I am probably harder on myself than anyone else. (I know I’m harder on myself than anyone else is to my face.) I set a very high standard in just about everything that I do and then, if I don’t measure up in my own eyes, I’m very self critical. This perfectionism got me great results when it came to grades and test scores in high school and college, when I was competing in horseback riding or in ballroom dancing, and it’s part of what brings me back to the computer to write my blog every single day. It has some very positive, practical applications.