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I hate that anxiety causes real physical symptoms that actually can affect how you function...and yet it's not socially acceptable to call in anxious. Anxiety is way more crippling than any cold or flu I've ever had.

Posted at Aug 30, 2016 2:58 AM, 2 comments
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I HATE my job. I really try my best to be grateful that I even have a job but waking up every morning and going to bed knowing that I have to go in is making me even more miserable.

Posted at Sep 2, 2016 1:23 AM, 2 comments
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GUYS PLEASE IF YOU EVER HAVE AN ANXIETY/PANIC ATTACK PLEASE TRY THE 4-7-8 BREATHING METHOD IT HELPS SO MUCH IT HELPS ME OUT A LOT IT CALMS YOU DOWN JUST BREATH IN FOR 4 SECONDS HOLD IT FOR 7 SECONDS AND BREATHE OUT FOR 8 SECONDS PLEASE SPREAD THIS IT MIGHT HELP A LOT OF PEOPLE STAY STRONG I BELIEVE IN ALL OF YOU ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Posted at Sep 1, 2016 10:48 PM, 3 comments
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I'd rather be in school now then at my job it makes me so nervous just thinking about it I don't know what do 😓

Posted at Aug 31, 2016 9:32 PM, 1 comments
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I think I care too much at work. I don't mean that in a conceited way... I mean, really -- I make other people's problems my own to the point where if a customer is stressed, I feel it too. That sucks. I need to work harder on establishing personal boundaries and not letting these things consume my life. I feel like other people can do that so easily. As if not having a care in the world or letting other people affect them. I dunno though. That seems a little heartless to me. Argh.

Posted at Aug 29, 2016 4:15 AM, 2 comments
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i'm 17 and starting a full time job in 4 days.. I'm so nervous. What if no one likes me there, what if I'm shit at doing the job? What if I regret leaving school? I'm so scared I want to sleep for 6 months

Posted at Aug 31, 2016 8:57 AM, 2 comments
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I have my first day of work tomorrow and I couldn't be more nervous. :(

Posted at Aug 31, 2016 11:24 PM, 4 comments
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Currently at work reminding myself that I need this job 😑

Posted at Aug 30, 2016 6:40 PM, 0 comments
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Boss just scheduled me for twice as many hours as I asked without talking to me. I'm a full-time college student, I can't handle this... is it being unreasonable to ask for less hours? I'm afraid of looking so weak, to tell them I can't handle it.

Posted at Aug 30, 2016 6:18 PM, 2 comments
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I've recently felt extreme frustration and anxiety from my client base. All clients are all very different and so are their degrees of negativity vs. positivity, unfortunately when a client gets upset or is unhappy with my work, I can't help but let it effect me and my emotions. I'm a people pleaser and it's a real blow to my confidence. I remind myself often that I can not be perfect and can't always please everyone but I have a real struggle remembering that in the moment.

Posted at Sep 1, 2016 9:42 PM, 1 comments
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I'm a special education teacher and our very first day of our brand new school is tomorrow! Fingers crossed all the construction is finished and we get cleared to have kids in the building!!! Please please PLEASE send some prayers for everything to go smoothly!

Posted at Aug 31, 2016 4:39 AM, 2 comments
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Meeting tomorrow to see if I keep my job or not having trouble sleeping and can't get my mind off it wish there was someone who could help or talk me through this

Posted at Aug 31, 2016 3:48 PM, 0 comments
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Well, I've been applying to jobs for a few months now. Finally got an interview and I completely bombed because it was in retail and I'm soooo not cut out for retail. I mean..social anxiety mixed with having to deal with dumb mean customers???? No thank you! The manager asked me those questions like what would you do if customer came in screaming? I spaced out and said I didn't know. Also I was too truthful in the "where will you be in 5 years" question..answer did not involve the company :(

Posted at Aug 29, 2016 5:12 AM, 2 comments
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I have work today and thinking about it makes me sick to my stomach my heart won't stop racing and I can't stop crying I don't know how to handle this 😩

Posted at Sep 3, 2016 12:14 PM, 6 comments
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Through my interactions with coworkers and customers I often feel that they see me as a complete idiot and as dirt. I am awkward, anxious, semi ignorant, and have a lot bit of a difficult time explaining things because I have Aspergers and haven't had extensive contact with other people.

Posted at Sep 2, 2016 8:15 PM, 0 comments
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Struggling with feeling low on my abilities to do my job. Wish someone would recognize how hard I work

Posted at Sep 3, 2016 2:25 AM, 1 comments
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Meeting today to plan for an extended medical leave or maybe lose my job. Please send positive thoughts.

Posted at Aug 31, 2016 5:10 PM, 2 comments
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I've applied to several jobs recently, but none have contacted me back. My resume is just THAT underwhelming, even though I have 2 years of retail service under my belt, apparently. I missed my opportunity to get a job before my depression went into full swing... Now I feel as though no one will ever hire me. I may not have a high school education, but I have plenty of experience in what I'm applying for, so why won't they hire me?

Posted at Sep 3, 2016 7:19 PM, 2 comments
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i don't like the fact that our dept. is all female! gossip here gossip there and i'm working my ass out. i work with this lazy co-worker who doesn't do much and always on her cellphone. talks about men and asks me about my life. i try and keep a private life but some people just have to ask everything about you instead of being productive at work.

Posted at Sep 3, 2016 10:36 AM, 1 comments
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My main job "fired" me because I took a second job because I wasn't making enough to pay bills. Upside I'm done with all their bullshit.

Posted at Sep 2, 2016 8:55 PM, 0 comments
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Annoyed that a co-worker is spending her work hours on the phone with her realtor and not doing real work. I'm happy for her that she bought a house and is excited but I don't need the play-by-play of every minute detail. Some of us NEED to work and your random chatter doesn't help me accomplish my tasks.

Posted at Sep 2, 2016 2:24 AM, 1 comments
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My boyfriends mother is my boss....she will ask me to cut up some food or cook/bake something faster and I really wanna blow up and yell at her "if I'm not doing it fast enough you do it!" But I can't...

Posted at Sep 1, 2016 11:27 PM, 1 comments
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I'm currently unemployed but was promised a different position when I resigned (lower position but I wanted less stress) and now they aren't following up. About to move on and apply to other options. I have to take care of me!

Posted at Aug 30, 2016 6:24 PM, 0 comments
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I'm receiving angry emails from people because of a change in procedure I was told by my boss to make. She's going to help sort it out but I hate knowing people are angry at me.

Posted at Aug 31, 2016 4:36 AM, 1 comments
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I have crippling social anxiety that has been the cause of two traumatizing experiences working register at two different stores. I need to get a job in retail, but most jobs would require me to work as a cashier some place. ): I can't figure out a way around this.

Posted at Aug 29, 2016 9:39 AM, 1 comments
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