Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

Working in media today with the US elections is a mad house, trying to keep my heart rate down and still work fast, be sharp, but my anxiety is through the roof. So scared to lose control

Posted at Nov 9, 2016 7:42 AM, 5 comments

I had a really tough day today. It seemed like no matter how hard i tried i couldn't make things right. Please, i need someone to listen

Posted at Nov 9, 2016 12:09 AM, 2 comments

Going to work this morning, I hope I have a good day. Working in a nursing home can be stressful sometimes

Posted at Nov 12, 2016 11:24 AM, 0 comments

I feel like the faster I run, the further behind I seem to become. I'm always chasing my tail.

Posted at Nov 6, 2016 10:05 PM, 0 comments

I keep letting my work define who I am. So bad days send me spiraling down. Trying to not let my career dictate my own capabilities.

Posted at Nov 7, 2016 1:53 AM, 1 comments

I'm afraid of the chance that I could never progress into a career that would better suit my skills, education, and career goals.

Posted at Nov 9, 2016 12:14 AM, 0 comments

I just found out the place I work for is closing and I'll be losing my job in spring.

Posted at Nov 7, 2016 5:22 AM, 2 comments

During my annual review, my boss said I only had 3 redeeming qualities: 1) in talented, 2) I'm educated, 3) I show up to work. He further explained that outside of that, I'm virtually useless. I decided to resign after this review due to the hint that I was no longer welcomed. I'm still trying to wrap my head around how those qualities aren't welcome. I always felt undervalued working there. Guess I was right.

Posted at Nov 12, 2016 3:25 AM, 6 comments

I'm feeling trapped at work and worry they've come to rely on me too much. I used to appreciate being the know it all and having my hands in everything but now I just wish I didn't have to make every decision or constantly clean up/cover for my employees, coworkers, and bosses. I know I am so lucky to have the opportunity but I am becoming increasingly frustrated and tired. Maybe I just need a break? But I can barely take a sick day..

Posted at Nov 10, 2016 8:51 AM, 3 comments

So fed up at work with how I'm treated by some people and I'm ultra frustrated that I always get the blame for the way people treat me. I am utterly mentally exhausted and am really struggling to cope with forcing myself to be ok here everyday

Posted at Nov 13, 2016 5:29 AM, 3 comments

I feel like a failure. Currently unemployed and unsure of what career/ job field I should go into even though I already graduated college. My savings are shrinking and I don't know what to do anymore. I just want to do something that makes me happy and it seems like no matter how hard I try nothing seems to click or last very long.

Posted at Nov 7, 2016 9:04 AM, 1 comments

Sometimes I feel like I don't deserve my job. I work from home and watch my kids. Sometimes I get so angry that I can't get enough done. Then my superiors say how happy they are with me and it's like I've made it all up in my mind. I love my kiddos so much but I get in work mode and get frustrated with both. I can't give 100% to either.

Posted at Nov 7, 2016 5:59 AM, 4 comments

Work is so stressful right now, I'm struggling. Today should have been a day off, but I still had to go and help. I am grateful for my job, but would like a break once in a while.

Posted at Nov 12, 2016 11:55 PM, 0 comments

Earlier this year I was assigned to work with an older male. But it's clear he doesn't view me as his equal. He's so difficult to work with, he's lazy, doesn't communicate and I end up doing all the work and when things fail, I get all the blame. He takes weeks off at a time without being reprimanded. And I'm worried I get angry with him tomorrow and it sets off an attack...

Posted at Nov 7, 2016 4:16 PM, 4 comments

It happened again tonight... I'm not even on-call (I do tech support and am in a rotation) and yet I'm checking emails... and when I see a message from a customer, I get anxious and feel the need to reach out to help.... I wonder why? Why can't I disconnect? Why can't I trust that others have things under control? Why can't I let go of the feeling that I might get pulled into a support call at any moment?

Posted at Nov 13, 2016 6:36 AM, 1 comments

I dont like coworkers who are bitchy to me for something dumb snd act like they are everything. Its same person all time

Posted at Nov 9, 2016 1:05 PM, 1 comments

I've never told anyone at work about my anxiety, I just try and get on with it. However sometimes I feel pressured and panic, yet I don't feel like I can use my anxiety as an excuse.

Posted at Nov 12, 2016 10:31 AM, 1 comments

I spent 7 years building a business that is my heart and soul, 1 of the very few reasons I am still alive and now, the person that I took in off of the street, homed, fed, clothed and trained up from nothing into a successful person earning a very healthy salary and living the high life , is trying to steal my business from me. What has become of humanity?

Posted at Nov 10, 2016 10:02 PM, 2 comments

I don't know what to do about my future job(s) and that scares me. I know I shouldn't be worry about it but I do need to figure out how to support my family.

Posted at Nov 8, 2016 3:45 PM, 0 comments

My work is very emotionally draining, I miss being mentally challenged instead of feeling like I have to support and fix everyone else when I struggle to be strong myself

Posted at Nov 9, 2016 11:12 PM, 0 comments

Work is just stressing me out to the point ,I just show up ,do my job quietly and go 🏡

Posted at Nov 9, 2016 8:23 PM, 3 comments

Really hate working here, in factories, I broke down last night because I'll never do what I want to do, which is graphic design.

Posted at Nov 8, 2016 11:50 AM, 2 comments

Recently a coworker decided that I was a problem. They never discussed any issues or beef with me, never acted strange. I left for a week and came back to a hostile coworker within the first 20 minutes of my arrival. They stormed out and quit saying they "couldn't work with" me. To the best of my knowledge, and the majority of my other coworkers, I didn't actually do anything to this person.

Posted at Nov 10, 2016 7:06 AM, 5 comments

My job involves a lot of computer use, and my hands hurt so much :(

Posted at Nov 11, 2016 7:22 PM, 1 comments

There's this bully at work that I get scared of interacting with.

Posted at Nov 13, 2016 7:10 AM, 2 comments
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