6 Reasons why we self-sabotage.

“Why do I do this to myself?”

Whether you refer to it as self-defeating behavior or standing in your own way, self-sabotage can interfere with the best-laid plans

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 28 seconds. Contains 896 words


By Psychologist Dr.Ellen Hendriksen, PhD

ELLEN HENDRIKSEN is a clinical psychologist who helps millions be their authentic selves through her award-winning podcast, which has been downloaded over 5 million times, and in her clinic at Boston University’s Center. Her scientifically-based, zero-judgment approach is regularly featured in Psychology Today, Scientific American, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Quiet Revolution, and many other media outlets. The Savvy Psychologist was picked as a Best New Podcast of 2014 on iTunes and was Otto Radio’s Best Healthcare Podcast of 2016.  Dr. Hendriksen earned her Ph.D. at UCLA and completed her training at Harvard Medical School. She lives in the Boston area with her family.