The Top 5 Forms of Self Sabotage

by | Sep 28, 2021

It’s a battle of you vs. you.

You know what you should be doing …

But you’re just not doing it.

You know how to get started or even start over …

But you’re tired of not sustaining it.

You know how bad you feel after a trip to fuck-it-ville …

But you visit there often.

It’s you vs. you and every time you start to make some progress …

You step in and sabotage those efforts.

Sucks, right?

5 forms of self sabotage

In my experience, there are 5 very distinct forms of self sabotage that show up frequently …

In fact, if you look these up you might see my face next to them because of how frequently I used to do all 5 of them.

Do they sound familiar?

1. You are dialed in and consistent all week but overindulge and sabotage your results every weekend.

2. You pepper yourself with little jabs of sabotage that seem harmless like small bites here and there, eating food off your kid’s plate, and some mindless snacks on occasion.

3. You flex your willpower until a moment of weakness hits and you sabotage yourself with one treat that turns into many. The damn cookies in the break room get the best of you eventually.

4. You live firmly in the all or nothing mindset. The minute that something is untrackable or “off plan,” the wheels come flying off.

5. You let the daily outcome dictate your actions. If things aren’t progressing fast enough, you get frustrated and rebel. If things are progressing, you celebrate and let loose. The emotional roller coaster of self sabotage.

Have you developed any of these habits?

Well … do any of these hit home?

Do they make you feel really shitty about yourself?

Because they shouldn’t.

Remember, it’s you vs. you, which means you have all of the power and control.

You don’t have to wait for the right time or rely on any external circumstances …

You can literally just change.

Like now.

That should feel empowering.

There are two very distinct antidotes to cure those common forms of self sabotage.

They worked like a charm for me …

And now we have thousands of additional success stories to prove they work … period.

How to stop the self sabotage

First, you should probably understand your Neurotype.


Because you don’t do well being placed in a diet box with a set of arbitrary rules that don’t make sense for YOU.

It helps to understand your behavioral tendencies, what motivates you, and what you can be the most consistent with.

I mean, sure … you can stay on the diet hamster wheel and hope that it works out for you eventually.

Or, you can stop guessing and start working WITH your body and mind.

Second, you should probably stop under eating all the damn time.

You know what breathes life into your self sabotage?

Chronic dieting.

Constantly restricting and depriving.

The weekend indulgences, the nighttime snacking, the lack of control around certain foods, the all or nothing mindset …

All of it is fueled by your constant pursuit of eating less.

It’s amazing what happens when you actually prime your metabolism and give your body what it’s asking for.

You’ll walk by the cookies in the break room and be like … oh, that’s strange, I don’t really want one today.

Then, the next day you’ll be like … oh, they look good today, I think I’ll have one.

And that’ll be it.

You won’t think twice … you’ll just keep living.

If it sounds simple …

It is.

Are you ready to make a change?

But it’s you vs. you and you love to talk yourself out of making a real change.

I’m not saying anything you don’t already know.

You’ve got excuses on top of excuses.

And sometimes it’s easier to hold onto them than it is to get uncomfortable and make a change.

Once you let go, it’s a vulnerable place to be.

It’s also necessary if you actually want to achieve your goals.

If you want to finally end the years of self sabotage.

The nice part is that the discomfort is temporary.

The pain of staying the same is forever.

One will show you things about yourself that you never imagined possible.

The other will eat at your soul as you know deep down that you’re capable of more.

As always, it’s your choice.

Own it.

And, if you’d like to finally put an end to your self sabotaging ways and actually reach your goals and sustain them forever …

Then our 1:1 coaching program might be the right option for you.

We’ll accomplish more in 6 months with you than you have in 6 years.

All you have to do is commit, show up, and take action.


You can shoot me a private message on FB.

Interested in 1:1 Coaching?

And let me know that you’re interested in the 1:1 signature coaching program.

The Dirty Little Secret About Fat Loss

The Dirty Little Secret About Fat Loss

The dirty little secret about fat loss that no one tells you ... First of all, fat loss is a personal goal that you don't have to want. And if you do want it, you don't have to feel bad about wanting it. Don't let anyone tell you what your goals "should" be. You want...

read more
The Top 5 Macro Tracking Mistakes

The Top 5 Macro Tracking Mistakes

I'm going to share the top 5 macro tracking mistakes that make losing fat more difficult. First, though, I want to make sure we're all on the same page. Tracking macros is one single tool in the toolbox. It's not the end all be all of nutrition. For those that are new...

read more
How to Be Motivated and Get the Results You Want

How to Be Motivated and Get the Results You Want

Here's why you're not motivated and how to fix it. Before I tell you, I have a quick announcement ... Emma and I got so many requests to open up more spots for the Shred with Em & M that we couldn't say no. Even though I gave ample notice that this was going to...

read more