Don’t Let Imposter Syndrome Get in the Way of Progress

Line Cook Thoughts, Niagara Falls, New York

Whether it’s cooking, writing, podcasting, or even my relationships with friends and family, if there was one trait I wish I was better at, it’s self-confidence. There are moments I feel like I can cook anything and times when the smallest failure makes me question my entire career path.

This self-doubt started in high school, where I was able to take a half day of vocational cooking classes for two years. As a senior, I had to...