The rapid pace of modern life is what causes most people to get stress.
Collocation! For a stress-free life (and for a higher IELTS score for vocabulary), use one of the following instead:
Take a look at some sentences using ‘stress’ and try to identify common collocations. Remember that stress can be a noun as well as a verb, and it also has different forms: stressful, stressed.
Advanced students can consult this comprehensive collocation table for stress.
Above all, try not to become too stressed out by ‘stress’.