The Montfort Group

This Is Hard: Why Don’t We Talk?

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My struggles have led to the realization that there is no intrinsic value in trying to appear like you’ve got it all together on the outside, while you are really falling apart inside. Sadness, frustration, discomfort are all valid human emotions. Why do we want to suppress them? It is okay to freely speak about our challenges and to see strength in choosing to care for our mental health.

Battling Imposter Syndrome: Graduate School Edition

Imposter syndrome is something we all experience at some point in our lives. It’s the intrusive feeling that you don’t belong. It makes us believe we aren’t capable or smart enough, whether it’s for a higher degree or a new job, or even a new family role. Imposter syndrome is a feeling I am all too familiar with.