if one hopes to reach his/her goals , obeying the proportional rules is obligatory. and in some cases you should obey the explicit Orders you  here from your supervisor . and in some cases its not a bad idea to custody yourself against the harmful situation. also its being suggested to write your plan. then it is up to you that obey your plan in order to minimize the contradiction between what you do with what you have planned. and some cases you need to push yourself as much as possible to reach your goals.  maybe it is the time to have some cruelty manner with your self. in other word  you can squabble with your soul to achieve a better performance.