Stress, yes it's part of our lives but it is was designed to help us not hurt us. Most of us are no longer exploring forests anymore but we're living like bears are hiding behind every corner and our adrenaline-fueled brains are too pumped to recognise the ridiculous of this. We need to step back, regroup and strategise our approach to the world we now live in.
Judgement creates a barrier which prevents acceptance. Acceptance in this sense is not about taking on board someone else's beliefs, values etc as your own but accepting another's right to be different.