You got that job offer! You’re marrying the man of your dreams! You moved into a healthy home and dynamic. You finally feel healthy from the inside out. So why are you terrified out of your mind that it will all crumble?
If you’ve recently achieved a goal that was important to you, and it was accompanied by fear and doubt, you might be experiencing the imposter complex. The imposter complex is a tricky one because it has us believe we’re frauds, and to avoid being uncovered, we end up hiding in some interesting behaviors like perfectionism or procrastination. What’s more, it has us believe in certain lies – all in an effort to stop us from owning our successes. Sound complicated? In the last Zura Health podcast, we take a look at the imposter complex and uncover the behavioral traits that many of us go to instead of feeling confident and celebrating our successes. It ends up being not as complicated as it sounds. And the only thing that gets uncovered after you do the work of understanding this complex is your own joy and confidence. Indeed, owning our successes might seem foreign, but we are worthy of celebrating the hard work and difficult journeys we go through.Read More