Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

I panic when I have to go back to work after my days off. I hate the way i feel when I'm there; constantly on edge, stressed out, overworked, and just mentally exhausted.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 7:11 AM, 0 comments

I work too much and I'm always burned out at home.

Posted at Aug 23, 2015 10:50 PM, 0 comments

Really hating my job today!!! Been waiting tables for 12 years now and still don't understand the cruelty of people!!' I've been stuffed 3 times in 2 days!!! So people not understand that I make $2 an hour!!!?? I have a family I'm trying to support here!!!! So frustrated!!

Posted at Aug 27, 2015 8:12 PM, 0 comments

Working in the mental health field during this budget crisis is stressful, to say the least. Part of me likes my job, but part of me is already wishing I could move on to the next thing.

Posted at Aug 27, 2015 8:46 PM, 0 comments

I can never do anything right at work. I feel so useless and upset. It spikes my anxiety. I'm terrified of losing my job.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 2:59 PM, 0 comments

I get a paid vacation week and sometimes I feel so guilty that I don't have a social life that I try to think of things I can force myself to do that sound fun just so I have an answer when ppl ask me what I did for vacation :(

Posted at Aug 23, 2015 9:26 PM, 0 comments

I work at a school/daycare. So imagine how much responsibility I have. I just really dislike when parents are so unappreciative in what I do for them and their kids. I'm basically a second mother to most of those kids and the parents are still rude.

Posted at Aug 29, 2015 12:30 AM, 0 comments

I'm so sick of being blamed for everything, so sick of being told I'm not doing enough. I try so harder and it's still not enough. I don't know what to do.

Posted at Aug 28, 2015 3:56 AM, 0 comments

I take care of people all day for work and come home to take care of my family. I feel like all I do is work. I'm too young for this. I want to run away.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 6:10 AM, 0 comments

Hard to avoid stress when you deal with thousands of people, and 50 or so co-workers each day but I just try to bring smiles wherever and whenever possible

Posted at Aug 24, 2015 9:24 PM, 0 comments

I work in our family business. This has been the worst month fiancally. Everyone is stressed and yelling. I'm apparently the calm one cause I'm just sitting here quiet. I feel my chest tightening and I want to scream or shut down. I don't even know. There's nothing I can do. There's nothing any of us can really. It's bad month. But I'm crumbling.

Posted at Aug 27, 2015 3:15 PM, 0 comments

I'm always messing up. I've had this job for years and everyone thinks of me as a joke. I feel like it's my first day every time I go back and it causes me so much anxiety. sometimes I want to cry at work. I feel like a child.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 11:04 PM, 0 comments

I am a tattoo artist and I have not been able to work for over a year due to my anxiety and depression. It is horrible because I have my dream job and can't even do it.

Posted at Aug 28, 2015 4:32 PM, 0 comments

I work a desk job and have been taking on the job of 3 people (while only getting paid for one). I have told my boss numerous times that we need to hire someone else for some of the work I do, but two years later and no such luck. I don't feel supported or appreciated. But I can't quit because I can't find another job and I need the health insurance for my chronic pain.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 2:02 AM, 0 comments

I have been so anxious and stressed lately. I got the job offer to a dream job in another state but thinking about moving my life to a different place has me going crazy! I don't know how to calm down. I feel like i'm on the brink of an anxiety attack...

Posted at Aug 27, 2015 7:49 PM, 0 comments

I just got a promotion, but was moved to a different section in the company. Almost everyone that I supervise in this new section seems is angry that they did not get the promotion and they are highlighting every mistake I make as I learn to completely fulfill my new role. My manager and area manager are hard on me and also point out shortcomings to me daily, and I'm feeling really overwhelmed. My relationship at home has also suffered as I try to prove myself at work. He feels second-best.

Posted at Aug 25, 2015 4:09 PM, 0 comments

I work my ass off for $8.25 an hour. I have no money and it makes me sick.

Posted at Aug 25, 2015 2:59 AM, 0 comments

I failed my nursing board exam, and I'm depressed. I quit my job, which I loved, early so I could study for it. Now I'm unemployed, and I can't take the test again for two months. The soonest I can get hired is now January because the processing takes so long. All of my friends and classmates are passing, but I'm getting left behind. I graduated magma cum laude with many honors from my university, but I feel like a failure for the failing the one test I had to pass.

Posted at Aug 25, 2015 12:31 PM, 0 comments

I'm looking for work after years of being a stay at home dad. I had a small home based business that helped, but I didn't earn enough to report. My credit is garbage because of bank errors they refuse to admit to. This last job I applied for required a back check and I feel like they're going to decide I was an idiot for even trying. On paper my history probably looks ridiculous. I've been on edge for days because I'm waiting for them to call and tell me how much I suck.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 7:49 PM, 0 comments

With anxiety and depression crippling everything I do I have a hard time sticking with a job. I have a new desk job now and I'm scared I will accidently let sometime slip by me and I will get fired.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 4:16 PM, 0 comments

I've been working at this place for nearly 2 years and recently I can't tell if my depression and anxiety is trying to engulf me, or if I sincerely hate my job. I love the people I work with but the work load is extremely stressful. I'll be working closes to opens and can barely sleep or eat. I just want to find a new job and quit, but I don't know if I could leave this place 😓

Posted at Aug 27, 2015 12:51 AM, 0 comments

When you are the only one responsible for payroll, operational capital, production of products, fundraising from investors, inspiring a team to keep working for and with you, and keeping confidence with customers... And your friends tell you you're no fun because you're always tired, when its because you care about your stakeholders and having integrity. Having a support group that DOESNT support-yeah, about that.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 5:23 AM, 0 comments

I manage at a pizza place and I hate it. I wish I would had never agreed to get promoted. I'm good at my job but I get cussed out almost everyday because people are assholes and find anything to complain about to get free pizzas. Some of co workers respect me but some don't. Won't do anything and will tell people I'm a bitch for just trying to do my job. I've also have had a women stab behind my store one night and I had to call the cops. Ever since then I hate being there. I wish I could quit.

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 3:02 AM, 0 comments

I have recently diagnosed myself as a workaholic, and as much as I love every job or task I do, my Type A personality just ends up leading me to be stressed all the time and can never relax. Basically if I ever have a minute of actual downtime, my brain thinks, "well, you could be doing this!" And I proceed to be stressed about being unproductive so then I do something productive. Its a vicious cycle! D= can anyone relate?

Posted at Aug 26, 2015 2:33 AM, 0 comments

I have no idea what I'm doing. I'm a 30 year old waitress with a 2 year old and 3 year old, I need to work more but don't know how I'll ever afford to put them in day care or preschool!! My husband hates his job and he's never home, I wish we could both be home with the kids more. I almost wish he would quit so we could have more time together even though we'd be struggling even more financially, and he would lose his company car. Time to re prioritize and shuffle things around!

Posted at Aug 27, 2015 7:55 PM, 0 comments
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