Fred takes up training and is quite talented when it comes to running skills at least that is what his comrades have to say about him. But unfortunately, when he gets closer to a marathon or running competition, there is always an element of fear that holds him back. Alfred is another runner who specializes in running away from the competition rather than running in it.
What is it that connects all these people? Their actions are constantly undermining their progress and they seem to be on a venture to sabotage their ways to success. Your self-defeating behavior is the collection of your negative thoughts that will create a blockade to your success. Self-defeating behavior emerges in us at some point of time when we subconsciously deny pleasant feelings. When it comes to relationships, we believe to be the masters of the game and when someone offers help, we are stubborn enough to reject it.
If you are on the tracks to self-sabotage your career, you will insist that running is quite boring. Victims of self-sabotage often complain to get a feeling of good for nothing. Some will regret their success while others will keep complaining how they missed the task by a few inches. Hence, the stories of self-sabotage are endless. The more pressing question here is how self-sabotage is completely the opposite of success. Given below is the list to elucidate the differences between sabotaging behavior and a successful attitude.
- Personal responsibility lacks partially or completely in a sabotaging behavior but the person with successful behavior takes full responsibility.
- Negative feelings and wrong attitudes towards people is frequent when you are on the road to sabotage yourself while the successful attitude is to define and move towards goals.
- Staying unaware yet thinking that you know everything is an attitude that sabotages your cause but when you take steps to stay informed, the behavior is certainly progressive.
Outlined above were some of the major differences between a self-defeating behavior and successful behavior. Decide what’s best for you. Are you unwillingly killing your chances of success? Your attitudes will help you decide, so read them well.How to motivate yourself to run! Read this