The truth is we end stress in the present moment--right here, right now--not once and for all. We either end stress by choosing to be undaunted and at peace the moment a stressor raises its head ... or we don't. Peace is the polar opposite of stress and anxiety.
Discuss "craft" with Scott Constable, whose training includes apprenticeships under master woodworkers and who specialization in traditional joinery, and you're likely to hear about such things as traditional bodgery and English guilds.
Gratifying our most immediate needs and desires provides bursts of pleasure, but they're usually short-lived. We derive the most enduring sense of meaning and satisfaction in our lives when we serve something larger than ourselves.