Some of these overlap with good practices for TMS'ers. http://successify.net/2012/10/31/22-things-happy-people-do-differently/ I particularly liked this: 11. Avoid social comparison.Everyone works at his own pace, so why compare yourself to others? If you think you’re better than someone else, you gain an unhealthy sense of superiority. If you think someone else is better than you, you end up feeling bad about yourself. You’ll be happier if you focus on your own progress and praise others on theirs.It's something I need to work on myself.