You live for stress. If you don't stress about NOT having stress, this isn't the right gig for you. The idea of just getting a bi-monthly paycheck makes you want to vomit. Leading a riskless life puts you to sleep. So there is stress, but if this is the gig for you, you can't live without it. Like Tiger with no golf clubs. Something would be amiss if you didn't have the sticks and stress, neither of which should break your bones.