Overcome Your Fraudulent Feelings and Kick Out the Impostor Syndrome

Natassia Kwan
Most people with impostor syndrome suffer in silence because part of the syndrome is the fear that they will be outed as an impostor.

Most people with impostor syndrome suffer in silence because part of the syndrome is the fear that they will be outed as an impostor.

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You’re in a crowded courtroom and realize it’s filled with senior partners and seasoned attorneys with decades of experience in your practice area. What’s worse, none of them “look like you.” You’re asked to stand and announce yourself to the judge and court reporter. As you find your voice, you can’t help but feel like an impostor: Do I belong here? Is this really happening?

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