Imposter syndrome is a feeling that you’re a fraud about to be found out. Anxiety, feelings of inadequacy and shame are common as well as feeling alone.
The growth of mental health awareness of great but categorising everything as illness doesn’t help; we need to build resilience and healthy coping mechanisms.
Our experiences shape who we are. When we’re unwell, instead of looking at what’s wrong or needs fixing, more understanding can come from considering how and the why.