Recently, while dining at a restaurant, I overheard a conversation between a well-known actress and her two companions, one of whom was evidently her producer. She was describing her last few days as “being uptight.” She made statements such as, “I’ve really been tied up in knots; the stress of our shooting schedule is crushing me; I finally had a good night’s sleep; I just floated off and woke up this morning feeling lighter; I have decided to stay loose.” The producer listened politely and then responded, “You should see the rushes. You look great. We have a good product and when...