Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on our own expectations for ourselves. (Denis Waitley, American motivational speaker)
Living up to the expectations of others can be tough: the coach, who expected you to be a better player or the professor who thought you should write better papers. Even harder might be the expectations you have for yourself. You think you won’t do well, and you don’t. You think you should do better, and the pressure gets to you. Set realistic goals and do your best to reach them.
Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your evaluation of yourselves, measuring yourselves by the faith God has given us (Romans 12:3).