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

A brief career history

Getting the job

Starting the job

Mistake 1: Comparing myself to others

Mistake 2: Trying to be immediately valuable

Mistake 3: Avoiding technical work

Mistake 4: Having a super-negative inner voice

Mistake 5: Having a super-negative external voice

So, what did I do?

The negative spiral that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) teaches you to escape from.

In summary

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

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