Meetings can be both stressful and the single most effective way to move a project to the next level. The earlier if you have too many meetings in a row without a clear purpose, the latter to work through challenges, that may be perceived as greater than they actually are while being discussed in epic emails back and forth.
Don't sweat it if your asked to take notes during a meeting. There is a 7 point, easy and effective formula for taking kick-ass meeting minutes that will make you look like a pro when you're done. Log important decisions, and create a helpful point of reference for everyone who attends. Following this wont take more then 20 minutes of your time after the actual meeting to compose.