This Is Your Brain on Mushrooms | One-Shot #6

15:44
 
แบ่งปัน
 

Manage episode 300184854 series 166449
โดย Jay Acunzo และถูกค้นพบโดย Player FM และชุมชนของเรา -- ลิขสิทธิ์นี้เป็นของผู้เผยแพร่ ไม่ใช่ Player FM โดยมีการสตรีมเสียงโดยตรงจากเซิร์ฟเวอร์ผู้เผยแพร่ กดปุ่มติดตามเพื่อติดตามการอัพเดทใน Player FM หรือวาง URL ฟีดนี้ไปยังแอพพอดคาสท์อื่น

I used to think I somehow escaped the clutches of imposter syndrome. Oh, the ego in that statement. Surprise, surprise, I was wrong.

My imposter syndrome grips me as a writer, a podcaster, a speaker, and a creator-of-things-that-people-are-supposed-to-enjoyer. It's the worst when I face gatekeepers -- people like editors or publishers who decide whether or not someone is worthy of coming onto their platform or working with their service.

Most of us face some flavor of imposter syndrome, and it can feel impossible to beat. Recently, I heard the story of a friend's brother obsessed with searching for mushrooms in the woods behind his house. That led me to a realization that can help us change the way we view or work and our relationship to it, which can in turn help us beat imposter syndrome.

In the end, we aren't experts. We're explorers. We're not creators. We're foragers.

What might happen if we thought about our work in those terms?

* * *

TO GET MORE INSPIRATION + SUPPORT THE SHOW:

Subscribe to my newsletter:

Equal parts human story and pep talk, my weekly newsletter is focused on inspiring us to make what matters to our careers and communities. Subscribe for free and join creatives from brands like Adobe, Red Bull, Shopify, and the NY Times, as well as thousands of freelancers, creators, and entrepreneurs.

>>> jayacunzo.com/newsletter

Buy a book:

Stories and frameworks for questioning best practices, honing your intuition, and doing your best work.

>>> jayacunzo.com/books

* * *

THANKS FOR LISTENING AND SUPPORTING!

Keep making what matters.

-Jay

186 ตอน