We all tend to view stress as a negative thing—complaining and venting about its causes at every chance we get.
But it’s not always a bad thing. Without stress, we wouldn’t get very far in life. Here’s a good perspective on it: Stress and Spice
Actually, this whole blog—by Mike Collins—is excellent. I highly recommend RSSing it so you can catch his daily witty, yet spot-on, insight into the work world.