Dealing with Stress
at Work

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Stress at Work

Started a new job today after having to leave the previous one due to stress and anxiety. Already had a panic attack :( wondering if I’ll ever get back on my feet. The worst thing about anxiety is you can’t run away from it!

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 11:13 AM, 7 comments

I work at a daycare, and a co-worker is homophobic and tells the kids that only girls can marry boys, etc. So when I tell them that anybody can marry anybody, they think I'm kidding, because they've been told otherwise.

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 3:39 PM, 4 comments

I just got my dream job - which I LOVE but anxiety I have with it is unbearable at times.

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 1:59 AM, 2 comments

All of my coworkers are very conservative. That’s not always a bad thing, but I am also a part of the LGBT+ community and I feel very uncomfortable working there because they all see me as wrong even though I am pretty comfortable with who I am. It still makes me feel gross about myself. I also work with a pedophile and there is a lot of drama. Its just a minimum wage job and it’s costing me more than it’s worth.

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 12:03 AM, 4 comments

I’m constantly forced to work from 6am-10pm because my team is crappy and call out often. I know I can write them up but it isn’t my character to. I get anxious and start feeling bad even though I know they don’t feel bad for me. Not to mention I’m suppose to be getting paid at LEAST 20,000 more for this position.... idk what to do the stress has just become way to much, lack of sleep has become way too often and I find myself wanting a drink more then I would have before.....

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 3:41 PM, 2 comments

I had a panic attack at work and now I’m being treated like a leper and being told I’m unreliable because I had to take time off work to pass a kidney stone. I was also told that my boss doesn’t recall me slipping at work aggravating a bulged disc in my back and that any more time off for pain management appointments will be unpaid. Oh...and my workload tripled because the others in my field quit and I’m the only one left with no extra compensation.

Posted at Oct 22, 2018 8:28 PM, 1 comments

I’m always torn between my kids and my job. I wish I could feel like I am doing a good job at both. Being a working mother is tough stuff.

Posted at Oct 26, 2018 2:49 AM, 2 comments

I work at a daycare,used to love working with kids but this particular class I have a control problem with and it’s just chaos all day

Posted at Oct 25, 2018 12:29 AM, 1 comments

I’ve been in the same place of employment for nearly 10 years although not in the same position. Just how do you go about finding a new job???

Posted at Oct 23, 2018 7:33 PM, 1 comments

So over work always being so complex, exhausting and hard to progress/do! Longing for a basic job where I can just show up, do the work and go home.

Posted at Oct 25, 2018 7:23 AM, 2 comments

I work in retail- I had such a rude and nasty women scream at me today because I refused to serve her daughter a energy drink without ID. She screamed at me for a good 20 minutes and told me she’s reporting me to head office. I ended up having a panic attack when she left and I still can calm down properly, I’m so shaken by her! I need a new job, mine or ruining my life.

Posted at Oct 23, 2018 11:37 PM, 3 comments

I feel like I'm way more anxcious and stressed before work, than when I actually start working. It gets bad enough to the point I want to quit, but it's a nice job and I want to keep it

Posted at Oct 27, 2018 5:26 PM, 1 comments

Most of my day, I’m bored! I like finance but I realized I’m passionate about theoretical physics. I could see myself studying it for 50 years without losing any interest. Financial markets are just too random. It doesn’t make any sense to me sometimes. I lost interest in my internship, and I know everybody understood. I’m afraid they talk about me behind my back because they already do it for other people that do a good job.

Posted at Oct 23, 2018 5:07 PM, 2 comments

I swear, nursing is the caddiest, meanest workplace environment. I’ve never been around such negative people before. Nobody seems happy, and nobody even tries to be happy or content. There’s no pleasing people. It really drags me down.

Posted at Oct 22, 2018 6:12 AM, 0 comments

I’m currently working in a job where we have too much and not enough staff. I keep on getting told not to worry on one hand but that deadlines need to be on the other hand. I’ve swapped jobs 7 times in the last 6 years and think that the reason is I really struggle to cope with anxiety

Posted at Oct 27, 2018 6:48 PM, 0 comments

I've been doing my job for 12 year's and I have lost interest in it and now when I get new client's I get anxiety 😑.

Posted at Oct 23, 2018 7:29 AM, 0 comments

We are always short. I wish we could get more workers.

Posted at Oct 27, 2018 9:25 PM, 1 comments

This job is soul crushing. I’m crumbling. I hate my life right now.

Posted at Oct 23, 2018 1:50 PM, 2 comments

I get super anxious before I go to work all of the time and I’m finding it hard for me to actually make myself go these past few days..

Posted at Oct 23, 2018 5:08 AM, 2 comments

I’m not technically employed but kind of because I am my mom’s caregiver. Today is the first day she is going to an adult day center since her initial assessment last week. She is screaming and upset that she doesn’t want to go and I am heartbroken! I know I need this time to myself but it still hurts to see her like this. 😥

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 2:18 PM, 1 comments

I have a job interview today and I'm freaking out. I really need this job but I have no idea what to expect

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 2:57 PM, 4 comments

I’m a teacher with a mild moderate credential. My students should be a few grades behind but getting a regular academic program. every year I have more students who should be learning independent living skills. They should have smaller classes and more help. The range of abilities is crazy! I feel like I’m letting them all down all the time. I feel like I’m propping up an unethical system.

Posted at Oct 28, 2018 2:09 AM, 2 comments

Just as I was getting my bearings here comes ugly change!!! My boss who has become family is moving to another position and the devil is taking over 😩😩😩😩😩😩

Posted at Oct 26, 2018 9:32 AM, 2 comments

I'm being offered a job that I previously applied for, but I'm currently waiting to hear if I get a promotion where I currently work. Both options are uncertain and have pros and cons. I don't know what answer to make to the first job, because I want the pay increase I would get from the potential promotion. But I won't find out about the promotion for a month yet, and the first job wants an answer now. I really don't know what to do.

Posted at Oct 26, 2018 6:00 PM, 4 comments

I end up dreading my work and not caring about what I do, and it scares me. I love programming, but this place is so toxic and negative that it drains me. Deadlines keep changing for no reason, the boss talks down to employees, everybody’s pissed off and lashing out at each other. I want to love what I do again...

Posted at Oct 24, 2018 9:01 PM, 2 comments
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