Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

Raise your hand if you're overworked and underpaid. Because that's what I am.

Posted at Nov 16, 2015 12:28 PM, 7 comments

No matter how stressed you are with your work, please for good sake, never drag it home and shove it up to your family.

Posted at Nov 20, 2015 4:08 PM, 0 comments

Underpaid and feeling undervalued. I wish that I could finally be financially stable. But I do have a job. I am grateful for that. Looking forward to better days..

Posted at Nov 19, 2015 9:36 PM, 2 comments

Anyone get anxious just thinking about going to work? Last year my anxiety was so bad I would get panic attacks the second I walked in the door. I ended up missing a week of work. I'm always scared that it is going to happen again.

Posted at Nov 16, 2015 1:16 AM, 1 comments

I like working and being productive but I always get anxiety the night before my shift whenever I've just had a day off 😳 I don't know why it makes me so anxious. I'm fine working a certain number of days in a row, but once I have one off and start up again the next, it just fills me with dread and anxiety. Is that weird? Does anyone else feel that way?

Posted at Nov 19, 2015 3:39 AM, 8 comments

I'm terrified to go to work because I made a dumb mistake and I'm too scared to face it.

Posted at Nov 16, 2015 4:30 AM, 1 comments

I'm tired of the petty office politics that are going on at my work. People can be so spiteful and mean. I keep reminding myself that it all stems from insecurity. It's hard hard to stay out of the drama but I try my best to just focus on my work. Because at the end of the day leaving work with my integrity and work ethics intact is what matters most.

Posted at Nov 15, 2015 10:27 PM, 1 comments

I'm tired of being a waitress. Guests are so entitled.

Posted at Nov 15, 2015 9:02 PM, 1 comments

What do I like doing? What am I good at?

Posted at Nov 15, 2015 6:09 PM, 0 comments

I am getting burned out this week? Is it the weekend yet?

Posted at Nov 19, 2015 12:19 AM, 0 comments

I think I need to find a second job but I'm afraid I'll be too stressed. I had a panic attack the last time I had two but I feel lazy just doing one

Posted at Nov 18, 2015 7:56 AM, 0 comments

New graduate student looking for a job in my field. Although a lot of people have told me that they are rejected a lot before getting their first jobs, I feel absolutely dreadful even applying for a job. Feeling nauseous and blank every time I write a cover letter. My written English is pretty terrible and even when people read over mine and say it's fine, I feel like it's not good enough.

Posted at Nov 21, 2015 6:50 AM, 3 comments

I am a graduate student and I teach at the university I attend. This year I'm teaching two classes and it's so overwhelming. I am so behind in grading and I feel so bad because I want to give these students the best I can give, but I also need to focus on my own studies. My office mates are great, but I feel like we're all so busy that every time I try to reach out and tell them about my depression/anxiety, they have to leave or there isn't enough time to talk.

Posted at Nov 20, 2015 7:08 PM, 1 comments

im having a lot of stress because today is my second day at my internship and i am supposed to bring a laptop but it was broken last night and im afraid theyll get mad at me

Posted at Nov 19, 2015 12:54 PM, 1 comments

I'm a new cashier. I have a bad habit of hitting cash - okay before entering the amount I was given and end up not seeing what I need to give back in change. It makes me feel so stupid.

Posted at Nov 18, 2015 5:45 AM, 1 comments

I am fighting to get a job so I'm working long hours for free so they'll pick me even though I'm the best and I'm still do using high school then I have to go to college and I have to move out at eighteen so I need to have a house by then and I have to pay for it so I need the job and I have insomnia so I can only ever get 5-6 hours of sleep even though I need 10-12

Posted at Nov 18, 2015 4:29 AM, 2 comments

Already dreading work :( trying to think of the positives ... Coming home again?

Posted at Nov 17, 2015 6:41 AM, 2 comments

I teach dance to little kids. When it's raining, they can't go outside. When they can't go outside, they have a lot of pent up energy. When they have a lot of pent up energy, I can't hear myself over them screaming about how much they love Frozen. Today was exhausting.

Posted at Nov 17, 2015 6:04 AM, 0 comments

I'm stressed about telling a boss about someone who was harassing me because I still have to face her every day and work in close proximity. It makes my head hurt because I hate conflict with other people.

Posted at Nov 16, 2015 9:07 AM, 0 comments

I sit in a small office by myself with no windows and no sunlight. I feel like I'm in a dungeon. It's super depressing and I dread going to work each day.

Posted at Nov 20, 2015 7:03 PM, 0 comments

They hired a new guy and I tried to get to know him during the office's thanksgiving lunch. This is particularly hard for me because I have social anxiety. He was dismissive and as soon as a pretty woman walked in, he turned around and started talking to her, leaving me mid sentence. I feel so invisible.

Posted at Nov 20, 2015 4:50 PM, 2 comments

Tomorrow is my first day on my new job, and while I'm happy to have a job again, I'm a little nervous, and hoping that it will prove to be less stressful and still manageable to do both this job and school. I wish I didn't need to work while going to school... "/

Posted at Nov 20, 2015 4:31 AM, 2 comments

I manage a racist jerk that doesn't respect me or my role. His biggest aspiration is to take my boss's job. I've thought about quitting and just letting him win..

Posted at Nov 20, 2015 1:52 AM, 1 comments

en la actualidad la situacion de la industria petrolera cada vez esta mas grave. en mi empresa todo el mundo trabaja estresado , pensando que le van a botar

Posted at Nov 19, 2015 11:17 PM, 0 comments

I have a massive issue with lack of confidence. I don't know if it's just genetic, bullying in the past or what, but I desperately need help with confidence because it is the root of so many of my issues.

Posted at Nov 19, 2015 10:28 AM, 2 comments
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