How to Stop Second Guessing Yourself & Banish Imposter Syndrome

Many executives and professionals feel the anxiety of constantly second guessing your decisions & actions and feeling like an imposter.

The root cause for this is usually due to ruminating too much.

Ruminating is a type of overthinking that is unproductive. It typically revolves around negative thoughts that don’t lead to anything.

Ruminating is dwelling on the past and analyzing situations. You may rehash conversations, worry about what you said, and dissect people’s body language.

When making a decision, ruminating can be detrimental. It can incorporate self-criticism, regret, and worry.

So, how do you stop second guessing yourself?

  1. Interrupt negative self-talk
  2. Acceptance. Adjust your persepctive and take ownership of yourself.
  3. Redirect your thinking. 

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