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Face Down Your Imposter Syndrome


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Face Down Your Imposter Syndrome

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Tagged as Mindset Comfort-Zone Productivity

Natalie Portman said, "When I got to Harvard just after the release of Star Wars: Episode 1, I feared people would assume I had gotten in just for being famous, and not worthy of the intellectual rigor here."

I spoke1 about the Imposter Within2 at RubyFuza3 in February 2017. I changed my talk slightly for Jozi.rb4, a meetup in Johannesburg primarily targeted for Ruby developers. I have provided... read more

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Defusing Stressful Emotions

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Mark Twain said, "I am an old man and I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened."

It’s unsustainable to experience many days feeling exhausted, uninspired and anxious. I believe the biggest contributing factor is superficial stress. Stress that is self-made and becomes unbearable because we make... read more

Rewire Your Brain (Part 8) - Conclusion

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Page 172 of the book Rewire: Changing Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self-Destructive Behavior written by psychotherapist Richard O’Connor says that whatever we pay attention to determines how our brain grows.

This post concludes the series “Rewire Your Brain”. What a journey. I originally started this series to help me overcome some pressing personal issues. A lot of what I have... read more

Rewire Your Brain (Part 7) - Our Habits

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Germany Kent says that it's a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.

In the part 6, Neuroplasticity, we looked at how the chemicals of the brain can change. Changes can be short-term (chemical), medium term (structural) and long term (functional) and the... read more

Rewire Your Brain (Part 6) - Neuroplasticity

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Lara Boyd challenges us by asking how do we learn? And why does some of us learn things more easily than others?

In the part 5, The Satir Change Process Model, we looked at how the model can help transform unhealthy behaviors to more positive behaviors by working through the different stages... read more