Imposter Syndrome, Narcissism + Adult Friendships with Mel Robbins

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Are you jealous of something or someone? What scares you? Where do you see friction in your life? As dreams grow, fears do too. Few know this as well as Mel Robbins.

A New York Times Bestselling author and self-publishing phenom, Mel’s work includes The High 5 Habit, The 5 Second Rule, and The Mel Robbins Podcast. Her female-led media company produces provocative, life-changing content, with millions of books sold, billions of video views, six #1 audiobooks, and one of the most viewed TEDx talks in the world.  

In this episode, Mel teaches us about unveiling desires, following dreams and shifting identities. And perhaps most importantly: calling your own bullshit. 

We learn how to discover, follow and commit to what we truly want through emotions that are usually identified as negative. Mel opens up about the courage it took her to overcome imposter syndrome – in spite of being one of the most successful speakers – in order to launch her podcast and how she learned to liberate herself of labels.

“Researchers found that the single greatest skill or habit or behavior change that you could practice that impacts your happiness and sense of purpose and meaning in life, more than anything else, more than gratitude, more than meditation, more than exercise, all of it, is learning how to be kind and accepting of yourself.” – Mel Robbins, Almost 30 Podcast

To put it simply, Mel and K+L covered and uncovered a lot, learned new tools and had major perspective shifts, and their hope is the same for you!

We also talk about:

  • Imposter syndrome
  • Why your fears grow concurrently with your dreams
  • Learning from jealousy
  • How to get in touch with your true desires 
  • Steps to approach your goals easily
  • The research behind procrastination 
  • The science behind motivating yourself
  • Moving into a space of self-love and motivation
  • Learning attachment styles in relationships 
  • The truth behind narcissism and narcissistic tendencies 
  • How social media affects our interpersonal connections
  • Why adult friendships are so hard 
  • The natural evolution of friendship


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