The following are some of the best self-sabotage books to help on your healing journey.
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Self Sabotage Books
1. Get Out of Your Own Way
By Mark Goulston, Philip Goldberg
Practical, proven self help steps show how to transform 40 common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more.
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2. Stop Self-Sabotage
By PhD Judy Ho
In Stop Self-Sabotage, licensed clinical psychologist, tenured professor, and television personality Dr. Judy Ho takes a fresh look at self-sabotage to help us answer two vital questions: Why do we do it? How do we stop?
Combining therapeutically proven strategies with practical tools and self-assessments, Dr. Judy teaches you how to identify your triggers, modify your thoughts and behaviors, find your true motivation, and unlock your willpower to stop this vicious cycle in its tracks. Practical and transformative, Stop Self-Sabotage is your ultimate guide to jumpstart lasting, positive change and start living the life you want.
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3. Taming Your Outer Child
By Susan Anderson
Your Outer Child acts out and fulfills your legitimate childlike needs and wants in the wrong place, at the wrong time, and in counterproductive ways: It goes for immediate gratification and the quick fix in spite of your best-laid plans.
Now, in a revolutionary rethinking of the link between emotion and behavior, veteran psychotherapist Susan Anderson offers a three-step program to tame your Outer Child’s destructive behavior.
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4. Get Off Your “But”
By Sean Stephenson
In addition to presenting Sean Stephenson’s unbelievable life story, Get Off Your “But,” offers anyone who needs to conquer fears and insecurities a hands-on guide for overcoming the forces of negativity and self-sabotage. Sean—a successful psychotherapist—shows what it takes to overcome the big bumps in the road, eliminate excuses, end insecurities, and ultimately stand up for happiness and success in life.
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5. Self Sabotage No More
By Jennie Potter
After two decades of personal experience, study, and client work, she is finally releasing her knowledge, wisdom, and practices into a short, powerful book to help people get out of their own way once and for all. “Self Sabotage No More” are the mindsets and methods that Jennie’s been sharing and using with clients to great success and transformational results.
Self Sabotage Workbooks
6. The Self-Sabotage Behavior Workbook
By Dr. Candice Seti
The Self-Sabotage Behavior Workbook is a game changer for those struggling with counter-productive and damaging habits. This friendly guide includes:
- Journal prompts to help you understand your triggers
- Visualization ideas to conquer negative thought cycles
- Mental exercises to strengthen your resolve
- Real-life case-studies
- And much more!
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7. Your Resonant Self Workbook
By Sarah Peyton
Your Resonant Self Workbook: From Self-sabotage to Self-care takes us through the world of relational neuroscience and, using the lens of unconscious contracts, explores how our brains, nervous systems, and bodies react to the brains, nervous systems, and bodies of others. Case studies, resonant-language practice, questionnaires, meditations, and journaling provide readers with healing strategies for uncovering and rewriting these contracts. Following Your Resonant Self, this workbook provides the tools to turn inward with kindness, warmth, and curiosity and create opportunities for self-healing.