This article sums up a lot of my existence. Not having a degree in graphic design, despite twenty years professional experience, am I good enough? Close to 200 applications sent across the country within the past year, I must not be good enough? So I have over 30 years of stage experience, with no professional training, why should I be on stage? What difference am I making in the world with my faith? I never do enough for a board, so why should I even be on it. Do I really have enough good qualities, or why I am single?
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Yes, Impostor Syndrome Is Real. Here’s How to Deal With It
By ABIGAIL ABRAMS June 20, 2018
Have you ever felt like you don’t belong? Like your friends or colleagues are going to discover you’re a fraud, and you don’t actually deserve your job and accomplishments?
If so, you’re in good company. Continue reading Yes, Impostor Syndrome Is Real.
What to say with a friend experiencing a mental health problem:
What not to say:
In the end we just hope for:
Depression Isn’t Sadness and Suicide Isn’t a Cry For Help… by Steve Safran
via Depression Isn’t Sadness and Suicide Isn’t a Cry For Help… by Steve Safran
Rambling Journal Entry #180604: Here I sit, pondering to share or not to share, and without a doubt, Continue reading Burgers
” … So I am here today to tell anyone who can hear me: if you suspect that you have a mental illness, there is no reason to be ashamed, or embarrassed, and most importantly, you do not need to be afraid. You do not need to suffer. There is nothing noble in suffering, and there is nothing shameful or weak in asking for help. This may seem really obvious to a lot of you, but it wasn’t for me, and I’m a pretty smart guy, so I’m going to say it anyway: There is no reason to feel embarrassed when you reach out to a professional for help, because the person you are reaching out to is someone who has literally dedicated their life to helping people like us live, instead of merely exist. … “
Read more here from Wil’s blog.