19.3: Masterclass on How to Cure Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like you can’t do certain things?

What do you do to tackle your own self-doubt? 

In this 3rd episode, Viv turns traditional thinking about imposter syndrome on its head, and considers alternative outlooks from her guests. Professor Mary Beard talks about the misogynistic origins of public speaking, dating back to the Roman Empire, and actress Katy Brand says that in her experience, confidence can ebb and flow. 

If you find yourself feeling like an imposter,  Paula Hines says that might be because you’re working in an area that you’re not truly passionate about –  she knows this feeling first hand as she tells the story of moving from a career as a television producer to becoming a yoga teacher.

Writer Kit de Waal shares the key to pushing back against moments of insecurity when you feel like a fraud, and sports presenter Gabby Logan says that it’s important to be able to learn from your mistakes.

Viv’s new book, Happy High Status: How to Be Effortlessly Confident, is available for preorder.


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