Actress-singer Lucie Arnazapplies the principles of David Friedman's Thought Exchange program to her daily life. "I try to exchange the thought that is making me feel stressed," she says. "Instead of 'I've got too much on my plate!' I say, 'This is a feast!'"
Fast Fact: It's good to be an optimist. Research shows that in addition to reducing their stress, positive thinkers experience such health benefits as a decreased risk of coronary artery disease, greater resistance to the common cold, improved breathing, better coping skills, and increased longevity.
Run for It
Nancy Travis, who costars in the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show, combats stress by running five miles three or four mornings a week. "I also enjoy being with friends and my family. And you can't beat a good massage!" She doesn't get massages as often as she'd like, though: "Lately, it's grab a shoulder rub at the nail salon."
Fast Fact: A 120-pound person can burn 270 calories by jogging 30 minutes.