Focussing on the negative- To be always observing faults and wrong movements brings depression and discourages the faith.
<ref>http://incarnateword.in/cwsa/31/steps-towards-overcoming-difficulties#p28</ref> You have to observe them, of course, but not stress them.<ref>http://incarnateword.in/cwsa/31/dealing-with-depression-and-despondency#p22</ref> Instead by focussing on the good part and giving it strength, will help in the progress.
The mental being within watches, observes and passes judgment on all that happens in you. The psychic does not watch and observe in this way like a witness, but it feels and knows spontaneously in a much more direct and luminous way by the very purity of its own nature and the divine instinct within it, and so, whenever it comes to the front it reveals at once what are the right and what the wrong movements in your nature. <ref>http://incarnateword.in/cwsa/28/the-jivatman-in-the-integral-yoga#p40</ref>