How I recovered from imposter syndrome after changing career to software engineering.

Frances Maxwell
9 min readJan 20, 2021

This is my personal account of suffering with imposter syndrome, but seeing it through and coming out the other end.

I meet a lot of people who suffer with destructive thoughts and feelings. It distresses me to hear people criticise themselves and be full of doubt, knowing how paralysing and limiting this can be.

Frances Maxwell

Glasgow-based humanist, with a love of all things digital.