I have spent some time this year thinking about what impostor syndrome is and how it impacts me and those around me in the WordPress community. Turns out it can be crippling. Trust me, I know.
I have been on a journey of change and growth for the last few years, both personally and professionally. I went back to school to pursue another degree while working full-time. It wasn’t easy, but I pulled off a 4.0 GPA over 43 credits in 21 months, all while staying very busy at work and not letting my home life miss a beat. You would think that would make me feel like I was worthy of any acclaim that came my way. Well, it didn’t. No matter how much success I achieve (and I have done pretty good in the last year), I still feel like a total fraud and that I do not belong. Continue reading “Impostor Syndrome, The WordPress Community, and Me”