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Overcoming Imposter Anxiety

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Wonderful narration! This was such an encouraging and practical listen. Highly recommend. Imposter syndrome is an old friend of mine, and this audiobook gives so many tools for that.

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Thanks NG for the ARC. I have anxiety. Real anxiety. Not the new "trend" kind that some people use to have something to identify with. . I enjoy self-help books. Especially if there are new lessons I can learn from. Some parts in the audiobook were repetitive. Some people like that ans it's helpful for them. Sadly, I find it annoying.
I did not care for the check-ins at the end of each chapter. It doesn't make sense unless you have the physical book to follow along with.

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Overcoming imposter anxiety was really helpful for me to read at this moment in my life. I need to just be confident in my abilities!

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Parts of this felt silly, other parts felt long, and still others felt helpful. I think this is a super personal subject so it would be difficult for all of it to be relevant for every single person. With that knowledge, this one was okay.

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If you've ever felt inadequate and are waiting for everyone else to realize the same thing then you probably suffer from Imposter Syndrome. The author uses her own experiences dealing with the anxieties that come with Imposter Syndrome to acurately describe the struggle. Through her training the author lays out changes in thought patterns that can make acceptance and confidence our brain's default instead of self doubt and fear. The narrator's voice is confident and gentle to the ears. Overall a good self help book to have in your arsenal. Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for a free audio copy for an honest review.

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I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this audiobook and Ijeoma makes some really good points about anxiety, self-doubt, and so on. She clearly has done a lot of self work in the area and has a lot of knowledge around the topic.

This being said she did get a bit repetitive at times and seemed to get bogged down in the beginning about her lack of a degree in the area which left a weird tint on the material for me. I didn't care that she didn't have a PHD in the area I just wanted to hear what she had to say but it was mentioned so much in the beginning that I couldn't let go of it and found myself questioning her as time went on which I wouldn't have done if she had stated it once and let it go.

Overall it was an interesting book on a topic many of us struggle with and a relatively short read so it's something that I would recommend reading if it calls to you. As I said she did have some great and insightful material that I found useful.

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This book is very well written. I do appreciate the check-ins at the end of the chapters. I was hoping that it would be more helpful on overcoming imposter anxiety on a every day level.

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4ish stars

This was an interesting, informative, and well-researched non-fiction (and self-help, I suppose) book. I appreciated the organizational structure, the language used, the diverse inclusion when it came to stories and other anecdotes, and the thought activities, writing prompts, etc. that are included. I like what the author was trying to accomplish with this text, and I feel like I learned some helpful things. I imagine some of the ideas will be sticking with me into the future.

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I’ve read a lot of self help books over the years but I can’t recall a single one that solely focused on this subject. Imposter syndrome or imposter anxiety as author Ijeoma Nwaogu calls it is something I’m fairly familiar with, having experienced it many times over the years at various times in my life, even now. What really surprised me when listening to this book wasn’t that I recognized myself in many of the descriptions of the manifestation of imposter syndrome but how many other people I recognized in those descriptions as well. Reading those descriptions I saw friends, family, and coworkers. I don’t think I realized that it’s probably a feeling everyone has felt a time or two in their life. The author does a good job exploring the subject to give a greater understand of why you might be feeling the way you do and offers useful tips and strategies to help overcome these feelings. Probably something I’ll have to review more than once for it all to sink in. I’d like to thank Tantor Audio and NetGalley for the opportunity to listen to and review an advanced copy of the audio version of Overcoming Imposter Anxiety.

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This is a useful self-help book for those people who ever find themselves feeling that no matter how much evidence there is to support the fact that they are competent and able people they still feel they are not good enough and will eventually be exposed as frauds. The author emphasises that most people will experience a degree of imposter syndrome at some points in their lives but offers hope through detailing a variety of CBT techniques and other forms of self-help.
Drawing on relatable case studies the author highlights how people can be liberated from imposter syndrome to a point where they hold greater self-belief and can live their lives from a happier place.
The audiobook is narrated very clearly and methodically. A valuable resource on an issue which is debilitating for many people.
I am grateful to the author and NetGalley for an advanced listener copy of this audiobook.

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Thanks to Tantor Audio, NetGalley, Ijeoma Nwaogu, Ph.D, and narrator Diana Blue for the opportunity to review an advance audiobook of this incredible book. I found it to be a very engaging and educational book about how to deal with the anxiety that people face more often than they realize and maybe didn’t know that they had a way to fix the problem with little to no effort. This book is full of wonderful advice and I loved the author’s general approach towards life. Highly recommend this book for anyone interested in learning about how to deal with their stress and anxiety and getting rid of them.

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As someone who struggles with imposter syndrome, I was excited when NetGalley let me read this. The book starts by getting you familiar with the topic and how normal it can be to experience imposter syndrome.
Then the book goes through coping strategies and ways to try to overcome the ideas that make people feel that way. My problem was that it didn't really feel so helpful because it offered something that seemed superficial to try to overcome something very deep and ingrained in my psyche.
This may help some people. The book is easy to read and the examples are great. I felt like the author really did understand what is happening with imposter syndrome. Maybe this is one of those things where you just need to practice the techniques, like a "Fake it til you make it" kind of thing.

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As someone who has struggled with feeling like a fraud in many areas of my life (and often self-sabotages, keeping myself from moving forward with my passions and career), this book provides practical tools and strategies for managing those feelings. It supplies helpful context (and questions to ask yourself in each chapter) that helped me to start battling the imposter narrative I've been unknowingly living in most of (or possibly the entirety of) my life.

As I was listening to the audiobook, I just kept nodding my head and thinking "Yep that's me...oh that's me too! And that...and that..." Through listening to this book, I realized that I fall back into people-pleasing mode every time I feel that imposter anxiety creeping up. I flatter others for their knowledge and abilities while belittling my abilities. This little book packs a punch in helping readers to get up close and personal with our coping mechanisms.

The author's example stories and anecdotes are relatable and help readers to feel less alone in their struggles. I appreciated the emphasis on self-compassion and self-care, as well as the reminder that everyone experiences imposter syndrome at some point (celebrities, I'm looking at you).

The audiobook narrator has a nice, clear voice and rhythm to their delivery that makes this an easy listen (always a joy)!

Overall, I highly recommend this book to anyone who needs support in overcoming imposter anxiety. It's a must-read!

Thank you to Tantor Audio and NetGalley for giving me an ARC of this audiobook for my honest opinion. #NetGalley #OvercomingImposterAnxiety

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