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Self Sabotage

4 Ways To Stop Self-Sabotage In Its Tracks

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living

"I can't do it." "I'm just going to do this one more time, then I'll quit." "I'm not ready for this." Chances are we've all thought statements like...

3 Ways Your Fear of Being Alone Sabotages Your Relationships

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you continue to end up in dead-end relationships, your fear of being alone is probably keeping you with the wrong partners.

4 Things We Must Change to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Lisa Firestone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The more fully we live and love, the more sadness we are bound to experience. Our inner critic tries to shield us from feeling the joys and pains of existence. It keeps us in a chronic state of numbness or dissatisfaction. In order to face our fears, we must consciously identify and actively ignore this coaching.

The Worst Marriage Advice I Ever Gave

Steph Wagner | Posted 07.01.2014 | Divorce
Steph Wagner

I was still reeling in the painful aftermath of learning that my husband of nearly two decades had been living a double life. The father of my three sons and the man I had built a life around, had been having an affair for almost three years.

6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Discipline

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Changing your mindset to being a victor of your life, sets the stage for you to regain your power. In this state, you are more likely to also stay positive in the face of challenges, experiencing less fear as the stress response is more controlled. More importantly, you are more likely to access your inner fire of motivation -- that fire that drives you to win and achieve.

Do You Often Find Yourself at the Train Station When Your Ship Comes In?

Allan Hunkin | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Allan Hunkin

Once you understand your personal worthiness dynamic you will be able to catch yourself earlier, when you're tempted to resist (sub-consciously) what you know will bring you deep personal happiness and fulfillment.

12 Ways Women Sabotage Themselves At Work

Karen Elizaga | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Karen Elizaga

No matter your rung on the corporate ladder, many people, especially women, engage in some sort of career self-sabotage, from small insidious mistakes to fireworks that can dominate water cooler conversation for weeks.

Eliminating Self-Sabotage

Eldon Taylor | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

Most people are totally unaware that they are sometimes controlled by internal mechanisms that are designed to protect, but that actually function to...

3 Steps To Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Posted 03.05.2014 | OWN

Do you have a talent for self-sabotage? (Sure, you're on a diet, but another doughnut won't kill you, right?) If so, Martha Beck can help you defe...

Self-Acceptance Is a Nice Thought, But it Doesn't Pay the Bills

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Follow the money. Understand that these article are written to get the author attention, because people always stop to ogle a car wreck.

Whoa There Cowboy!

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.04.2014 | Women
Rebecca Perkins

This inner dialogue/self talk has the power to steer our lives in a positive, self improving or a catastrophic self defeating direction. For me at times it's like standing at a fork in the road.

Confronting the Loser Within

Candace Walsh | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Candace Walsh

I was ecstatic when I found out that it had been chosen to be a finalist in two different categories. But I almost didn't go to the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards ceremony last Friday night. What was that all about?

A No-Fail Strategy To Help You Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Posted 11.14.2013 | OWN

Are you driving yourself crazy with dumb mistakes, "what was I thinking?" comments, and other lunkheaded moves? Martha Beck offers a no-fail strat...

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances of Finding Love and Happiness?

Rebecca Dakin | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Rebecca Dakin

Have you ever heard anyone say? He/she's only happy when he's unhappy? Negative feelings can be so familiar that we unconsciously enjoy them.

Wealth

Christine Eilvig | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

It's really not about the money. Our relationship with money and wealth is a reflection of the issues we have going on inside about ourselves and the world in general. The world is as we are.

Why You're Sabotaging Your Relationships (And How To Stop)

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you sometimes find that you sabotage yourself in your work or your relationships? Have you wondered why you would do that? Here are some of the beliefs that might trigger your fears or your resistance to taking loving action in your own behalf.

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Laura Campbell | Posted 07.27.2013 | Divorce
Laura Campbell

So ladies, I am going to say it like it is. If you do not take responsibility for your role in all that has and will happen in your life and love, you will never gain what you truly need to have everything you want as you move forward.

Say 'Enough is Enough' to Self-Doubt

Lisa Cleary | Posted 07.14.2013 | Women
Lisa Cleary

While I'll never not be a perfectionist, I do know that I'm good enough for a lot of people. My mom, my family, my friends, my coworkers and my boyfriend all love me for who I am.

Why You're Self-Sabotaging (And How To Stop)

Polly Campbell | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

You can discard the beliefs that aren't helpful anymore, and rework others so that they propel you toward your greatest dreams. In the short run, you can also choose beliefs that will leave you feeling better, happier, more peaceful.

How Do You Handle Compliments ?

Christine Eilvig | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

It can feel unsafe and vulnerable to receive compliments and take them to heart. If we quickly return the energy, we can stay in our comfort zone and we obstruct the intimate and heart-opening growth before us.

The Next Step

Christine Eilvig | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

We can only take one step at the time, physically and in life. We can take big steps, which in many ways feel like giant leaps, but we can still only master one big step at the time.

5 Ways To Clean Out The Mental Clutter

Polly Campbell | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

We all get bogged down, stuck in the same ol' routine, caught up in our feelings of worry and stress that keep us from making progress and enjoying our life. But you can let go of this mental rubbish, and lighten up your life this spring.

Do You Self-Sabotage? 5 Steps To Stop Getting In The Way Of Your Dreams

Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com Imagine that we actualize a dream: A mate to start a family with, a job that challenges and fulfills us or even a...

Don't Sabotage Your New Year's Resolution Efforts Before You've Even Started: 6 Simple Steps

Ann Rasmussen | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ann Rasmussen

If we come at New Year's resolutions with a teeth-gritted determination to change, we inevitably defeat ourselves. Why? Because when we assume a fighting stance, bracing ourselves against temptations, we actually limit the resources that we bring to our challenge.

4 Ways To Beat Writer Self-Sabotage

Posted 12.12.2012 | Books

By Writer's Relief staff: Writers are faced with the task of completing pieces of poetry and prose with not much to guide them but raw talent and ...