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Sunday, March 23, 2008

Ten Commandments for Stress Reduction

Author: Unknown

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.

4. Thou shalt not spread thyself too thin.

5. Thou shalt learn to say “no.”

6. Thou shalt schedule time for thyself and for thy support network.

7. Thou shalt switch thyself off, and do nothing regularly.

8. Thou shalt not even feel guilty for doing nothing, or saying no.

9. Thou shalt be boring, untidy, inelegant, and unattractive at times.

10. Especially, thou shalt not be thine own worst enemy, but rather, be thine own best friend.

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