24: ...How to Conquer Imposter Syndrome & OWN Your Opportunities!
Raise your hand, if you’ve ever felt like an imposter at work, felt unworthy in your relationships... or maybe even had some serious doubt in your abilities as a new parent.
After the overwhelmingly positive response to Zuri’s insight on Imposter Syndrome during her appearance on The Breakfast Club — we heard you! Today, Zuri has a FULL episode on it — sharing how these feelings can paralyze us and how we need to shed these insecurities so we can fully walk into our opportunities.
Then our two amazing experts break down exactly what “Imposter Syndrome” is: licensed therapist Dr. Joy Bradford & certified life coach Amy E. Smith, who shine a light on how imposter syndrome may be connected to our limiting beliefs; when to determine if it’s you that’s the fraud or if it’s your in a toxic work environment; and provide practical tips to silence your inner critic.
Make sure you stay ‘til the end for this week’s ‘Party Trick’: 3 Exercises to Build Your Confidence... and Help Battle Imposter Syndrome.
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Dr. Joy Harden Bradford is a Licensed Psychologist, Speaker, Media Personality, and the host of the wildly popular mental health podcast, Therapy for Black Girls. She also serves as the Resident Psychologist for O, The Oprah Magazine. Her work focuses on making mental health topics more relevant and accessible for Black women and she delights in using pop culture to illustrate psychological concepts.
Her work has been featured in Forbes, Bustle, MTV, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Refinery29, Teen Vogue, and Essence. Dr. Joy lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two sons.
Amy E. Smith is a certified and credentialed life coach and hypnotherapist, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment, expert. Owner and founder of Joy Junkie Enterprises, Amy uses her roles as coach, writer, podcaster, and speaker to move individuals beyond limiting beliefs and sabotaging mindsets to a place of radical personal empowerment and self-worth.
With an acute focus on helping people “find their voice”, Amy uses her popular weekly podcast, The Joy Junkie Show, to address issues of worthiness, self-confidence, and letting go of people-pleasing to assist listeners in creating and living radically joyful lives. Amy has been instrumental in aiding thousands of women in stepping into their authentic power and crafting the lives they desire. She is highly sought after for her uncommon style of irreverence, wisdom, and humor and has been a featured expert in Inspired Coach Magazine and on Fox 5 San Diego.
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