The Plan to DEFEAT Self Sabotage

 

Last week, I hope you took away a few things from the blog post

  1. We all self-sabotage in some area of our life.
  2. We can choose not self-sabotage, and align with God’s truths to fight the enemy’s attacks.

 

I want to give you some step by step instructions on how I stop the downhill slide of self-destruction.

To do this, I’m going to talk about how I followed through on the goal to write one blog post a week for a whole year.  How I managed not to self-sabotage and quit.


I hate writing.  I’ve never thought of myself as a good writer.  Since I don’t think of myself as a good writer, I gave up trying to get better.  I find no fun in it and it is a struggle to get me to write ANYTHING.

 

Here in lies the first key to stopping self-sabotage; knowing your opinions about yourself and the activity.

STOP telling yourself you're not good at "it". STOP finding all reasons you don't like "it". 

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I Don't Measure Up

 

I ran a Ragnar a couple of weeks ago. If you have no knowledge about a Ragnar, let me fill you in. It is a long-distance race that is ran by a team of runners- any runner crazy enough will do! Each runner completes a different leg of the race, with someone running both day and night for two days, completing the distance of approximately 200 miles.

About a month before the race I wanted to back out.  All the unknowns and fears about the race almost stopped me from being a part of this amazing experience.

Yes. Now that I’m done, I can say it was pretty amazing.

My teammates were awesome and I haven’t laughed so hard in a long time.  On top of that, the sense of accomplishment is overwhelming….

Until it wasn’t.

During the race I was surrounded by all these remarkable people.  They complete some pretty hard things.  Many of them have ran marathons while raising 5 kids, working a full-time job, volunteering for their local food shelter,...

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