Imposter syndrome, self-esteem, and being unapologetically you



In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison discuss imposter syndrome--its origins, the many ways it manifests, and what to do about it. If you know someone who struggles with this, then send them this episode.

(1:14) Imposter syndrome quiz
(2:32) Defining imposter syndrome
(4:07) Over-pathologizing
(6:26) Could imposter feelings be good for you?
(12:35) Reid helps Steve with his own imposter syndrome
(16:55) Your Life Without Ed, by Jenni Schaefer
(18:58) Societal impacts on imposter syndrome
(21:50) Can be worse for marginalized groups
(22:23) Self-esteem vs self-compassion
(26:48) Mindset, by Carol S. Dweck
(29:00) Imposter syndrome rating scale
(30:48) What to do about imposter syndrome
(34:27) Susan Cain on The Tim Ferriss Show
(36:20) Stages of human development

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