Sylvie Douglis

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Sensitive question here - have you ever felt like you are a fraud, that everybody in your class or at your job are all somehow smarter, sharper, more in tune than you? That is called the imposter phenomenon. For NPR's Life Kit, reporter Diana Opong looks at the factors that contribute to this feeling.

DIANA OPONG, BYLINE: Before you can work through feeling like an imposter, you have to be able to identify it. And that right there is tip No. 1.

If you've been riding an emotional, politics-fueled rollercoaster in 2021 (not to mention 2020), believe us: Your kids have noticed. Here's a quick primer from Life Kit on how to talk with your kids about politics — and, even get them thinking about civics.