involves feelings of self-doubt and personal incompetence that can impact personal and professional life.

Imposter feelings entail a consistent conflict between your own self-perception and the way others perceive you.

According to experts, there are 5 types of imposter syndromes - perfectionist, natural genius, soloist, expert and superhero.

There are no clear factors behind imposter feelings.

A number of factors can trigger these feelings including childhood environment and underlying mental health issues.

You can overcome these feelings by talking to friends, family or supportive peers.

Challenge your doubts and avoid comparing yourself with others for better results.

You can also take the help of a mental health professional to identify symptoms and cope with them effectively.