Feel like a Fraud, an Imposter?

Tula Tzoras
3 min readNov 1, 2023

Have you ever won a great position, surrounded by amazing peers and wondered what you were doing there? Perhaps you have manifested great wealth, a great Acting role, or Gig? Perhaps you have been awarded for your excellence. Ever had the feeling that you don’t deserve the success you have? You’re not alone and there’s a name for it: Imposter Syndrome.

The world around you may be singing your praises and you can still feel like a Fraud, despite external evidence to the contrary. This is a feeling we obviously don’t need to have and it comes down to Self-Worth, surprise surprise. That is why, we, at Areti Goddess Events have weekly themes that include Acknowledging and Celebrating your Wins (Areti Goddess Events Facebook Group). So let’s unpack this and abolish it shall we?

WHAT IS IMPOSTER SYNDROME?

Imposter syndrome is defined as feelings of inadequacy that persist.

You may feel like you are being “too ambitious”. If this relates to you, there’s one major way to beat it:

Here, I recommend this TED Talk , it’s awesome.

FEEL LIKE A FRAUD?

Imposter syndrome is a feeling that you don’t deserve the success you’ve achieved, the success you worked for. You often feel like you’re going to be “found out” and shown to be undeserving.

Here are some signs you can watch out for:

  • You have an overwhelming fear of failure or rejection
  • You’re ver self-critical, your Inner Critic continually beats you up. Here, you can Access the First Module of the Areti Goddess Online Program Free (Silence Your Inner Critic & Boost Your Confidence).
  • You always think that you are doing something wrong with your work or behaviour.
  • You are intimidated by your Peers. You feel like they are better at what they do than you are (even if others love your work).

EVERYONE DEALS WITH IMPOSTER SYNDROME ON SOME LEVEL

STRATEGIES TO ABOLISH IT

It’s important to remember we have all felt like we don’t belong from time to time. This feeling is completely normal. However, it is crucial…

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Tula Tzoras

Tula Tzoras is a Mentor/Coach, Author, Speaker, Actor. Founder of Areti Goddess Events, empowering women to bridge the gender gap.