The words we use matter… choose descriptions of your experience wisely

The label ‘self sabotage’ is a misunderstanding that cultivates an unhealthy relationship to self. 

The words we use matter.

Imagine someone coming along and accusing you of sabotage…plotting to undermine you. What kind of relationship dynamic is that?

If you notice you’re doing or not doing a behaviour that seems out of alignment with what you really want, invite curiosity instead of judgement, and ask yourself what is the positive intention behind my behaviour. Acknowledge and appreciate it as a first step towards a good relationship with yourself.

How can you honour the intention behind the behaviour in a new and different way?

With warmth,


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I’m Amy Bell, NLP Trainer & Coach.

For close to a decade I have been exploring, learning and experimenting with NLP. I’ve trained extensively in both Australia and Europe with some of the worlds most acclaimed NLP Trainers.

I’m both intensely curious, and obsessive about my own ongoing development, the creation and delivery of my work and the results I get for my people. 

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