and to be judged to be cheaters () logical Reasons why we often underestimate ourselves 056575, you will find in our article), but in persons with the Impostor syndrome the doubts are
so strongly pronounced 11543242 in successes, praise or compliments can not see confirmation For them, other things have always brought about their success – happiness, chance, misunderstandings, misjudgments, relationships, sympathies … just not their own achievements and abilities.
Impostor syndrome: causes and consequences 77845 (*) yourself and include: 1009
Lack of self-esteem
Great fear to fail 10877600
Strong focus on success 10035420
Apart from that, external factors also play a role, for example: 1012 1017 social environment 32768
Socially prescribed, standardized standards according to which people are categorized (school grades, status symbols, income, BMI …)
Often the phenomenon leads to …
30537 constant stress and anxiety
further weakening of self-esteem 10027802
Impairment of performance and self-development 77845
mental illnesses like burn-out, eating disorder, depression Ä.
Impostor Syndrome: who is affected? develop the Impostor syndrome. However, it often occurs in the following personality types or persons: 1016 perfectionists
not if he is relaxed by human standards.
Others struggle to pass the Abi in the first place, you yourself come to the study group with your classmates for two hours and then write 14 points in the exam – there can be something wrong! In this way, people with special talents often develop the impostor syndrome: they see that something is happening to them, that others have to work for, and then they think that they do not deserve their success. [c-14]
According to experts, women are more often affected by Impostor Syndrome than men. Maybe this has a cultural background: girls were often taught in the past to be modest. They were, so to speak, trained to soften praise and compliments and attribute their successes to causes other than their own abilities. 1003 mothers
numerous mothers affected. If the children are happy and well and go their way, many mothers are incredibly proud of their offspring. If, on the other hand, something goes wrong and the child has problems, the same mothers are immediately to blame. They only see what they did wrong or should have done better, but never their share of the child's success / happiness. Classic Impostor Dilemma. 1004 Stars
However, celebrities obviously and by definition have above-average success – making them particularly vulnerable to the fraudster synonym. From Emma Watson , for example, comes the following quote:
I did not deserve it.