In an ideal world, we would all
be self-assured and confident women. We won’t have moments of extreme
self doubt stuffed with uncertainty and distrust.
In reality, most of us can’t
shake the feeling of being inadequate. Or the fear of being found out to be incompetent
than what we appear to be.
I do feel this.A lot of times.
And there is actually a term for
this – Impostor Syndrome.
According to Wikipedia “impostor
syndrome” is a psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to
internalize their accomplishments.
They feel undeserving of their
success and believe themselves to be incompetent.
This is fairly common among
women.Women who feel that they do not
belong where they are and don’t deserve the success that they have
The term originated from a 1978
study of Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne Imes of 150 highly successful
professional women in various fields. In this study, they found out that“Despite accolades, rank and salary, these
women felt like phonies…
Probably the sincerest statement about marriage I have ever
If there is one advice, for the commitmentphobes out there,
this is it: If there's one thing
about life that I wish everyone would consider -- particularly my peers, and
those younger than me -- it's that you'll never do the big things if you're
waiting until you're ready to do them.
Take a risk. If you love a person, do not wait to be ready.
A lot of people have their idea of their right age to
marry.Well, there is no right age.You marry when you meet the right
person.Not earlier or later than that. How many of us have regrets over the things we did not do?
When we have tried to put off doing something because we thought we are not
ready?When we let our fear of being
unsure ruin our future?
But why not take a chance with the one we love. If there is one regret I have in life, its that I have not
taken the chance to a…