Shedding Self-Sabotage

Shedding Self-Sabotage

The emotional work of recovery entails examining all of our patterns, the patterns of our thoughts, feelings and behaviors, to look at where we’re subconsciously self-sabotaging and derailing our lives with self-destruction. Self-sabotage looks different for everyone. Some of our addictions are in plain view – we drink way too much and become belligerent. For…

Why Do We Self-Sabotage?

Why Do We Self-Sabotage?

Our addictions often bring along with them a host of other dangerous and destructive behaviors. Our addictions don’t function in isolation, meaning they are often part of a larger cycle of self-destructiveness and self-harm. Along with substance abuse, we often engage in reckless and risky behaviors that endanger us and put us in harm’s way.…

How Can We Heal Our Self-Destructiveness?

How Can We Heal Our Self-Destructiveness?

Learning how to live in recovery, how to abstain from our addictive substances and behaviors, has a lot to do with healing our self-destructiveness. If we aren’t able to shed our instincts towards self-destruction, we might always be driven back to the addictions that we used as a form of escape from our pain. How…