Self-sabotage is a mis-nomer. We don’t set out to actually sabotage ourselves. Often, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. The thing we’ve opted to do instead of what we originally planned was supposed to make life easier for us. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite turn out that way.
Sometimes there is truly a deep-seated issue, and I’m not a doctor, so I won’t pretend to diagnose a serious psychological issue from your ancient past (but my friend Sydney might be able to assist). Most creatives, though, use “self-sabotage” as an excuse to resign themselves to mediocrity. Here are three quick and easy steps to get over yourself fast. [Read more…]