FOLLOW Recognize self-sabotaging habits Procrastination. Start setting deadlines and mini-deadlines to work toward your objective. Negative self-talk/negative thinking. Be patient with yourself; be kind to yourself. Work to build yourself up. Perfectionism. It is an impossible standard that keeps you from moving forward.
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