They might not have come from a higher authority, but these commandments will reduce stress:

  1. Thou shalt organize thyself;
  2. Thou shalt give thyself positive feedback;
  3. Thou shalt reward thyself with enjoyable leisure;
  4. Thou shalt exercise;
  5. Thou shalt relax;
  6. Thou shalt take rest breaks;
  7. Thou shalt listen to what your body is telling you;
  8. Thou shalt eat a balanced diet;
  9. Thou shalt smile a lot;
  10. Thou shalt ask for help when you need it.