Self-sabotage is when we say we want something and then go about making sure it doesn’t happen. – Alyce Cornyn-Selby
Your girl, aka me, has been setting goals since last year but hasn’t achieved any of them. Ugh! Saying that makes me a little angry. Most of the time, I feel like I’m in control of my life, but if I’m completely transparent, I’m not.
I’m not sure why these feelings of disgust and disatisfaction are coming from but it’s high time they get addressed. I think I’m self-sabotaging.
My favorite form of self-sabotage is procrastination but here is a list of other ways I do it:
1. Poor time management
I work in Marketing and for one of my clients, I am a social media manager. As a social media manager, I’m required to design, create and engage. Besides that, I’m also required to figure out the sales and insights of not 1 but 2 brands. Even though it’s stressful, sometimes I make it worse by not managing my time better.
2. Running away when shit gets tough
I was called out for this a few months ago. Someone told me that I run away when things get tough. And that has been the biggest wake up call this year. I don’t go through the hard shit, instead I give up. My dilemma is; how do I know if I should persist or quit all together?
3. Need to control
I don’t like having control and that translates to; I don’t have a lot of faith. Wanting to always be in control can be a manifestation of fear.
How I’m planning to change
My goal is to have an every day routine. Initially, I would try to do TOO MUCH but that has never worked. Now, my goal is to have a morning and bedtime routine.
The first routine is waking up early and going to the gym.
Bed time routine is getting into bed at 8:30pm.
Let me know how you self-sabotage in the comment section or how you overcame self-sabotage.
That’s it for me. Talk to you tomorrow. ❤