The Davenport

Saboteur Series Part 3: The Avoider

April 19, 2022 With Jamie & Guy Season 1 Episode 79
The Davenport
Saboteur Series Part 3: The Avoider
Show Notes

On this week's episode Jamie and Guy deep dive into another saboteur as part of their Positive Intelligence Saboteur Series: the Avoider. The "Avoider"" is one of the ten types of saboteurs identified by Shirzad Chamine in his work on Positive Intelligence.  He teaches that the saboteurs are the negative voices in our heads that "generate negative emotions" (stress, anxiety, self-doubt, frustration, restlessness, and unhappiness) and "sabotage our performance, wellbeing and relationships". The Avoider saboteur causes a person to focus on the positive and pleasant in an extreme way.  It causes them to avoid difficult and unpleasant tasks and conflicts. While neither Jamie nor Guy have the "Avoider" as their top saboteur, it still shows up for them from time to time.  From doing laundry, to delaying hard conversations with loved ones to putting off doing taxes until the last minute, they share how this saboteur can manifest in their lives. 😓
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Jamie Pyatt LCSW  is a mom, avid beach lover, exercise enthusiast, and a licensed clinical therapist with over 20 yrs of experience. She has worked in hospice care, child abuse intervention, and was an adoption facilitator for 13 years. Jamie loves working with individuals, couples, and teens as they embrace their personal stories and surf the daily waves of life. She makes friends wherever she goes and has a laugh that brightens any room. She believes each one of us deserves love, happiness, and connection ❤️Get to know Jamie better @therealjamiepyatt

 Guy  Balogh is a father of three, car enthusiast, an entrepreneur and small business owner (shout out to @holsterbrands), and a professional business and life coach. Guy loves working with individuals to think bigger, take risks, and maximize opportunities. His quick wit and talent for storytelling pair well with his desire to find the positive in any situation. Get to know Guy better   @therealcoachguy

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