The Psychology Behind Self Sabotage with Olesya Luraschi
In this episode, Olesya Luraschi joins me to discuss the psychology behind self sabotage, and how to improve our mindset through research-based techniques.
We explore why high-performing entrepreneurs often self-sabotage, and learn practical strategies for letting go of over-focusing and handling anticipatory anxiety. We also discuss maintaining motivation, the power of implementation intention, and the transformative impact of personal growth.
Olesya Luraschi is a Harvard-trained Leadership Coach. She coaches professionals at companies like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft to help them work at peak levels as leaders, by using evidence-backed psychology to improve their mindset, communication, and lives.
We talk about:
- [0:00] Intro
[2:15] Why high-performing people self-sabotage
[5:10] How to start letting our over-focusing go
[7:05] Tips for handling anticipatory anxiety
[12:20] How to loosely let go of imperfection
[16:55] How to refocus what our brain looks at as a reward
[20:20] Tips for maintaining motivation
[22:55] What is ‘implementation intention’
[25:55] Powerful transformations that come with this shift
[27:35] How to implement what you’ve learned here today
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