June 23


How to Recognize and Defuse Self-Sabotage

By Peter Julian

Self sabotage comes in the form of lies – lies you allow to enter your mind. They could be phrases like “I don’t have enough time.” or “I am too afraid.” However, the best way to defeat lies is to face them. Sometimes deconstructing them helps; another way to face them is to prove them wrong. You can change your life to make time or choose to try something even though you are nervous about it. Remember that these thoughts might come back, but you can face them again.

Key Takeaways:

  • Complaining you don’t have enough time or don’t know how to get started is a form of self-sabotage.
  • Set aside specific time slots each week to work on fulfilling your intention, and honor this responsibility.
  • Accept the feelings of apprehension, but still push through with the task at hand.

“Set aside certain days and times each week to actively work on fulfilling your intention.”

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/living-finesse/202006/how-recognize-and-defuse-self-sabotage

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