Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

I wish I could quit the job I hate. I believe my mental health would improve if I quit but I'm afraid that I would ruin my career chances. I'm already having a hard enough time getting a new job as it is.

Posted at Jul 14, 2016 5:18 PM, 3 comments

It's so crazy how you can't make friends at work if you're cool with anyone on the job they whisper and make up lies , and rumors , it's just the worst .

Posted at Jul 12, 2016 6:17 AM, 1 comments

Really can't trust anybody on the job so I stay to myself it's the best method of all.

Posted at Jul 12, 2016 10:57 AM, 1 comments

Things are looking up. Getting things done a little at a time . Doing this make me feel less stressed and asking for help when I need it.

Posted at Jul 13, 2016 10:44 PM, 0 comments

I was constantly guilt-tripped as a child. As an adult, I'm constantly guilt-tripped by my boss and managers. I know I'm a good person with good intentions but I'll never seem that way in my bosses's eyes.

Posted at Jul 11, 2016 12:54 AM, 2 comments

I go over and above the work I'm supposed to do, I work 20 hours extra a week and have no sign of a pay rise. I feel like I am being took advantage of.

Posted at Jul 11, 2016 9:01 PM, 2 comments

I moved into a new position at work and had no training. I feel overworked and overwhelmed with expectations from higher management and don't feel I can carry on.

Posted at Jul 13, 2016 6:48 AM, 1 comments

I'm the peace maker at my work. Being a manager, team members often come to you to vent about others at work. This really wears me out sometimes. I don't like hearing negativity on a daily basis about how hard it is to work with that someone. Even if I agree. Complaining about them won't make the situation better or easier. I wish everyone could get along and be positive.

Posted at Jul 10, 2016 6:18 PM, 2 comments

The only thing stopping me from not running over my boss with a truck is the fact that I can't drive and don't own a truck..

Posted at Jul 10, 2016 9:23 PM, 0 comments

This isn't work-specific, but commute-specific. I'm used to Japanese trains where people are quiet. Americans are incredibly loud and nasty in what they talk about. I can stand it and feel like I'm going crazy. It's an hour and twenty minute train ride.

Posted at Jul 14, 2016 1:24 AM, 3 comments

I spent 9 years studying in my career field and have my masters. With $100,000 in student loans and I'm realizing this career may not be for me. I'm anxious and feel like I'm stuck and won't be happy doing this job forever but don't want to let others down. I can't afford to go back to school now either. I dread going to work each day

Posted at Jul 11, 2016 1:13 AM, 2 comments

I started a new job a month ago, which I was anxious about anyway. Then they've barely trained me since I started. And a woman I work with blew up at me, shouting and swearing and I had a huge panic attack. And now I'm too scared to go into work today and I'm just in bed crying pathetically and I don't know what to do.

Posted at Jul 16, 2016 7:26 AM, 5 comments

I'm a substitute teacher and school will be starting again in about 10 days. I'm feeling very nervous since I live with chronic pain. It's hard for me to work because I hurt all day when I do, so I'm already worrying and working myself up about it. I don't like to take my pain meds because sometimes they trigger anxiety and once in awhile cause a panic attack -- so usually I just live with the pain. Because of all of this I've been having a really hard time sleeping every night.

Posted at Jul 15, 2016 2:14 PM, 3 comments

Just started a new job as a host. I felt like I was being social and talkative. But my manager said I was too quiet and shy and I need to learn to break out of my "shell" and that was a big let down to myself because i actually thought I was doing just fine.

Posted at Jul 15, 2016 2:07 AM, 4 comments

I got promoted to a new job that is very challenging and my co worker that was supposed to help me learn this job, told me today that he is getting done. Gonna be a struggle!

Posted at Jul 13, 2016 12:58 AM, 0 comments

I hear all the time about companies who are moving to hire telecommute employees. I cant't find one that I qualify for and I need a job that I can work from home and get a steady paycheck. I had one opportunity where I was hired, but it fell through because they were not equipped to hire people in my state. I'm on the verge of losing my home. It's getting to the point where just applying for job (or even the thought of doing so) riddles me with anxiety. Dibilitatingly so.

Posted at Jul 12, 2016 2:10 AM, 2 comments

Went to the library ..quiet, peaceful , beautiful surroundings and did 30 min. Of deleting papers.

Posted at Jul 12, 2016 1:02 AM, 0 comments

I work at a poorly run summer camp and dread going to work because of the paycheck. The kids are great though, and that makes it better.

Posted at Jul 11, 2016 10:02 PM, 0 comments

I love my job but I don't get paid anywhere near enough to live in my area. I feel like it's my fault because I didn't try to negotiate higher. But now I'm almost four months in and am still living in a cramped two-bedroom condo with five other people. I would change my job, but I have a history of job-hopping due to travel and want to stay in this role for at least another year. This is stressing me out beyond belief. I'm saving as much as I can in order to leave the state when I'm done here.

Posted at Jul 13, 2016 4:29 AM, 0 comments

I work in a position that travel is expected up to 25% of the time. However, only certain team members travel and the same people get asked first. Myself being one of them. The people who don't have children are seen as having less valuable personal lives and are more able to travel. It's not fair and travel is still very stressful for me.

Posted at Jul 11, 2016 4:55 AM, 0 comments

My work best friend is being given the hours I asked for. I'm happy for her, but at the same time concerned I did something wrong considering they were promised to me a year ago. Maybe it just wasn't meant to be.

Posted at Jul 13, 2016 8:34 AM, 0 comments

While owning your own business is an incredible lucky thing to have, when it's your family as well, it's a stressful situation. I find myself sugar coating problems for the fear of hurt feelings. It's difficult to not take your work home with you. How can I make my company better? How can make ever customer happy? My mind never settles. It's my life and my family's livelihood on the line. A vacation would probably help....

Posted at Jul 14, 2016 1:27 AM, 0 comments

I've spent two months helping to plan a team building day at work. I'm really really worried about it, especially my activity as there are about 70 people coming...

Posted at Jul 14, 2016 7:29 PM, 0 comments

this seems stupid but tomorrow i start my first day of my first job which is a lifeguarding job and i have never been more nervous. im self concious about my body and i have to wear a bathingsuit what everyone realizes how fat i am, what if everyone hates me, what if someone gets hurt on my watch, what if i do something wrong and get fired?? ugh i just wish i could skip tomorrow

Posted at Jul 16, 2016 4:57 AM, 1 comments
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