I do it all the time. Even after winning multiple music competitions, I often felt utterly outclassed during violin auditions.
Telling myself that “I’m great” didn’t work.
For those suffering from the same disease, try this, the three Cs.
Catch. Check. Change.
Catch yourself and notice the tornado of negative thoughts.
Think like a scientist and check it against the evidence of past experiences. Is it true? What does the evidence show?
Then change your mindset. Recognize the passing thoughts for what they are.
How do you manage imposter syndrome?
Thanks for caring!