This executive coach says those feelings that you’re a fraud hit most when stepping out of your comfort zone. An “anxiety reappraisal” can help.
For many of us, our natural instinct when feeling anxious is to try to escape the feeling entirely. We use relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing exercises, in an attempt to calm down and recenter. However, when our bodies are in a heightened state, simply trying to return to ‘normal’ can be difficult, if not futile.