The Journaling Stan

What does your self-sabotage look like?

Anyway, here’s my entry:

My self-sabotage is passive. It’s all in my thoughts. I don’t think anybody from the outside would be able to spot it. I’ll know what I have to do then I’ll talk myself out of it. Somehow, I can convince myself that something is more difficult or tedious than it actually is…

Sometimes it looks like perfectionism. Nothing can be “good enough”… Whatever “good enough” is. There’s always something that needs to be fixed or adjusted before I can present my work.

Always. It never fails.

That feeds into my procrastination, another flavor of self-sabotage. “I can always do that tomorrow”.

I don’t get it.

That’s all the self-sabotage that I notice.

Naturally, this would raise the question:

How can I stop self-sabotage??

I don’t think I can. That doesnt mean I can’t get past it though. I just don’t think it’ll go away. It’ll always be there.

What I can do for now is just recognize it and act though it. I can call it out and decide not to pay it any attention. 🤷🏾‍♀️

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