In my quest to unlearn bad habits, I have been realizing one of the reasons for my atrocious tone is because I am pulling down on the strings with my fretting hand (right). It mostly happens when I try to play barre cords but I find I do it almost all of the time. Any suggestions on how to stop pulling down on the strings when playing? I mostly play standing up, but there are times when I'm sitting and I do it too. Blimey!!! Also my ring finger on my right hand...I think I'm going to shoot it. I really hate this finger as it just does not want to fret properly. Notes sound like a wounded duck when I try using it. Thanks all!