Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

I love my job and the fact that my anxiety is beginning to make it unbearable is killing me

Posted at Jul 29, 2015 10:25 PM, 0 comments

I've always felt like my job/career should make me happy. Right now my job makes me anxious, stressed and depressed. I've been looking for new jobs and that also has made me anxious.

Posted at Jul 29, 2015 5:58 PM, 0 comments

I'm a new nurse &today was awful. It's just so much to learn &it makes me feel so inadequate when I don't know things. I wonder if I am where I should "be" for week 3. Sometimes I'll feel good and be like wow I get this-and others I feel lost/overwhelmed. Some mean nurse who eats her young put me on the spot today on something I haven't learned. Then I feel she was talking bad about me after.๐Ÿ˜” I'm just trying to keep in mind how I feel on my good days and why I want to do this.

Posted at Jul 27, 2015 1:13 PM, 0 comments

I hate constantly feeling like an outsider. And the paranoia that people are always talking about me

Posted at Jul 30, 2015 4:43 PM, 0 comments

I started a new job three months ago and my anxiety was through the roof. I would call in sick a lot because I'd have massive panic attacks. I eventually quit not long ago with nothing else to go to and I feel fantastic. I hate not having money but I feel positive ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Posted at Jul 27, 2015 12:45 AM, 0 comments

I need to find a new job because it's causing me too much stress. I feel stupid because I know all jobs are stressful in their own ways. But mine is so full of bitchiness and I feel like my depression is causing lapses of concentration and I'm doing everything wrong. I just don't know how to deal with it anymore.

Posted at Aug 1, 2015 11:46 PM, 0 comments

How do you manage your anxiety, if for example, you make a mistake at work? I started at a new job a couple weeks ago so I feel like I can't really use the whole "I'm new" excuse a lot anymore and I have a hard time moving on or getting over something I did. Normally what's happened is something small but I still feel like I'm being judged for it.

Posted at Jul 31, 2015 10:21 PM, 0 comments

Wanted to be helpful, left feeling useless

Posted at Jul 30, 2015 12:53 AM, 0 comments

I'm a teacher, and the amount of stress I carry is directly proportional to my kids' actions toward me. I try to meditate before each class, but that's stopped working. The ups and downs of this job are so unpredictable, making it almost impossible to predict the future. I want to love my job, but it's getting increasingly more difficult.

Posted at Jul 29, 2015 11:28 PM, 0 comments

I've been super depressed at my internship lately. I'll start to tear up at my desk for no reason and have to dig my nails into my forearms just to gain some sense of control. There's nowhere in my building I can go for privacy and I feel trapped. My family is across the country and I want to just get them on the phone and cry, but at the same time I don't want to be a bother. I'm not sure I can handle coming in to the office the rest of this week.

Posted at Jul 28, 2015 7:31 PM, 0 comments

I started working at a new job part time recently. This is only my 4th week there and I've made quite a few mistakes already (one of which really got me in trouble). I'm trying not to let my faults dictate my future at this job but I just don't think some people there really like me anymore and that's hard for me to accept.

Posted at Jul 28, 2015 4:37 AM, 0 comments

I had a huge anxiety attack last night and I decided to skip work today. I work two jobs and I can no longer function at either of them because of my depression and anxiety. I'm trying not to feel guilty because I'm putting my well-being before work, but it's hard.

Posted at Jul 27, 2015 2:07 PM, 0 comments

I think almost all of my anxiety comes from my job. I work in a retail pharmacy. About a quarter of my day is spent being yelled at by patients. I used to be able to handle it better because I had a great team behind me, and we really relied on each other. Now I have a new manager and she's pushing everyone out the door with her behavior. Applying for different jobs now, so hopefully I'm gone in the next month!

Posted at Jul 27, 2015 3:57 AM, 0 comments

Because my anxiety is going crazy ,I'm falling into old habits like avoidance. Been trying to avoid work as long as possible before I'm like "yeah I need to be at work now"because sometimes I do panic there... like I leave last minute so I'm like a few mins late. Got a warning today for being late which set me into a panic attack which lasted half hour... then had to try carry on with work as normal when I felt like I was gonna die. Great day at work

Posted at Jul 26, 2015 11:26 PM, 0 comments

I'm currently a full time student and working full time at mcdonalds all the while training for a management position there in half the time as reccomended. I get very little time there to do the work and when I am at work I'm surrounded by toxic managers and a constant rush due to a nnearby factory. Doesn't help that I get put in the crappiest and most stressful position day after day because I'm one of the only people good at it.... sucks being punished for being a hard worker.

Posted at Aug 2, 2015 1:27 AM, 0 comments

I've been sleep deprived for 6 days out of the past 8 days trying to complete an assessment for my dream job. I'm so obsessed with getting it done and that it's perfect, especially since I told them I'd have it in by last Friday. I feel like a failure. It's a vicious cycle. I blew it. Goddamn.

Posted at Aug 1, 2015 4:21 AM, 0 comments

I'm going to paint apartments later today and tomorrow and although it isn't hard I get very anxious being around people without the option to leave.

Posted at Jul 29, 2015 6:58 PM, 0 comments

So many stroppy people in the work place ๐Ÿ˜ซ

Posted at Jul 28, 2015 11:49 AM, 0 comments

I have a little time off between two work trips, but that means I have been away from my main work email for a while. I haven't heard a peep out of anyone from my office, which usually means something really bad is waiting for me. It is hard to relax when you are waiting for a kick to the face. I am always waiting for the next thing to go wrong.

Posted at Jul 27, 2015 3:41 PM, 0 comments

This is my second week being a caregiver for a 17 yr old, with severe autism. Although last week went smoothly, I worry that he may have an episode today, and today I am more tired than usual. Pray for patience

Posted at Jul 26, 2015 3:06 PM, 0 comments

i screwed up so much at this job interview and i hate myself peace out

Posted at Aug 1, 2015 5:42 PM, 0 comments

I just started working at my very first job, and my parents are making me feel like I'm going to get fired or they're going to replace me if I don't do everything and turn everything in at a reasonable time or in a certain manner..

Posted at Jul 31, 2015 12:42 AM, 0 comments
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