62. Have a holiday at your desk
Imbue the old nine-to-five with a certain glamour and you’ll be amazed at how much tension seeps out of your life. You’ll be raising your standards and that means lowering your stress levels.
There are two ways to have a perfect day. One is in the grand tradition of the Lou Reed song. You hang out for a whole day with someone you really, really love who is loving you right back – or at least tolerating you. You don’t have to do anything because just being with the beloved is so blissful it blocks out the boring little problems that usually stress you out. If you manage twenty days like this in your whole lifetime, you’re doing pretty well.
And then there’s the second way. You build a perfect day for yourself ...