Imposter Syndrome — Will We Ever Feel “Good Enough”?

Clare - This Is Still Me♥️
3 min readApr 17, 2023

Recently, I’ve had some enquiries about my copywriting business.

Exciting right?

Well, can someone please tell my brain this!

This whole working for myself malarkey still feels very new to me, even though I’ve been doing it for a good few months now. So why did I have a full-on meltdown when I recently got a serious enquiry about my services?

I’ve written about imposter syndrome before and here it is again, hitting me bloody hard.

I recently finished writing some draft posts for my own business and felt pretty happy about what I had produced. I thought I would check my emails one last time before logging off and to my shock someone had completed my client questionnaire!

My stomach flipped and I did what any self-respecting business owner does. I shut down my computer and ran out of the room.

I sat downstairs hiding from my computer, all the time my brain on high alert. I soon realised that I wasn’t going to forget about the email anytime soon so I logged into my emails on my iPad and scanned through the questionnaire.

I was in utter disbelief that someone was even interested in my services and I felt like a complete fraud, I can’t do this! What am I even doing? How was I supposed to respond? What if I don’t know what I’m talking about?

I spewed out all of my thoughts to the husband who reminded me that I was perfectly…



Clare - This Is Still Me♥️

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