Imposter Syndrome

Coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes, imposter syndrome is a concept usually experienced by high-achieving members of society who are unable to internalize their accomplishments and are fearful of being exposed as a “fraud.” I had never heard of imposter syndrome until I came across a blog post by Neil […]

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Giving In to Moods

I’ll preface this by saying that I am a generally moody person — with quick and unpredictable shifts that catch me by surprise and appear to have no reason or pattern — and that what I’m talking about may not apply to everyone, but hopefully it helps someone. When I originally had the idea to […]

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You Are Not Your Mental Illness

Disclaimer: This article does not intend to invalidate any type of mental illness; the point is to bring more light and awareness toward the more severe types of anxiety and/or depression. Anxiety and depression are two separate words that are often thrown around together and very carelessly. A person who is feeling a little blue […]

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