If you hunger for certain types of clothes, for which you have little use, put yourself on a diet. Just as you resist too much whipped cream and French pastry to keep your figure in shape, you can say no to those yearned-for but unneeded purchases that lead to a wardrobe that is shapeless and without form.
You just want to get it right so badly, so it's stressful when it comes to those vulnerable, dramatic scenes.
Being able to do research in a real-time way is the way research needs to be done in the future.
I try to research or make up for myself what happened in any character's life. From when he was born until the first page of the script. I fill in the blanks.
I cry in movies a lot, and over books.