She’s the GOAT on and off the courtroom.
The athlete penned a touching letter on Instagram that was each sincere about her struggles with imposter syndrome and a reminder to deal with your self kindly.
“Some tennis memories over the past year that mean a lot to me,” she captioned the screenshot of her notes app message titled “Hi.”
She began the message saying, “I’ve been reflecting over this past year. So grateful for the people around me because the support I feel is completely unparalleled.”
She went on to clarify how she’s been spent a while wanting inside and discovering among the causes behind sure actions.
“Recently I’ve been asking myself why do I feel the way I do and I realized one of the reasons is because internally I think I’m never good enough,” she wrote. “I’ve never told myself that I’ve done a good job, but I do know I constantly tell myself that I suck or I could do better.”
While I nonetheless assume Naomi is past humble and gracious, she additionally revealed that she’s used that as a wall previously.
“I do know previously, some individuals have referred to as me humble,” she shared. “But if I actually take into account it I believe I’m extraordinarily self-deprecating. Every time a brand new alternative arises my first thought is, ‘wow, why me?'”
Since stepping away from the French Open in May, Naomi has been extra sincere about her psychological well being.
“I guess what I’m trying to say is that I’m gonna try to celebrate myself and my accomplishments more, I think we all should,” she shared. “You got up in the morning and didn’t procrastinate on something? Champion. Figured something out at work that’s been bugging you for a while? Absolute legend. Your life is your own and you shouldn’t value yourself on other people’s standards.”
She ended her thought with an encouraging message about the place she’s going to go from right here.
“I know I give my heart to everything I can and if that’s not good enough for some then my apologies,” she said. “But I can’t burden myself with those expectations anymore. Seeing everything that’s going on in the world I feel like if I wake up in the morning that’s a win. That’s how I’m coming.”
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