You say you’re going to start waking up earlier to have a healthier start to your day, but then you stay up all night binging Wednesday on Netflix and sleep through your alarm. You’re finally in a great relationship, but you keep finding fault with your partner. You say you want to go to graduate school, but you keep missing the deadlines for application. Self-sabotaging behavior can strike anywhere in our lives, leaving us feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, depressed and anxious. Today we’re talking about what self-sabotage is and two concrete ways to go from self-defeating to self-winning.
Resources for Self-Sabotage: What it Is and How to Stop Doing It
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Tasha Eurich TED talk: Increase Your Self-Awareness with One Simple Fix
How to Make Mindfulness a Consistent Habit
How to Stop Overthinking and Let Things Go That Bother You
Self-Sabotage: What it is, Why You Do It, and How to Stop It