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Just got Wellbutrin-what has been your experience with it ?

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Spoke to one of our mental health first aiders (at their prompting) about feeling down, linked to a situation at work. Next thing they dinged me in my performance review for negativity, citing what I … more

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I swear this job drives me to drugs.

I quit weed for almost a month and I stopped thinking about it. Until today.

So I finished a tub of ice cream. 💀

Which is gonna exacerbate the lingering cough I hav… more

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Trichotillomania. What is this. Why is this happening to me?

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How do I manage the anxiety and depression from being laid off ?

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Anyone else have misophonia and struggle when coworkers eat at their desks?

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Sorry for dumping this here but it’s so hard to pull myself out of a mental hole right now - I know all the things that i am supposed to do - journaling, meditation, exercise. And I love to do those t… more

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I thought I had a manager with zero emotional IQ. But I’m starting to realize that they’re malicious and I’m being gaslit. I’ve been dealing with the tragic death of my only family member. I’ve had CD… more

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I’m exhausted.

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Just a quick note to mention how fast companies return to business as usual after layoffs. Some people lose their jobs, and two minutes later, the rest of the company carries on as if nothing happened… more

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Need advice, fishies. What kinds of questions do you ask a potential boss to sniff out if they’re going to be toxic or not? Btw, I’m defining toxic as someone who gaslights, undermines, steals credit,… more

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I need help. I’ve been working in advertising for many years, but I don’t feel I can keep going any longer. Unfortunately, this is the only thing I know how to do, but I’m running on fumes. My heart h… more

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I have been inundated with negative self talk and don’t know how to break the cycle. I feel alone, unaccomplished and failing my family.

Could be the weather (have my sad lamp) but don’t know what it i… more

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Can someone tell me how I can become a mental health first aider at my work. I have had mental health issues in the past so I feel I would have the understanding and experience to help others

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Our family just found out my dad may have cancer. He’s older and has been in ill health for several years, this just feels like a cherry on top of an already difficult situation. Luckily I have a sibl… more

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I am feeling really down and lonely recently. I've basically sold my soul to working, and I think it has caused a lot of issues in all of the relationships I have (or had)—both friendships and rom… more

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Keeping my mind busy with work was the only thing preventing me from having dark thoughts (SI) I don’t have any family, never married. I got laid-off a few days ago and I’m feeling helpless and stupid… more

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Weird personal q here. Of those of you who used to realllly party, how did you tone it down? I want to quit at least the hard stuff that goes with booze. But don’t want to go full sober. So how’d you … more

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I wasn’t valued enough to keep around. I worked so hard and in the end it didn’t matter.

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I just terminated from my job. This has never happened to me before. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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I started a new job and it is so bad that I’m doing my best to leave ASAP and it hasn’t even been two months. The team is chronically understaffed because the client won’t pay for the correct scope, t… more

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What’s makes a work place toxic? What’s your personal line I guess. My job lets me take random days off which I need for a chronic condition + I’m paid okay but the people I work with are lowkey kinda… more

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Currently working an in-house job for the first time. I like the pace of in-house so far but feel I cannot reach my full potential nor "climb the ladder" in this role. Additionally, the pay … more

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Dealing with a more junior team lead who is micromanaging and questions everything I do because we have different working styles and approaches. This is incredibly frustrating as I know what I am doin… more

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Has anyone taken time off for mental health (fmla, short term disability, long term disability) and then returned to work? What was that process like and did you fear any kind of retaliation?

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So I’ve been at the same company (it used to be an agency building MVP products for other companies but it switch over to a startup in the fintech space). I have only been moved around from a project … more

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How do you navigate social anxiety with coworkers? Before getting into strategy, I was always the invisible freelancer who didn't have to give 2 shits about office politics. Now I feel this huge p… more

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Getting to a dark place. I’m a freelancer who has barely worked all year. I‘ve lost 3 jobs this year, have only had 3 others. I’ve never been this low.

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Transitioning back to work after pat leave and been “suffering in silence”. I’m on a new account, so any chance for promotion is a year discussion away, no one is hiring and day care is expensive. I l… more

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Every time I am given an assignment, I start freaking out. I am having trouble managing my time and get lots of anxiety. I am not able to see how the assignments fall on different dates in the calenda… more

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I get to do what people say is ‘cool work’ but it’s not award winning. I feel like I’ll be trapped working crazy hours and hustling till I die. And I'm not even that good at stuff im coasting off … more

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Has anyone here ever been so miserable in their job, where it’s beyond depression, burnout, and anxiety, but getting physically ill with intense nausea from it? I work with someone who is gaslighting … more

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Is it weird that when I’m stressed/irritated I imagine myself punching a dry-wall ? I can only imagine how I want to act out.

Is anyone else just feeling anxious at all times because of all the layoffs…?

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Today, I woke up super early, took a shower & went on a long walk. I went to Dunkin Donuts, bought a water bottle, coffee & bfast sandwich. Now I’m sitting in the sun while a bee buzzes around… more

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Will I ever not feel like I’m struggling? Every year goes by and gets worse and worse. I’m at an age where this is supposed to be the fulfilling best years of my life. How do y’all stay positive?

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I started a new job recently and, I was getting into a great groove, then my Grandmother died. Since taking a short bereavement, I feel like I’ve lost the ‘flow’ that I created and I’ve been feeling v… more

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How do you know if you have a bad therapist? I often catastrophize and get ahead of myself. I’ll tell her stuff needing her to calm me down but instead she fires me up more and agrees with me. It feel… more

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Anyone else get social anxiety that makes it almost impossible to work in an office?

And if so have/would you tell your manager about it (we’re hybrid)?

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