Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

I fluctuate between thinking I am overqualified for my job and thinking that I am imposter who doesn't deserve a paycheck.

Posted at Sep 6, 2017 4:27 AM, 1 comments

So desperate for a better paying job, but the thought of starting somewhere new gives me anxiety...

Posted at Sep 8, 2017 3:54 AM, 1 comments

It feels like my colleagues have picked up on my insecurities. Any time I make the slightest mistake they are on me like a hawk on a titmouse, which makes me feel even worse. And I then can't ask for help because I am sick of the eye-rolls and 'oh [name] what are we going to do with you?' Thing is that the people I am there to actually look after love me (I am a carer) and ask for me to be the one to give them their personal care, etc. I know that I am good at my job. Why do I undermine myself?

Posted at Sep 6, 2017 5:01 PM, 1 comments

Really hoping I can get through work today without having a complete breakdown, I got up early have had a lavender bath, lit an insence burner and have had a couple of calms. My new job in a call centre is hell on earth.

Posted at Sep 7, 2017 7:08 AM, 4 comments

i'm working a double today. 10:30 AM to around 11 PM or midnight. It's going to be a long day, but I know I can do it. I actually like doubling because it doesn't give me any time to think about the stress in my life, only work stress. i've got a good feeling about today.

Posted at Sep 7, 2017 2:54 PM, 0 comments

Starting an farming apprentiship finally doing something I love, trust me guys do what YOU want to do!

Posted at Sep 5, 2017 10:07 PM, 1 comments

How can I be 3 weeks into this new job and already hate it so much?? 😫

Posted at Sep 5, 2017 2:53 PM, 0 comments

I just read an article about working no more than 4 hours per day. In those days I'm re-thinking about myself but also the life we are SUPPOSED to live.

Posted at Sep 6, 2017 8:08 AM, 0 comments

How do you know when to change jobs?

Posted at Sep 10, 2017 4:55 AM, 4 comments

This past week and a half I've been in a weird place, my mental health hasn't been bad persay, it's been really good actually! I just think I was really frazzled with school, work, and other appointments along with getting a nasty ear nose and throats infection. I kept making these tiny stupid mistakes at work and annoying my managers.... none of it was on purpose, I was trying to do my best work but I kept Messing up. I feel super guilty about it too😩 I know I shouldn't be but I can't help it

Posted at Sep 10, 2017 2:14 AM, 1 comments

I am trying my best at work, checking all the details and rechecking. But i am still making mistakes. I am worried i have been promoted above my abilities. I got the job over someone i now manage and i know she doesnt respect me. The mistakes are exacerbating this problem. I bought a management book hoping this will give me advice. Feel like im flayling.

Posted at Sep 5, 2017 8:47 PM, 2 comments

my job is a seemingly easy one..but for someone with severe & worsening afraid they're going to let me go because i can't remember so many simple things. no one there gets what's it like to have rapid fire in your head all day with their heart racing out of their chest. no one understands that i'm trying as hard as i can...& im still not improving. "focus, relax", they god IF ONLY it were that easy...

Posted at Sep 4, 2017 2:51 PM, 0 comments

My supervisor is a strong personality and is the source of 99% of my anxiety.

Posted at Sep 4, 2017 10:10 AM, 2 comments

I get left off of group emails at work sometimes because I'm quiet and apparently easily forgettable. Drives me nuts. I'm sorry that I'm not an outgoing person. :/

Posted at Sep 8, 2017 2:14 PM, 3 comments

i'm really tired of being sad all the time, i really don't know how i'm supposed to make it into work today. i feel lifeless, i can't even pretend to be happy right now i don't know what to do

Posted at Sep 4, 2017 4:38 PM, 1 comments

I don't work right now so I consider school my "work place". I just can seem to make new friends. I made one when I was 5 but now this year she made a new best friend and completely ignores me. I'm an alone weirdo

Posted at Sep 10, 2017 4:09 AM, 1 comments

I need to get a job at some point, but I'm honestly terrified. What if i mess up? What if i have a panic attack and break down in the middle of my shift? I don't even have a resume... 😬

Posted at Sep 4, 2017 3:43 PM, 2 comments

I got fired from my job today

Posted at Sep 4, 2017 1:06 AM, 4 comments

Amazing how much respect my manager treated me with this last week of my job. Today she agreed with me in a dispute I was having with one of her permanent employees. It could be that she no longer perceived me as a threat to her position, or that she realized how negative her behavior has been. I think I shifted the energy when I made the 4 agreements, especially the 2nd agreement, not to take things personally.

Posted at Sep 9, 2017 7:07 AM, 1 comments

I'm introvert I wear hijab I can't work with people I have anxiety How could I get a new job in a month? :(

Posted at Sep 5, 2017 9:31 PM, 6 comments

I'm a teacher (college) and I start school tomorrow. I'm pretty new at this and I get really nervous about teaching, especially at the beginning of the semester. Hoping tomorrow I find a great class of students and get off to a good start. Any other teachers out there who struggle with getting up in front of a group of people (even though that's the whole job)?

Posted at Sep 8, 2017 2:50 AM, 3 comments

I've lost my job and the stress of going to interviews continuously and just the up and down of waiting to see if I'll get another job, plus to constant worry if the bills are going to get paid are slowly killing me. So many anxiety attacks.

Posted at Sep 7, 2017 1:46 AM, 1 comments

I've been unemployed for over a year. I had to leave my last job because two toxic coworkers were bullying me. I haven't been able to get a new job since. I'm angry that I had to leave my last job, it was a small company with no HR and my supervisor worked for one of the bullies so I couldn't speak up. I get extremely anxious when I job search, I feel like I'm not good enough for any ads I find. Unemployment is high where I live but I can't even find a lowly cleaner job. I feel so hopeless.

Posted at Sep 6, 2017 12:26 AM, 1 comments

I have had pressure through deadlines being constantly changed. Work I have been doing on a certain aspect within my role has not been appreciated. Rest of team are off loading their frustrations with management on to me. This all equals me completely flying off the handle during a meeting at work yesterday. I voluntarily took today off and I've applied for a job working with animals which I have done before and know it's the best thing for me. Fingers crossed I get an interview.

Posted at Sep 8, 2017 7:11 PM, 2 comments

Anyone have any advice as to how to deal with extremely negative coworkers that are hindering your mental health? Help! They make my workday and progress miserable and impossible.

Posted at Sep 10, 2017 12:46 AM, 5 comments
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