1. Are your standards higher than those of other people?
2. Are you able to meet your standards? Do you get overly upset if you don’t meet your own standards?
3. Are other people able to meet your standards? Do you get overly upset if others don’t meet your standards?
4. Do your standards help you to achieve your goals or do they get in the way? (e.g. by making you overly disappointed or angry when your standards are not met, by making you get less work done, etc.)
5. What would be the costs of relaxing a particular standard or ignoring a rule that you have?
6. What would be the benefits of relaxing a specific standard or ignoring a rule that you have?