With renewed determination I began to think outside the box. I kept hitting this thought of how tired I always am; how I hit my snooze button 3 times every morning and pretend I’m getting more sleep just because it feels so difficult to be awake (but really, I’m just lying there bracing myself for the next round of alarm sounds). There was my Aha! moment.
The other benefit of being a member of the Fraud Club? You realize feeling like an imposter isn’t a syndrome. It’s the way thoughtful people perceive their limits in a complex world where a vast number of things in and outside of one’s purview are interconnected and always shift in ways that no single person could ever fully comprehend.