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Stress at Work
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Starting my job tommorrow and just hoping it goes well.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 4:13 AM, 4 comments
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Have to deal with something confrontational today. 6 months ago not a problem, now I feel sick before I’ve even got to work

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 6:48 AM, 3 comments
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My life is extremely stressful and my work feels like is draining me. I feel like I'm never doing enough for my boss

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 6:24 PM, 0 comments
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Need to get a job where my boss actually pays for heat so I’m not working in a 42 degree building in 21 degree weather. I may quit in the morning.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 7:45 AM, 3 comments
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My work is destroying my family time, I don’t do any work outside of work but in my head I’m always in stressed, touchy work mode and that means I’m horrible with my wife and kids. If it wasn’t for how much bacon I bring home I would leave

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 9:27 AM, 3 comments
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Let it be a good day today for all,an easy one with no stress.

Posted at Dec 11, 2018 6:27 AM, 0 comments
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Anyone ever quite a decent paying job with no plan at all due to extreme stress?

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 9:28 PM, 1 comments
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I'm going back to work today after taking a 8 month leave of absence. Trying to stay positive about my return as my issue is not my workload but the management I have to report to. Very Narcissistic, Condescending, Demeaning and doesnt know how to manage at all. I just know I'll be using a lot of coping skills today

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 4:15 PM, 2 comments
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I am not happy with my work, I hate my job most of the time but I have to make ends meet and it frustrates me. I wanna get out of the country get a new job but I am afraid I might fail and end up with nothing.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 3:05 PM, 0 comments
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My work environment has grown by 2 extra bodies in our office, and before it was just me and and somebody else. I can’t help it, but they ALL drain me so much. I feel so mean when I think I wish I was alone and they weren’t there. I feel like they talk too much, and laugh loudly! I think the extrovert in me is showing too much lately 😓

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 6:29 AM, 1 comments
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I’m a teacher and the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are a total nightmare. In my opinion, they are the worst weeks in the entire school year to be a teacher. This year has been particularly hard for me. I just feel exhausted constantly. My moods have been so all over the place. I feel like expectations at my job are not being met on my part because I’m trying my best to keep my head above water.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 12:32 AM, 1 comments
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I own a small business and the overwhelm and amount of tasks is getting on top of me. I’m also not used to not having a regular income and the stress is increasing because we are so close to Christmas! Anxiety overload.

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 4:26 PM, 2 comments
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My work is beyond stressful and completely unappreciative to those who work there. I head my department and I’m not a manager. I do not get paid manager rates or salary but I’m expected to do the work of a manager since one has yet, despite 14+ months of looking, found a replacements dept. manager. Despite several times asking for replacement in a new dept. or at least proper pay, thier only response continues to be “Please be patient in this transitional period”.

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 3:15 PM, 6 comments
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Any tips when applying for jobs. I sent in some applications and now I’m waiting and I don’t know what to do next.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 8:37 PM, 0 comments
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I had my right hand person leave a little over a month ago and have been stressing ever since. So much work to do and employer could care less.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 9:45 PM, 0 comments
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I was transferred to the most challenging territory in my area last month, and everything has gotten worse each day. I was already seeing a therapist for work stress, but now I'm at the point where I don't know how I'm going to get up in the morning. My productivity and performance have deteriorated so much even though I'm working 3+ hours of overtime a day. I feel like I'm failing as an employee and as an individual.

Posted at Dec 11, 2018 2:00 AM, 2 comments
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I know I’m going to go into work and be yelled at. (I made a mistake, and while my bosses understand, the clients are furious. And I can understand their anger and hate myself a lot right now.) As a survivor of abuse, yelling triggers my PTSD. Just thinking about it has left me barely able to function. I’m fantasizing about going in and quitting, but I don’t know if I’m overreacting. I want to sleep until the week is over. I’m so scared of the state of mind I’ll be in when this is done.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 5:21 AM, 1 comments
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Question: I have a position at work and I enjoy it. But I have an opportunity to learn something else - it’s a way more stressful job but pays a little bit more. Is it worth it for the money, or should I stick to something I’m confident with and enjoy? I’m always trying to “climb the ladder” but I don’t know where I should draw the lines.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 4:20 AM, 3 comments
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apparently im not allowed to ask anything about my paycheck or insurance or anything coz ill be dissmesd and called rude and troublesome for caring about my job, lucky my teamleader saved me.... damn I mean you need us and money and all but its all our fault if we don't meet their standards like k

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 6:50 PM, 0 comments
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I've been at my new job for almost 2 months, and one of my supervisors makes me want to quit. He walks around acting like an entitled frat boy, shows up to work hungover but gives me crap for the smallest little mistakes, is constantly rude to me, and yet everyone else seems to think he's the greatest. He's almost made me cry on a few occasions. But I feel like I can't say anything to my boss (whom I do like a lot) because she treats him like the boy king. I don't know what to do.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 5:19 PM, 0 comments
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I’m going to have to quit my retail job right now before Xmas and feeling like a b***h for it but I have to for my sanity. Trying to push away the guilt

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 10:05 PM, 1 comments
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Nothing that I can’t handle has came up but I find myself anxious that something is coming. I have a long stretch of work days ahead which makes me just stress that I’ll get tired and so stressed that it’ll trigger a panic attack or something. I was I didn’t worry about what hasn’t happened and focused on today more.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 3:05 AM, 1 comments
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Sometimes I have really bad costumers and I try my very best to be respectful but sometimes I wish I could be as rude as they are to me

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 2:06 PM, 0 comments
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Trying to look at the bright side and be grateful that I am super busy at work all the time. Before I used to stare at my computer or watch youtube for hours while waiting to leave. It might get stressful sometimes, but the days go by SO fast.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 1:47 PM, 0 comments
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