Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

Have been out of work on fmla. I have bipolar 2 disorder as well as anxiety/depression. I am going back to work Monday. I went in to the office today, was extremely anxious and it went fine. Everyone was excited to see me! It took away lots of my anxiety. I think I can do this.

Posted at Dec 2, 2016 11:18 PM, 1 comments

Formatting in Microsoft word. Goooood lord is that ever frustrating. But good news, I'm not letting it drag my whole day down right now!

Posted at Dec 1, 2016 7:59 PM, 3 comments

I hate my job. It's destroying my mental health. I've been looking for a new one for a month now with no success... I'm so frustrated. It feels like I'm just testing myself to see how long I can go without walking out one day.

Posted at Nov 29, 2016 4:55 AM, 4 comments

I feel like I do so many things wrong at work. I try but I'm too distracted. I think I'm doing things right but then I realize I forgot something important, or didn't see a really bad error. I feel like I'll never do a good job and no one will want to employ me.

Posted at Nov 28, 2016 11:08 PM, 0 comments

Priorities: Everything else > Me. I work far beyond the hours that are normal for my job due to over analyzing. I got a promotion about 3 months ago and I felt like I was standing in the intersection of life with so many major changes personally and professionally and I feel like I cannot get out of the fog. I am a recovering people pleaser/worrier. Feedback from my supervisor is: stop trying to be a perfectionist, mistakes will happen. He's right. I need to get out of these habits. Any advice?

Posted at Dec 3, 2016 12:46 PM, 3 comments

I finally managed to get the nerve to find a new job hand my notice in and get away from the worst manager iv ever met! She got her tuppance in by saying oh the grass insnt greener, let me tell you the grass is greener and the sun shines brighter over here!!!

Posted at Nov 30, 2016 11:16 PM, 4 comments

I used to love my job, now I dread going in to work. Part of me wants to quit, but I wouldn't make as much if I did manage to find a job somewhere else. Employment is scarce around here and I can't afford to be without money coming in, but I'm not sure my mental health can take much more.

Posted at Nov 30, 2016 4:10 AM, 2 comments

I have a job interview on wed for my dream job, I'm already having panic attacks preparing for it. My nerve always get the better of me in interviews, the same happened in a mock interview today with a career guide

Posted at Nov 28, 2016 7:27 PM, 2 comments

It seems like my boss thinks I'm stupid. He keeps putting me down, treating me like a little kid or something. He's so misogynist and I can't take this. I struggle with depression and I am constantly triggered by how he acts and overreacts. I try to keep the positive thoughts and vibes but I can't do this alone.

Posted at Nov 28, 2016 10:11 PM, 0 comments

I got fired yesterday. During a really hard time in my life, my boss reached out to me and admitted feelings for me. I was stupid and alone so I fell for it. When he was done with me, he fired me. I can't stop blaming myself.

Posted at Dec 2, 2016 10:58 PM, 3 comments

I recently found one of my clients deceased today was the first day I have been back since I found her.. I've made peace with the situation and I miss her very much.. now I'm dealing with PTSD and having panic attacks and high anxiety I've only had to deal with fight or flight once before but this was totally unexpected and it's like my body is reacting to the panic.. I have been doing breathing excersizes and talking w people.. This place has really helped me a lot for that I am grateful 😊

Posted at Nov 29, 2016 4:41 AM, 2 comments

I really struggle with work. I feel like I'm always doing everything wrong. I know I'm not but it's just how I feel. I freak out on the way to work and have he worst anxiety attacks. I know I'll be fine when I get there but it's just getting there i struggle with. Anyone got any tips???

Posted at Nov 27, 2016 3:22 PM, 6 comments

I have so much work to get done is so little time. I hate it when I procrastinate I know I have work but I put it off. I hate myself for doing that

Posted at Dec 4, 2016 5:57 AM, 3 comments

Working part time in retail while having high anxiety can be hell at times :")

Posted at Nov 27, 2016 11:22 PM, 0 comments

I don't work but I'm looking for a job atm.

Posted at Nov 30, 2016 6:53 AM, 0 comments

I'm sitting in a room of screaming children and my stress levels were already shot

Posted at Dec 4, 2016 12:46 AM, 1 comments

I lied about being sick today (well, the real reason I was sick) because I have had an absolutely awful week and just couldn't handle the stress anymore this week. Normally with meds and coping strategies I do fine, but I already had one panic attack earlier in the week, and sitting down yet again at 9pm to work for hours on end just to teach at 7am was paralyzingly. I know it's just bc I have way more stress in my personal life ATM, but after doing fairly well for awhile it was crippling.

Posted at Dec 3, 2016 4:30 AM, 2 comments

I was promoted 6 months ago and just 2 weeks ago, my job hours changed from unlimited to 40hrs. I was optimistic at first thinking it would allow me to have a work/life balance but the new schedule is just making me stressed more than ever. I love the job but the stress it's causing now makes me want to rethink my previous optimism.

Posted at Nov 30, 2016 3:53 AM, 1 comments

Anxiety is the most inconvenient thing I could've developed. It comes out of no where and I'm so scared it will cost me my job in the future

Posted at Nov 30, 2016 10:02 AM, 0 comments

I want to quit my job, and am currently trying to figure out what I'll do next, but I'm having anxiety of almost phobic proportion about actually calling my manager to put in my notice... I'm going to wait to quit until I find something else, but how do I get over this fear hurdle about making that call??

Posted at Nov 30, 2016 8:44 PM, 4 comments

I just can't understand those people who will talk behind your back! They are being so insensitive! Here's the catch... I'm not even doing anything wrong to them! Just because they heard a story they can spread out and which they don't like, doesn't mean they could just spread things to other people not involved. It's a choice they're not being asked about. So mind your own business! So, they are just getting into the picture for what???

Posted at Dec 3, 2016 8:14 AM, 1 comments

Today was a weird day. Don't know why. Went to work & realized I was sick of seeing everybody there. Wasn't myself. Usually I'm friendly, positive, best foot forward kind of person. I think what bothers me is a realization that everybody at work isn't my friend, not loyal & only for themselves. Can't be friends with fellow workers I know but I'm one that works a lot & all those that surround me then aren't friends or people I can trust. Wutta drag. Depressing.

Posted at Nov 30, 2016 6:13 AM, 1 comments

Just started my fist job a month ago and I'm nervous that I'm not doing something right or I'm forgetting to do something before I lock up. It's been very stressful not knowing how good or bad of a job I've been doing.

Posted at Dec 4, 2016 5:14 AM, 0 comments

Ive only started working at this fastfood restaurant for about two months now and I think Im about to get fired. Well, It was my fault and I own up to. Besides from being such a homebody and frequently missing home and my parents, Im also a fulltime student which is so hard for me to balance. I'm slowly accepting the fact that I might get fired and Im okay with it. I bursted out crying talking to my mom and she made me feel a bit better. I don't know, I still feel like a disappointment.

Posted at Nov 29, 2016 4:24 AM, 0 comments

I hate when employees use family emergencies every time they call in and I have to cover their ass!!!!! I know you're too hung over to come in and no one else I work with EVER wants to work on their days off so, sure, I don't mind covering your ass and working your shift on top of mine..... not!!!! Downsides of being a manager is seeing the bullshit but not being able to do anything about it......uhg... just a rant...

Posted at Dec 2, 2016 8:20 PM, 2 comments
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