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You Are Enough: How to Counteract Imposter Syndrome, Perfectionism, and RSD

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It’s an aspect of living with ADHD that no one discusses: a core sense of deficiency.We feel we’re not good enough, not smart enough, not productive enough, largely because people have told us as much all our lives.

Aside from toxic self-esteem problems, this pattern of negative messaging also leads to social anxiety – often experienced as rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD), imposter syndrome, and perfectionism.These dimensions of social anxiety overlap and are often experienced together.

They also explain a lot about the negative internal state — that nagging feeling of being “not good enough” — that often plagues individuals living with ADHD.Social anxiety causes debilitating fear and avoidance of situations that may expose you to scrutiny, humiliation, rejection, or judgment.

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