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Submitted by OLC Editor on 26 January 2021
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Self-compassion is one of the building blocks of cultivating resilience. It is the practice of treating yourself compassionately in situations where you might perceive inadequacy, failure or general suffering. A large body of research shows that self-compassionate individuals suffer less and thrive more. Have you ever felt like you are an imposter when you are faced with more "qualified" people in your position? Have you ever felt like you are a fraud when you feel like you are the only one who doesn't know how to do something? Perla, one of your SFU Health Peer Educators, and along with two SFU professors are here to discuss how to overcome imposter syndrome.


This video was originally posted on the SFU HCS Youtube channel on January 26, 2021.

Participants and Contributors
Perla Ariaza
Aleisha Fernandes
SFU Health and Counselling Services
Health Peer Educators
Health Peer Educators work with the Health Promotion team at SFU Health & Counselling Services to support student health and well-being on campus.