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Impostor Syndrome and How to Deal with It

[ad_1] Impostor Syndrome refers to the persistent feeling of being inadequate or not enough despite all the indications it is not what’s true. It is that nagging feeling of self-doubt which just won’t stop making a person feel less confident about reaching his goals or expectations.Briefly, impostor syndrome relates to depressive feelings of being unsuccessful or incompetent, but projecting the opposite – you simply impose that you are such when you’re really not.To demonstrate, feelings or thoughts characterizing impostor syndrome includes:“It feels fake.”“I feel fake.” “They will soon realize I am not really fit for this job.”Impostor Syndrome SubcategoriesThere are three major subcategories for these impostor feelings:Feeling fakeThis is commonly demonstrated if you feel like you don’t deserve the success...

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Acceptance

[ad_1] Acceptance is key, it unlocks the denial, fear and negativity of a circumstance or challenge we may face by opening the door for us to face it head on. In other words, acceptance is about ‘getting real’. So often we feel stuck in the mire of stress, powerless to control outcomes, acceptance is a practice that will genuinely affect our ability to make lasting change. Many people find the word ‘acceptance’ to signify weakness by linking it to passivity. Real acceptance is quite the opposite, it is about discovering the clarity to know and face our complexities and challenges, which is more so a sign of strength. Here are 7 blogs that help define what self-acceptance means: 1.Surmising that...

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How to Send Your Spirit from Zero to Sixty-Part II

[ad_1] continued from part I I spent decades figuring out lifework that brought me joy and fun and fulfillment. You don’t want to wait decades. You want a map to your best future NOW. You want a powerful, well-cared for, and efficient vehicle for your journey. You need a mission statement, and I promised to help you craft one. So, get ready! Remember, you don’t need an exact destination for lifework, just a region, a country, an area. Don’t limit potential joy, creativity, and fun. Again, what does a good mission statement include? 1-It must be about you as Human Being as much as a human doing, positioning you for constant growth. 2-It must be a prospect that brings you...

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13 Foods That Are as Inexpensive as They Are Healthy

[ad_1] Eating a quality, nutritious diet is critical to health and wellbeing. Without the right foods, your body and mind cannot function as nature intended them to. Unfortunately, a small budget can make eating well seem impossible. Nutritious but expensive foods are not an option for those with limited resources. Thankfully, there are plenty of foods that are as inexpensive as they are healthy. Here are thirteen of the foods that best combine together these two qualities. Brown Rice An affordable staple in many parts of the world, rice is more filling and much healthier in its brown (unprocessed) form. Brown rice is an excellent source for fiber and contains such nutrients as selenium and iron. What’s even better is...

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Why Choosing Yourself Is The Best Choice Of All

[ad_1] It’s time to take control of your creative career. We live in a judgmental society. People judge us by our looks, our clothes, our pedigrees, our homes, even our pets. There’s no end to keeping up with the Joneses. Whether you’re looking for a job, submitting art to a gallery, trying to get a poem published, auditioning for a play, or seeking a business deal, you have to get by the gatekeepers. Gatekeepers are just normal people, but they have been assigned to protect a turf. You may have the greatest novel in the world, but if it doesn’t fit into some kind of marketing plan that can raise lots of profits, it’s toast. You may feel so frustrated you want...

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How to Create Your Own Desk Mockup

[ad_1] Mockup Scene Creator enables you to build the desk scene that suits your design. It’s an effective way for any creative individual like you to display your work, making your desktop settings fully customizable.This article summarizes why we highly recommend the Mockup Scene Creator. But before breaking down the program, let’s emphasize what a mockup isn’t. A mockup is NOT a wireframe or a prototype.A wireframe is a low-fidelity blueprint displayed with gray boxes and placeholders for meticulous content. A basic framework of the design, a wireframe primarily acts as a placeholder for composition and layout. However, it still can be presented to the client for early reviews or feedback.A prototype displays how the actual design works. Its function...

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The Nicky Laatz $1 Million Milestone: How the Freelance Economy Made It Happen

[ad_1] For creatives, freelancing represents the ultimate freedom from your boss telling you what to do. It’s the realization of being in charge of your own destiny and fulfilling your professional aspiration. The dream of every freelancer and entrepreneur is to eventually make a very comfortable living.One graphic designer from Cape Town, South Africa, is living this dream right now, and she’s also providing inspiration to millions of other freelancers out there who want the same freedom and financial independence.Meet Nicky Laatz. This is her stellar story of entrepreneurial and creative success.Who Is Nicky?Nicky is a designer with her own Creative Market shop. She sells everything from vector packs and logo bundles to typefaces and templates. She’s also the very first...

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Break the Habit of Worrying With These 10 Quotes

[ad_1] In life many of us tend to overthink things. We worry about money, relationships, friends, food, clothes, etc. This is a normal part of being human. The problem is that our reptilian brains are still stuck in survival mode. This means that even when everything is ok, your brain finds new things to worry about. This is a mental problem that only you can take control of and fix.I made this article because I have a friend who’s going through this exact problem. She’s stuck in an endless loop of worry. Once a problem is solved, her mind wanders on to the next one. Here are 10 quotes that will help you calm yourself down and stop worrying. Enjoy! [ad_2]...

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How to Get Paid What You’re Worth

[ad_1] If you’re like the majority of people, the very thought of negotiating over money makes you utterly uncomfortable. The bargaining is something you try to get over with as early as possible. However, if you neglect even just a step of haggling, it’s possible to miss out on a golden opportunity. Disregarding crucial negotiation steps may also short-change your true worth.A study made by a job search website revealed that seven out of ten employees think their income is not at par with their performance. Many of them feel that they do exceptional work compared to average workers. In reality, it is very unlikely for every employee to do above average work. There is always a distribution among workers...

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