I just listened to a great Ted talk during my lunch break and it is worthy of sharing with you all:
Here is the talk by Kelly, recommended viewing:
Here is a blog summary version:
And I will share with you my key points, consider these and make adjustments to your own beliefs:
Chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort.
(Go after what ever it is that creates meaning in your life, and then trust yourself to handle the stress that follows.)