Definition: a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud". 

    

       Two years ago, I became a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of...

6.26.2019

Shame has a way of convincing us that our baggage is ours to carry and that our problems are ours to fix. 

The threshold for taking accountability for when you're in the wrong, in a situation you're embarrassed for, or just straight up ashamed to admit to is often an un...

6.13.2018

It’s a really tough question to answer, one that people seldom think about. 

I feel like we often confuse what we want to get out of our lives and experiences with why we were put on this earth to begin with. 

My close friends and I often joke about what we thought we wa...

5.15.2018

Lately, I've been feeling like I'm not doing / being enough in so many aspects of my life that I've just given a title to my laziness as not being "Black Girl Magic". Of course this BGM looks different to everyone, but when I'm comparing myself to my own potential — I...

4.24.2018

Finding myself spiritually is something that I’ve wrestled with a lot recently. I’ll be the first to admit, I’m still actively trying to piece together my spiritual identity day by day. As Adriana says, I am very much “still a work in progress”. I tried not to be long-...

4.10.2018

Something my close friends and family members always say about me is that I am "secretive" or "reserved". That's not to say I am a quiet person in any way, because I am not. But I know they mean I choose not to talk about certain things when I am asked for whatever rea...

1.11.2018

I know I've done plenty in my life to be proud of. I know I have people in my life who I can say the same for. Nonetheless, it's easy to lose sight of the magnitude of our accomplishments because we fall victim to comparison and the devil's hard at work ensuring w...

12.24.2017

With my recent revelations in various aspects of my life, I've slowly began to overwhelm myself with change. Perhaps that can speak to my month long hiatus; having too much on my mind is just as bad as having nothing on my mind

The constant changes I am experiencing i...

10.13.2017

This is a question I ask myself often, especially when my family tells me "there's no way a pretty girl like you doesn't have a boyfriend." Trust me, I know. This question used to bother me so much to the point where I would avoid having small talk with my nosy aunts....

9.11.2017

Something I mentioned in my post "How Not To Blog", I mentioned that I had various posts in my drafts that I never really expanded on. This is one of them. I wanted to talk about my past few months and an amazing trip I participated in in Tennessee. I never wanted to g...

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