And just like that, we’re already halfway through the year! It’s that time of the year when, if left unchecked, goal fatigue starts to set in. I’ve found a few things helped me in taking leaps into the dark and coming out happier at the other end. So here goes: 1) Get comfortable with the unknown: big goals require stepping into uncertain territory sometimes and making friends with uncomfortable sensations (especially, if we’re used to being in control). 2) Have fewer goals.
I didn’t attend my PhD graduation. I didn’t feel it was that big a deal. Now I know that PhDs can exacerbate imposter syndrome and take a serious toll on self-esteem. I can’t help but wonder if that’s why I passed up the opportunity to celebrate mine… Imposter syndrome affects 70% of us at one time or another and is particularly common among high achievers and women. 3 signs to look out for indicating that you may have imposter syndrome are: ✋ You regularly feel that you’re n