Imposter Syndrome and chronic illness

I have had Imposter Syndrome for really all my life. Along with 70% of the population, at some time or another. Imposter syndrome is that feeling that any successes you have had are due to luck or some external influences outside of yourself. And not your skills, talent or qualifications. The psychologists Pauline Rose Clance … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome and chronic illness

Chronic Illness: “You’re faking it”

You're faking it One of the most common stigmas we hear is 'You're faking it.' In some form or another. To get on disability. To get out of work. Something. Exaggerating. Whatever.   I can see why they would think we are faking it to get on disability. The money is so good. Like almost … Continue reading Chronic Illness: “You’re faking it”