10 Commandments for reducing stress

1. Thou shalt not be perfect, or even try to be
2. Thou shalt not try to be all things to all people
3. Thou shalt sometimes leave things undone that ought to be done
4. Thou shalt not spread thyself too thinly
5. Thou shalt learn to say no
6. Thou shalt schedule time for thyself and for thy supportive network.
7. Thou shalt switch off and do nothing regularly
8. Thou shalt be boring, untidy, inelegant, and unattractive at times
9. Thou shalt not even feel guilty
10. Especially, thou shalt not be thine own worst enemy but be thine own best friend.