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Only a couple days left at my current firm (starting a new job next week) but I still feel just as much anxiety about the work as i did before I gave my 2 weeks. I wake up feeling nauseous from the an… more

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Whenever i have my crying episodes, i occasionally have a passing thought/ feeling of blood flowing from my hand - like the sensation of taking blood samples that i found very soothing. I dont have su… more

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Monday morning and I already cannot stop crying from stress and anxiety

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Started 2.5mg of Lexapro for anxiety and depression. 6 weeks later I feel a lot better, but i am having a lot of trouble simply speaking, explaining things, and writing (even just plain old emails). W… more

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I'm getting anxiety to the point where I feel like I'll be sick in the morning just thinking about work. How do I bring this up to my superiors? Can I ask for time off even if unpaid?

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Anyone with a Personality Disorder who has received Schema therapy - was it helpful?

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I wake up everyday thinking when will this pain ever go away. It’s been a decade with no end in sight and I’m too young for this s**t. I had no idea I had such a traumatic childhood until a year back.… more

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Am I unstable and how do I fix it? Usually I’m good under pressure or stress, but when my parents both jump in to yell at me/criticize me for anything, my brain just jumps to “you know what, I think I… more

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How do people get the doctors note for short term disability because of burnout? I’m not trying to pull a fast one. I’ve been pulling >70 hours for multiple weeks and crying multiple times a week. … more

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I am very sad at work. I feel very separated from my colleagues. I’m not sure that I can really be myself. I keep my interests and opinions hidden all the time. I don’t even really think it would be a… more

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Does anyone else have severe irritability? Have you found any particular medication helpful? I’ve tried rexulti and zyprexa.

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Hi All! I am looking to finally start medication after years of suffering from Anxiety and depression. Any recommendations on how to go about finding one? I have been on Psychology today but couldn’t … more

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How do I shake these feelings? HR meeting late this week, no idea what to expect. Preparing for the worst and am so on edge

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I’m recovering from trauma and depression after being manipulated by a “friend”. Ended up quitting my job and leaving my relationship because he bullied me so often about those things. I keep replayin… more

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Anyone have any experience of beginning to take an ssri for anxiety/depression and the initial 5-6 days anxiety levels being through the roof and the inability to sleep. I started taking 50 mg of Zolo… more

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Is anybody else staying in a toxic job/culture to build their resiliency or prove something to themselves? Started new job (post-consulting) a year back and have seen little concern for people, cons… more

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Here is my story... Hoping someone has been through the similar situation and can shed some light on. I am originally from Turkey and have lived in the US for 5 years. Had a great job and life in NYC … more

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I am so overwhelmed (both at work and on a personal front) that I don’t even know how to start or what to start on. I am procrastinating even though I really need to work the full day today (Sunday) a… more

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Any 🐠 have bipolar? How do you handle the emotional swings when you’re in an episode? I’m medicated and had a lot going on that I’m pretty sure I hit a depressive episode bc of all the stress from wo… more

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Has ayahuasca or ketamine changed anyone’s life?

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Feeling burnt out with my new job and just needed to share. My manager has been verbally and emotionally abusive. I’ve been on this team and company for maybe 3/4 months and it’s taken a heavy toll on… more

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My grandmother is on her death bed and I'm in another city. The last year and a half has been extremely tough to cope with due to several personal and professional and pandemic factors. I'm no… more

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Any therapist reccomendations in London UK?

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Sometimes I wonder if I truly need a life coach instead of a therapist? Does anyone feel like that?

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Working non-audit, non-client facing. Firm talks a good line about work-life balance but lately it's expected to attend 4am calls. Work late. Get something done over the weekend. It's taki… more

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How did you find out you had depression?

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4th yr lit assoc: I left my last firm (because I knew it was on the verge of imploding) confident I’d quickly find another job. It’s been three months, and I was turned down by three firms for which I… more

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Does anyone feel like consulting is almost therapy for them? Realising I had abusive/gaslighting parents and so had no confidence in myself or my ideas/thoughts before. But consulting means I have to… more

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is there any hope for redemption? my team hates me

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Cant really sit and focus for even 5 mins. The team environment is getting toxic. Feel like LOA might help. Can someone outline the process for Std?

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Weird question but has anyone ever used hypnotism to combat public speaking fears? If so did you find it helpful?

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i am so miserable at work. i have been looking for work and a company i applied to over summer reached out for a different position and i was so excited. i got my hopes up and i thought it went well b… more

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Has anyone taken a leave of absence for mental health from Deloitte? Did you need a doctor’s note? What other things did you provide?

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I feel so burnt out and isolated and trapped. I moved to Deloitte 2 months ago so I am handcuffed to this job for another 4 months before I can even look outsider the firm or take vacation. I work 16-… more

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PSA: If you are in a toxic work environment YOU ARE NOT THE PROBLEM. Do not let a shitty employer ruin your image of yourself. It's not you. It's them. They are the problem. Stay strong, my … more

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I’m so tired of being told I need to be more confident. Like is everyone out there who is successful all confident?

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Another day of feeling like complete shit and wondering why I do this everyday. This job is ruining my life

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Would be interested to hear thoughts on Zoloft vs. Wellbutrin. I've been on Zoloft for close to 20 years and recently I've had to add other meds to control panic attacks.. Xanax and Klonopin.… more

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Just a drawing to spread some joy to those who need it!! We are almost to the weekend! “You’re mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.” ~Alice in Wonderland

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Feeling really down from trying to find a job. I am not getting any dice , even an interview. This is very depressing. It feels like my 10+ YOE is worth zero!!!! It should not be like this.... anyone … more

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