Imposter syndrome and the famous people who suffer from it
Even the most successful people in the world feel like frauds sometimes
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LIFESTYLE Mental health
Ever felt like you haven’t earned your seat at the table? Well, you’re not alone. They say fake it ‘til you make it, but the trouble is knowing when you’re not faking it anymore.
Many successful celebrities, leaders, and entrepreneurs have described feeling like they’ve fooled the world into thinking they’re talented and worthy, and will be exposed as frauds at any moment. This is the definition of imposter syndrome. It’s experienced by people at all levels and in all walks of life, although women and minorities suffer disproportionately.
Click through the following gallery to learn more about this ailment, and those who struggle with it.
HEALTH Circadian rhythm
LIFESTYLE Global economy