On this week's episode, Jamie and Guy discuss the stickler saboteur - which happens to be another one of Guy's strongest saboteurs. The 'stickler' saboteur 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, well-being, and relationships". He defines the stickler saboteur as wanting perfectionism and a need for order and organization taken too far. The stickler is anxiously trying to make too many things perfect. It can be highly critical of itself and others. It strongly requires self-control. It has high standards and needs to be methodical. There is constant frustration with itself and others. It tends to see the world in black and white. The Stickler can also be a bit of a fixer, believing that they need to fix whatever mess they encounter.
Listen to learn how to manage this for yourself or support the ones you love when they feel sabotaged by this way of negative thinking.
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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 @therealcoachguySupport the show