Many of us find ourselves wearing masks just to fit in, hiding our Authentic Self behind the facade of an “Imposter Persona.” This Persona was crafted throughout our formative years to keep us safe, but over time, we’ve come to believe it is who we actually are. 

But it’s not. It’s an Imposter. This Imposter Persona is the version of ourselves we created to gain acceptance, approval, or love. It’s a self we think others want us to be rather than the person we truly are.  

But living this way comes at a great cost. By constantly suppressing our authentic desires, passions, and needs, we become trapped in a cycle of fear and self-doubt, feeling unfulfilled and disconnected from our Authentic Self. 

But what if you could break free from the prison of the Imposter Persona and emerge as the person you were truly meant to be? This is the promise of Become Who You Are Meant to Be in Your Personal Life, the transformative new book that provides the tools, insights, and exercises you need to shed your Imposter Persona and strengthen your Authentic Self. 

Become Who You Are Meant to Be 

In this book, I guide you through the journey of uncovering the masks you’ve worn for too long and discovering the authentic person underneath. You’ll learn to recognize the symptoms that you need to develop to lay the foundation for your Authentic Self to emerge in your relationships and career.

  • You Lack Self-Awareness: You are so busy judging yourself and fearing others’ disapproval that you don’t see yourself for who you really are. 
  • You Lack Assertiveness: You fear saying what you think and feel because others may judge, reject, or otherwise think poorly of you. You go along to get along.  
  • You Depend on Others to Regulate Your Self-Esteem: Your self-esteem is low because you rely on others to feel good about yourself, constantly seeking approval and recognition.   
  • You Deflect Praise, Keeping Your Self-Esteem Low:  You can’t accept praise when it comes, reinforcing feelings of inadequacy and perpetuating the belief that you are unworthy of recognition. 
  • You Neglect Yourself and Put Others First: Self-Care is only a thought and not an activity for you. Neglecting your well-being in favor of others’ needs is a habit that’s hard to break.   
  • You Sabotage Yourself, Stopping You Becoming Who You Are Meant to Be: Fear of failure, loss, abandonment, or being exposed as inadequate leads to self-sabotaging behaviors. You tell yourself stories that cause you to doubt yourself and your abilities. 

If you are experiencing a few of these symptoms you won’t want to miss our upcoming video series. Over the next 6 weeks, Dr. Dranitsaris will be uploading brief videos to her YouTube Channel of the 6 symptoms with some practical tips on how to let go of these self-defeating habits of mind and become empowered you to break free from these patterns. With each practice you’ll gain the self-awareness you need to shift to living from your Authentic Self and say goodbye to the limitations of the Imposter Persona.  

Are You Ready?  

If you are ready to shed the self-protective behaviors of your Imposter Persona and step boldly into living from your Authentic Self?  Don’t miss a single one of these videos to get you on the road to your potential. Go to the YouTube channel and subscribe today. 

And if you’re ready right now to discover the freedom and fulfillment that comes from being authentically you, go to Amazon and get your copy of Become Who You Are Meant to Be in Your Personal Life. 

You have nothing to lose but everything that is holding you back. 

Anne Dranitsaris, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist, Author, Leadership Coach

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