5 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

Feeling like a fraud who will be found out any day now? You are not alone. Impostor Syndrome does not discriminate. You could be highly qualified and experienced to do your work, write that book or launch that blog, and still, a little voice will whisper "you're a fraud!" I've said before that social media is a highlight reel and there is often much more going on behind the scenes than what we see in our news feed. Yet, you're comparing yourself to this. I remind myself of this whenever I catch my insecurities taunting my ego because someone…

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The Power of Persistance

You know, every time I send out a newsletter to my mailing list, at least one person unsubscribes. I've often wondered what the last straw was, what sent them over the edge, made them roll their eyes and scream "FUCK OFF" at my name when it appeared in their inbox. I mean, it's highly unlikely anyone will have such a hostile reaction to my content, but what if they did?

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From Caterpillar to Butterfly

I was so unsure of myself, scared of the world and haunted by past trauma, I didn't know who I was when I moved to Smethwick. I found myself in that house and I'll forever love it for that, but it was time to move on.

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Are you minding your own business?

Tunnel vision is the key, my loves. I'm a worrier. I used to worry so much I couldn't sleep, couldn't rest and couldn't relax. I worried about saying the wrong thing, making the wrong impression and shining too bright. All that emotional investment into everyone else was incredibly draining. So, over time I have learned to worry about my damn self. This means putting your needs first. This means honouring your core beliefs. This means establishing boundaries to keep you safe, and walking away from those who continue to disrespect them. Once I'd opted out of people-pleasing, I then…

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