Do you ever feel like life is too good to be true? Find yourself just waiting for the other shoe to drop? This maybe imposter syndrome affecting your motherhood.
In this episode, we’re chatting all things imposter syndrome and how it comes up in motherhood with Emme Estacio. Emee is a psychologist, author, speaker, leadership coach and founder of The PAME Code.
Emee has authored three books on imposter syndrome and she shares so much about what it is, how it comes up in motherhood and how you can overcome it.
She shares two techniques that you can use whenever you feel imposter syndrome creeping up. You’ll also hear what advice she has for mamas who are suffering and her tips on why you need supportive people around you.
WHAT’S IN THIS EPISODE:
- How imposter syndrome comes up in motherhood
- The characteristics that you may be suffering from imposter syndrome
- How fear plays a role in imposter syndrome
- What the flashlight technique is and how it could help you overcome feelings of incompetence and self-doubt
- Why you need support and community
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MORE ABOUT THE FOUNDER OF THE PAME CODE:
Emee is a #1 best-selling author, speaker, life and leadership coach, and founder of The PAME Code. She is a chartered psychologist who helps people embrace their true worth, so they can live happy and fulfilling lives.
She completed her BA (magna cum laude) from the University of the Philippines and her MSc and PhD at City University London. She sits on the editorial board of several psychology journals and is an avid supporter of organizations that promote literacy, human rights, and social justice.
She is passionate about living a purposeful life and is keen to help others to do the same through her books, speaking engagements, and coaching practice.
OUR FAVORITE QUOTES FROM EMEE ESTACIO:
“It’s called imposter syndrome because you feel as if you’re a fraud.”
“What I’ve noticed with imposter syndrome is that it usually creeps in when you’re starting something new.”
“Some of these inner critic messages are so ingrained that we can’t even see the irrationality of it.”