So you’ve been at university for a while now but you may still be finding your feet when it comes to discovering who the ‘real you’ is.
Some people know who they are and exude a confidence that makes you feel even more inadequate because you still haven’t got a clue. Others silently get on with it, burying their heads into the studies and pretend that they’re in control.
But what if both of these types of people are feeling the exact same emotions as you. Questioning if they fit in, if they’ve chosen the right course or even if they want a career in their chosen subject.
Being at university can be tough on everyone at difference stages. Whether it’s your first year or your final year there are still unanswered questions and feeling that you’re not sure how to interpret.
Which is why you may find the following article interesting. It may even provide that ‘eureka!’ moment that you’ve been waiting for, to help sum up what you’ve been feeling for ages.
Published in The Guardian, the article looks at the six myths that are stopping you from being more confident at university (http://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/mar/02/wish-you-were-more-confident-at-uni-six-myths-are-stopping-you)
Have a read and see if you can relate to any of them and if you’re left thinking ‘oh my god, I totally thought that’ then you’ll now know what you need to do to get out of that mindset.
Each of us is different. It’s what makes us human, but we all go through the same thoughts, feeling and emotions, it’s just how we choose to deal with them.