Your Self Sabotage Survival Guide

How To Go From ‘Why?’ To ‘Why Not?’

Karen Berg

Do you feel like everyone around you is getting ahead while you’re stuck in the same old rut?

And do you blame everyone and everything for your situation—except yourself?

Many of us walk around engaging in negative behaviors and mindsets, and don’t even realize we’re doing it. Every day, people work harder and harder to get—nowhere.


It’s time to stop being second-rate; it’s time to be great! With more than 25 years in the trenches, motivational expert Karen Berg shows you how to transcend the ordinary and become extraordinary with this firm, tough-love program about getting to the point, getting what you want, and getting ahead.


Your Self-Sabotage Survival Guide will help you refocus your energy and get back on track, first by helping you identify the elements of self-sabotage, then by providing sound advice for reinventing yourself and eliminating sabotage from your life.


This essential guide will help you get rid of the “buts,” banish the “if onlys,” and break the cycle of playing it safe. Complete with anecdotes and expert panel interviews, Your Self-Sabotage Survival Guide features checklists, worksheets, quizzes, and more to help you finally get the success you deserve—because you earned it.


"Your Self-Sabotage Survival Guide delivers strong advice and powerful strategies for navigating away from self-sabotage and setting a course for success in both your personal and professional life."
--Christopher "Kip" Forbes, Vice Chairman, Forbes Media LLC


Your Self-Sabotage Survival Guide is a well-packed gem that offers inspiration to both early starters and individuals who need to re-connect with courage and hope. The book skillfully weaves self-reflective narratives of respected mentors spanning multiple disciplines with a systematic exploration of presentation, growth, and transformation.”
—Peregrine M. Kavros, PhD, MBA, clinical instructor, program in human sexuality, department of psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine


Your Self-Sabotage Survival Guide is an essential tool for creating and sustaining success in all your endeavors. Karen Berg’s words will inspire and guide your path through life. She writes with passion and compassion about the challenges we all face and how to overcome them.”
—Robert Maurer PhD, director of Behavioral Sciences, Family Practice Residency Program at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center. Author, The Spirit of Kaizen


"…a must read for those looking to find deep, lasting personal transformation. Karen Berg's real-life stories, lessons, and practical steps challenge the mental models that hold so many of us back from attaining the personal and professional fulfillment we crave. She approaches her topic with warmth, humor, and not a little tough love."
--Portia Mount, SVP Global Marketing, Center for Creative Leadership; founder, Boss Mom blog