Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

Leaving my current position this week. It took me 2yrs to come to terms with the fact that this is a poor work environment and my positive influence alone isn’t enough to change it for the better, nor can I continue to be apart of this company without jeopardizing my own mental health and well being. Scared for this new and unplanned career path, but I’m hopeful for a brighter future.

Posted at Mar 6, 2018 3:55 AM, 2 comments

I don’t know anymore if I’m working to live or I’m living to just work.

Posted at Mar 5, 2018 7:13 PM, 2 comments

Today I opened up to my manager about all my recent struggles with depression and anxiety that have been slowly getting worse recently. He decided to come back with I am too spoiled I need to see poverty to truly appreciate my life. That I am not taking care of myself so nothing is in balance. And that it is my age I will grow out of it. I am lost for words. Every stereotype you can think of for mental health was said and I have lost all my respect for him.

Posted at Mar 8, 2018 11:49 PM, 8 comments

The thought of work tomorrow is completely ruining my day. I already feel shaky and nervous I can't seem to stop this feeling

Posted at Mar 4, 2018 2:13 PM, 4 comments

Sunday’s are always so full of anxiety. All I do is stress about work the next day. I’m miserable. I’m trying to push through but I feel like a failure. My probation is almost up and I’m worried that they will fire me. I have such intense trust issues.

Posted at Mar 5, 2018 6:08 AM, 0 comments

I dread going into work sometimes. I get a migraine after an hour of being there.

Posted at Mar 8, 2018 5:47 AM, 1 comments

I need a vacation. Somewhere I can be alone and enjoy peace and quiet. My job drains me to the point where I just don’t want to be bothered with anyone.

Posted at Mar 10, 2018 3:42 AM, 0 comments

I feel like everything I did at work today just went completely wrong and made me feel like a complete failure at everything I was doing!

Posted at Mar 9, 2018 3:54 AM, 2 comments

I feel like my job is literally killing me. The stress there is causing me to feel anxiety all the time. I’ve lost grip on reality. Like it’s a coping mechanism for my mind to believe this isn’t real, that none of this is real. But then I get stuck in that head space. Is even the good stuff real? Do I even exist? It feels so fucked up and really scary sometimes.

Posted at Mar 6, 2018 11:40 PM, 4 comments

I’m a cashier. The past week has been a living hell. I feel like I cannot breathe when I’m here. All the people and all the noises mash up to an indescribable overwhelming chaos. I didn’t use to be this bad...

Posted at Mar 9, 2018 3:43 PM, 3 comments

I have been applying for a new job about a week now. I am finally scheduling interviews for next week. Keeping the faith!

Posted at Mar 9, 2018 3:28 AM, 2 comments

People don't quit jobs they quit bosses. And my boss is an incompetent mean girl that runs solely on favoritism and hasn't spoke to me in weeks but yet waddles over to say hello to everyone else on my team daily.

Posted at Mar 11, 2018 6:24 AM, 0 comments

There are so many older men who hit on me at work and it makes me so uncomfortable. When I tell my boss she just smiles and says “that’s what you get for being so cute” my job is making me really uncomfortable now and I can’t afford to quit. :(

Posted at Mar 8, 2018 10:55 PM, 6 comments

Any advice on how to say focus for 6 hours?

Posted at Mar 8, 2018 9:23 AM, 4 comments

People are targeting me socially because I’m succeeding at my job and they see me as a threat.

Posted at Mar 6, 2018 4:12 PM, 3 comments

So I go up and down with liking my job. But after a tough depressive weekend, being back to work actually helped me focus and snap out of my depression a bit. Seeing that I have a purpose in life & actually helping people, even if it is frustrating at times and being questioned. I'm GOOD at my job!

Posted at Mar 8, 2018 1:49 AM, 1 comments

Just thinking about going back to work tomorrow I can already feel my heart raising and the anxiety building. I keep saying to myself it will be ok but something is blocking it and I can’t help but to feel so alone on this. I have seen a therapist along time ago about a situation that occurred in my relationship but to me those are just waiste of time. They listened, ask questions and give you tips. To me it didn’t work so I gotta try different things to see what works for me

Posted at Mar 4, 2018 6:48 PM, 1 comments

I love my job but at the same timeI hate it my I go to work and I’m always the one whos putting my all into it while my co workers just sit there on phones and do nothing while I’m actually working ...But when my manager comes around they suddenly act like they do they most of the work .. my manager shows up once a month so it’s when he shows up they act like they’re do hard work

Posted at Mar 9, 2018 9:20 AM, 1 comments

I can't make it to work today... Horrible anxiety and guilty feelings for not going... I need to be ok

Posted at Mar 5, 2018 7:17 AM, 0 comments

I was doing well at work today and then I got stressed like I often do, worrying about myself, being self conscious and it's just really frustrating to see myself struggle like that. I guess it's hard to kick the mental habit... Just sucks, and feels overwhelming 🙁

Posted at Mar 9, 2018 4:20 AM, 1 comments

How do you deal with a bully boss? How do you deal with a colleague who thinks we should just follow the management because they are in the upperhand though they are clearly not treating us well?

Posted at Mar 11, 2018 3:24 AM, 4 comments

Met with the teacher that I work with (Education Assistant) today. I was hoping to meet with just her to talk about some bullying behaviour I have been receiving from some boys in the class. Instead of it being a meeting with the teacher and me it was the teacher and the boys in question. Both me and the students were asked to say something nice about each other as well as something that we would like changed about each others behaviour. We were both asked to be nicer.

Posted at Mar 6, 2018 6:23 AM, 0 comments

Work made me hate myself today. It was not a good day and I don’t know how to cope or what I can do to make myself feel better...

Posted at Mar 8, 2018 8:13 PM, 3 comments

Out of 7 positions at work only 3 are filled. It’s getting harder to want to go to work. I work on a high level of energy all day long and then come home to unwind, go to sleep, and wake up to have to work with a high level of energy again. I’m getting burnt out. I need a vacation but I feel horrible for saying that b/c my two other co-workers are doing more work than I am and at the same pace. I feel like I’m not doing enough but my exhaustion tells me differently.

Posted at Mar 8, 2018 2:22 PM, 1 comments

I have an insanely hard time choosing whether to go back to school, just get a job, etc. Nothing seems good enough and I worry so much. Anyone else have this issue?

Posted at Mar 9, 2018 7:26 PM, 1 comments
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