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Finding it difficult to imagine ending cycles of self-sabotage

I keep falling into cycles of self-sabotage, with a few complicating factors. Recent academic news feels like its biggest manifestation - advice on this, and the possibility of moving past this when i go into employment. Apologies for the long read. [more inside]
posted by lethologues on Jun 17, 2014 - 3 answers

Please help me snap myself out of this

I am depressed/anxious and self-sabotaging by doing little to no work at my job. My boss has not yet said anything to me about my un-/non-productivity, but I have to think she'll cotton on sooner or later. Help me figure out a) how to start working again and b) whether I should say anything to my boss. Predictably, there is more inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 13, 2013 - 9 answers

Fool me twice, shame on me.

I know I deserve better in my relationships with men. I know that I am worth so much more than what I get. How do I start to stop letting myself make stupid choices? [more inside]
posted by houndsoflove on Nov 19, 2012 - 31 answers

New relationship jitters?

Please help me be happy about my new relationship and stop nitpicking every little thing. [more inside]
posted by heavenstobetsy on Aug 3, 2012 - 12 answers

How can I avoid self-sabotage and turn this internship into a career?

I just landed a dream internship (part time, unpaid) that will probably last about 6-8 months. Please help me avoid self sabotage so I can turn it into a job/career. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 17, 2012 - 7 answers

how to quickly stop myself from failing, when I have long associated failure with rewards

Do you have any thoughts on how to quickly stop myself from failing, when I have long associated failure with a 'negative payoff' i.e. there have been rewards for failure in the past. [more inside]
posted by Not Supplied on Jan 31, 2012 - 5 answers

Bulimia + productivity

How do you deal with bulimia, depression, or anxiety in your social/work life? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 3, 2011 - 13 answers

I am happy. Why do I want to get drunk?

I have several good reasons to be happy for the first time in a long while. I am happy. Why do I want to get drunk now? [more inside]
posted by sister nunchaku of love and mercy on Mar 11, 2011 - 14 answers

Is there a shrink who can get me off my ass?

Recommendations for a therapist in NYC to help me address self-sabotage, procrastination, and other behaviors that are making my life shitty. [more inside]
posted by Jon_Evil on Feb 21, 2011 - 5 answers

Self sabotage

What is self-fulfilling failure called? [more inside]
posted by nzero on Dec 22, 2010 - 20 answers

What do I do?

I think I'm clinically depressed, and it's screwing me up academically. What do I do to salvage the last couple weeks of the semester? [more inside]
posted by qvinx on Nov 30, 2010 - 26 answers

I urgently need help in abandoning my doubt before it destroys a once-in-a-lifetime chance.

I know my anxiety to be a liar. I don't know how to shut it up. Please help me get a handle on it before it derails something amazing. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 29, 2010 - 16 answers

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