Having high standards is fine if we treat them flexible and we can learn from mistakes. A high bar can encourage you to do your best, master yourself, not give up in the face of adversity, constructive actions for others. He can also chastise us. Setting the bar impossible to leap introduces toxic perfectionism to the stage of our lives, and with it – constant stress and the risk of losing ourselves in various mental disorders. The problem becomes even more severe when the pursuit of perfection goes hand in hand with the fear of failure.