Why You Should Stop Faking It until You Make It

Or at least you should stop thinking of it that way. Many people recoil at the premise of faking it until you make it. It seems, well, fake.¬†Inauthentic. I’m here to tell you that it isn’t. It’s semantics. Someone decided they liked the mnemonic device of rhyming and came up with “fake it until you make it.” What it really should¬†say is, “practice until you make it.” That’s all it is, practice. We do this all the time in the arts, sports, etc., so why can’t it extend to the rest of our lives?¬† Continue reading