Always begin by setting impossibly high standards for yourself.
Compare yourself only with the greatest masters of all times.
Take all criticism as total truth and take it personally.
Condemn all your mistakes and imperfections without mercy.
View your work not as a committment but as a burden to resent.
Fixate on the outcome, and ignore the process.
Identify the success of every endeavor as an assessment of your value as a
Worry constantly about factors beyond your control.
Avoid all meditation and relaxation.
Eliminate your sense of humor.
Never listen to music for pleasure.
If you have a physical problem, seek a quick, easy solution outside
Don't exercise; eat anything at all, anytime you want.
Smoke, drink, use stimulants, take drugs.
Don't fasten your seatbelt.
Take on too much, never say no.
Rate everything as critically and equally important.
Ignore your support networks.
Don't ask for help.
Take no responsibility for your behavior.
Exploit the friendship of others for your short-term advantage.
Stay in the victim position.
When in doubt, blame someone else.