Feeling like a phony? Do you feel like your a fraud even though you’ve accomplished a lot? Do those certificates really mean that you know enough to do your job and do it well? Doubtful about your skills even when people validate you? Maybe you have Imposter Syndrome.
In life, there will always be negative people. It doesn’t mean we shouldn’t progress because of them. Stop letting people hold you back. Arm yourself with the tools you need to thrive in life with or without the haters here.
What if someone told you that you’re an expert? What would you say if I told you everyone is an expert? You’d call me crazy, right. I’m here to tell you that you’ve been under-qualifying yourself all these years. I’m an expert and so are you. Read to here find out why.
The new year is around the corner and people are going to start making New Year’s Resolutions. Many of them will have something to do with losing weight to start some type of life-changing catalytic reaction. Some will succeed and some will fail. For some people, this will be their hundredth time with this resolution of weight-loss with no life-changing results. But, have you ever thought that maybe losing weight was not the solution to all your life problems?
Don’t get me started ranting about mental health. Recently there seems to be more recognition on just how much damage the stress of graduate school can cause students mentally but, what are we doing to stop it? We’re all talk and no action. Graduate student mental health is on the decline but, no meaningful action is being made. Why are we normalizing depression and anxiety in education?
I am always complaining about lack of money on here (Check out my Worry Wart Three Part Series) but, isn’t every college student short on cash flow? From a undergrad at a public university to graduate school at a private university, here’s how I’ve managed my cash flow.