How to De-Stress like a Celebrity

Don't let the day-to-day pressures and hassles of life get to you. Unwind celebrity style.


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Feeling a little tense? Learn how to relax with the stress relief tips in these Howcast videos. Advice includes how to cope with panic attacks; how to de-stress like a celebrity; how to eat to reduce stress; how to stop obsessing; how to reduce stress with aromatherapy; and much more.

You Will Need

  • An outdoor retreat
  • A spa
  • Exercise
  • Meditation techniques
  • Comfort food
  • A bubble bath
  • Your family


  1. Step 1

    Get outdoors

    Escape to the great outdoors. Whenever she feels stressed, Sandra Bullock heads to her ranch in Texas and enjoys the sights and sounds of nature.

  2. Step 2

    Hit the spa

    Spend the day at a spa, a tried-and-true relaxation technique for stars from Martha Stewart to George Clooney.

  3. Step 3


    Exercise. Jessica Biel's works out her stress and builds self-confidence by exercising regularly. Go for walks or hit the gym.

  4. Step 4

    Meditate and practice yoga

    Meditate and practice yoga, like Madonna and Sting.

  5. Try a simple meditation technique where you focus on your breathing. Sit in a comfortable position with your back straight, and close your eyes.

  6. Step 5

    Cook and eat comfort food

    Try cooking, like Ghost Whisperer's Jennifer Love Hewitt does. Or eating comfort foods – hers are cupcakes.

  7. Step 6

    Soak in the tub

    Take a long hot bath – with lots of bubbles – or soak in a hot tub. That's what Kristin Chenoweth does to recharge.

  8. Step 7

    Enjoy family time

    Spend time with your family, a favorite for Glenn Close, Kyra Sedgwick, and Angie Harmon.

  9. Many celebrities have suffered from anxiety, including Naomi Judd and Kim Basinger.