5 Forms of Imposter Syndrome & How to Overcome Them

Imposter syndrome comes with the fear that someone is going to find out you are not truly capable or intelligent enough to do all that you have done.

The “Perfectionist”

Any tiny mistake can make you feel like a complete failure, unworthy of how far you have gotten so far.

You take over a plethora of different roles, overexerting yourself as you try to be the best in everything you do.

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The “Superperson”

The “Expert”

You have the need to learn everything possible and are disappointed when you don’t have the answer to something.

You expect everything to come easily to you, you may feel failure when something takes extra effort or time to learn.

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The “Natural Genius”


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