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13 Charts That Will Make Total Sense To People With Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome: that sinking feeling where you're afraid you're not good enough, and everyone is going to find out about it.

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"Impostor syndrome" is that feeling where — even if you get good grades, good jobs, accomplish things, have special talents, and people compliment you — you feel like you're tricking everyone and you're actually not good at anything.

And it can wreak total havoc on your peace of mind:

1. Like when you are job-searching:

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2. Every time you have to get something done:

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3. When someone recognizes that you are great:

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4. Or when you finally land your dream job:

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5. When you start to see some success:

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6. Or are given new challenges:

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7. Even when you're a winner:

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8. When you worry about what other people think of you:

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9. When things go wrong:

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10. When you're given opportunities:

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11. Or when you're just trying to get some damn sleep:

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12. When good things happen in your life:

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13. But just remember: LOTS OF AWESOME PEOPLE feel exactly the same way you do:

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