The Ten Commandments for Reducing Stress
Thou shalt not be perfect, or even try to be.
Thou shalt not try to be all things to all people.
Thou shalt leave things undone that ought to be done.
Thou shalt not spread thyself too thin.
Thou shalt learn to say NO.
Thou shalt schedule time for thyself and for thy support network.
Thou shalt switch off regularly.
Thou shalt be boring, untidy, inelegant and unattractive at times.
Thou shalt not even feel guilty.
Especially, thou shalt not bee thine own worst enemy, but be thy best friend.
“There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are” – W. Somerset Maugham