Step 4 Reduce Stress – A little stress can keep us on our toes and even save our life, but too much can lead to poor health and indecision. Stay in tune with your body to determine when you need to unplug and relax. To achieve truly superior health, you must learn to reduce stress. Easier said than done? For sure. Keeping stress to a minimum is often quite a challenge. Baby Step number four is to equip you with the strategies you need to cope with the inevitable stressors in that occur in life.