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I find that when something is on my mind I fixate on that and it overtakes my entire life - in the current case it is someone I am seeing. Things are going well but I cannot get her out of my mind and… more

Has anyone ever expressed their difficulties (e.g., depression/anxiety) to their supervisor? What was the experience like? I worry that by being honest about current challenges, I could be hurting m… more

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Everyday I think about quitting & how much I hate my job. When do I say enough is enough and quit? I have a family to support & a ton of student loans so it not like I can be unemployed. Just … more

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Anybody have an Aetna therapist they love?

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Are people being pressured into traveling? I have some anxiety about it and feel like it’s not necessary sometimes.

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Anyone else on Prozac? Started it 2 weeks ago and it’s been up and down, but mostly positive. Feeling a little jittery/twitchy and sometimes even more anxious but overall less depressed. Will it level… more

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Struggling with ADHD, anxiety and depression and my therapist suggested I might benefit from medication. Anyone with Blue Cross Blue Shield in nyc recommend their psychiatrist?

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So I work as a producer in a marketing department at a startup. I’m frankly over my head in my job which is another issue for another bowl. But how do you handle crippling anxiety at work? I have such… more

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We are short staffed have been for over 6 months, those of us that are left are trying to keep up but we are struggling hard-core. We have had tons of interviews but everyone offered a position (whic… more

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Why does it seem like most of the posts in this bowl are from artists/creatives? Is there a relation there or is it just coincidence.

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So when the thought of starting your workday makes your heartbeat speed up and you get physically ill…it’s probably time to look for a new job, right?

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I really feel so deeply sad. Going through this breakup is making me feel so hopeless and alone. I keep hoping he’ll come back and realize he made a mistake but I know he probably doesn’t care. I don’… more

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How can I live with my decisions and stop changing my mind about things?

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I am looking for a experienced therapist in New York who help with my anger, anxiety issues. It’s getting worse and I’m not sure how to manage it. Thanks everyone.

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Hello everyone. I am looking for a good Korean therapist in NYC. Someone who can help with anxiety, couple relationship and family counseling. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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I’m currently working through the idea of “enough,” and not wanting for anything. Our society thrives on making us believe we need more of everything—more goods, more time, more love, etc. So far, it’… more

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Has anyone (or anyone you know personally) quit their job because your agency required return to office and you/they just can’t do that again? I keep waiting for the quitting wave to start (as predict… more

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How can I stop overthinking? It has caused me so much unnecessary stress. And then that stress is compounded by all the time I waste overthinking instead of doing other things I need to do.

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How do I stop comparing myself to other people.

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Is anyone else not doing so well with return to normalcy and going out at night again? My anxiety, particularly social anxiety and hangover panic attacks, has skyrocketed and I feel off the rails. I’v… more

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Children of severely depressed parents - how did that affect your childhood and adulthood and if they stayed, did you ever think it would have been better if they left? If they didn’t stay, was it bet… more

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I feel anxiety about starting a new job. What are positive reframes or things I should try? Meditation?

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Are there are any free therapy resources out there to talk to someone? I got myself into a situation where I cannot do therapy. I’m scared to even open up anonymously online.

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Anyone have any experience in coping with someone’s Narcissistic Personality Disorder? It’s my mother, and this has psychologically devastated me all my life, but I don’t know whether to keep trying o… more

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Does anyone know of a psychiatrist (not a therapist) who makes home visits in NY or CT?

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Does anyone know a good affordable therapist in NYC? Thanks!

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I found out last week that I didn't get a job I was in final rounds for. While that in and of itself is disappointing, what has me even more down is being stuck where I am. I was completely overso… more

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Do you believe that (in non-severe cases) it’s effective to pull yourself out of depression with a little tough love? I struggle with being gentle with myself and letting myself wallow, but I feel so … more

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Is it bad to leave an agency you just joined? The position/work/culture is not what I was told in the interviews. It’s not been easy on my relationship or mental health. I kind of regret leaving my la… more

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Is it ok to take time off when you are feeling mentally exhausted? My partner has been toxic, deadlines have been insane, and my personal life is falling apart.

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Last year I lost a good job to Covid-19, so I had to take a job with the first company that offered me employment. I wanted to make it work but my boss is tyrannical and overbearing. I’m miserable wor… more

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My boyfriend left me suddenly. We were supposed to move in together in 2 weeks. And he said he doesn’t want to because he’s scared about the fact that I have depression and that I take medication for … more

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How do you deal with constantly being expected to deliver perfection? Small mistakes, ultimately the result of being understaffed and breaking the review process to speed up timelines, make me feel … more

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At 50, I feel that I urgently need to reshape my skills as art director to prolongue my productive years in the business. I don’t even know where to start. I have some experience with digital includin… more

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Two weeks ago I attended an interview in person and they promised to let me know whether or not I’d be hired for the position. Later, I learned through LinkedIn that a friend of mine got the job. The … more

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Anyone else feeling like they’re unable to shut their brain off work or feeling like they’re living to work? I started my first job post-grad last year and am taking an extra long weekend right now bu… more

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I was depressed last year, did therapy and on antidepressants and got completely better. But now I’m feeling depressed again, even though I’m still on antidepressants. Feeling stuck- will I always be… more

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Been having panic attacks more frequently. I’ve always had anxiety but never knew it could be this physically debilitating. 😞 Made an appointment with my therapist. Anyone else have experience with t… more

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Nothing like getting canned the same day you tell your manager and HR your pregnant.....

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I finally took 2 days of PTO that wasn't a sick day or a mental health break from being overwhelmed. I completely disconnected and honestly it made such a huge difference in my personal life. Stuf… more

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