Mental Health & Support

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Time to break the silence

Anyone else feel like they are in a rut? Any tips on how to get out of it? I was doing fine for most of the year, but recently feel like I’ve lost all motivation. Stopped exercising, not sleeping as… more

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Having one of those weeks where all my decks and ideas are not landing. I get flustered and overthink which leads to more mistakes. I’m taking it really hard on myself.

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In a fortunate position where I could have a job offer for a really exciting opportunity by the end of the week. But... it sounds like it’s going to be a ton of work, and I’m battling a year’s-worth o… more

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2:40 am and can’t turn off. Feeling alone and depressed and have several life factors that is making life hard to stay above the water.

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Hate how ugly I look. I guess there’s nothing I can change about that but having to see myself in zoom meetings is ):

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I left an agency where I’d been working with a toxic boss for almost a decade. One year into my new job it’s clear my new boss is just the same. New boss doesn’t listen, undermines me, blames me const… more

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How do you know that your depressed and not just “feeling bad”?

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Things Enablers at work say about Narc Bosses/ Coworkers- 1. That’s just how they are 2. They’re having a bad day (bad day 2,371) 3. They don’t know any better (they’re 45) 4. It’s all in your head - … more

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Does anyone know of, or know how to find, a good employment lawyer in NYC? I believe I’m experiencing discrimination related to mental health issues, and I want to consult with someone to understand m… more

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Idk what it is about this pandemic but I’m so depressed. I can’t even find the motivation to get up anymore. Everything hurts. It’s been a really rough year for everyone but for me especially. My mom … more

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I’ve been struggling since the pandemic with a mix of adhd, anxiety, and depression. I have it under control most of the time, but my overwhelming emotions (tears!) creeped in a couple times during di… more

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Any Nashville based 🐠 here? Looking for any personal recommendations on a great therapy practice for a friend... figured I’d ask before I do some research for her on psychology today, etc!

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How do you find out if you have a mental issue, or you just suck at certain things? I’m apprehensive of seeing a therapist - maybe just an innate mistrust of people who have everything to benefit by c… more

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Has anyone had an experience with notifying HR about an anxiety and depression diagnosis? I live and work in California for a large holding company, in case that’s of any consequence.

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I’m running on empty in the positivity department, truly. 2 decades in NY and I’ve never felt this alone. Can someone hear me out?

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Trying to be constantly self-aware is fucking exhausting. Especially when your job hinges on how people react to your personality. I’m depressed as hell and the last thing I want to do is try to be … more

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Anyone here have good treatments for SAD? I have a light box, was wondering if taking vitamin d would help too

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I think I need to go back to therapy. I was going to one for a while but didn’t feel like he fully understood or addressed my needs. Does anyone have a good therapist you can recommend? NYC area.

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I hate micromanagers so much. I want to quit so badly, but I’m scared of being unemployed during a pandemic. I am on an active job hunt though. So hoping this is a step in the right direction?

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Is anyone else feeling worse by checking Instagram or going out on walks? I live alone in nyc, and used to love taking long walks with a podcast. Now it feels like a constant, blatant reminder of how … more

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Hi, I’m new to the group.. my husband was just recently diagnosed with schizophrenia. but we’re currently apart (long-distance) due to jobs, until next year. I know he’s having a hard time grasping t… more

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How do you correct bad aspects in your character that you unconsciously got from your parents?

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It drives me insane that a lot of “successful” people in this industry are majorly guilty of brown-nosing and throwing people under the bus.

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Guys. I’m so. effing. depressed. Long term solutions (therapy, exercise, nutrition, hobbies, etc.) aside, how do you power through depression and get work done in the short term? Any tips?

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How have you gotten over having parents who are “catastrophists” (everything is a disaster, always)? Yes, I am in therapy for this. Yes, it still impacts me every day, including making me feel erratic… more

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I get anxious this time around every week. How do you all cope with the Sunday Blues?

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I had a panic attack yesterday because I heard more layoffs at work. Past 3 were women laid off in a company with already few of us and I was convinced I am next. They sponsor me so I may have to leav… more

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I feel like my boss’s boss really doesn’t like me. It’s making me very insecure and feeling unappreciated. I get great feedback from my boss but then it goes to her boss and all my ideas are being shu… more

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My dog passed away early this week and i honestly have no desire to work, but I don’t feel like i can take time off because i just came back from vacation.

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So burnt out. Been an assistant too long and looking but no one is hiring. My current salary doesn’t cover rent and wide is in school. Have no motivation to work.

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How are you remaining positive and mentally strong through COVID?

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Free resources: Apps can be helpful in managing our (mental & physical) health, too!

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I have covid. Husband positive. We are both so sick. Every day so far gets worse. When a fever hits, I get so emotional, incredibly weepy. It’s debilitating. Is this common symptom? Cont

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I'm unemployed and my lease is up soon and I have no idea what to do. I don't live near family and my dog has behavioral issues and I've never been so stressed before in my life.

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Been out of work for months. I’m trying to stay positive and pretend I’m fine to my family, but seeing them go off to school the sitting alone is so difficult today. I know I’m a good creative, but I … more

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I’m wondering if I have a mild form of trichotillomania or it’s just a symptom of anxiety. Since young, but especially recently, I’ve had a bad habit of picking my hair, I’d run my fingers through my … more

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Is 20k in cash savings enough to quit a horrible, wrong fit job in this economy? Bringing me down mentally and physically )I know, join the club but it’s getting bad).

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I’m so sick and tired of trying so hard to prove myself for nothing at all, I started a new gig remotely and I’m practically not acknowledged as part of the team and I’m fucking tired of it while havi… more

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Honestly can we normalize the need to just have a good cry? I am so incredibly frustrated and no amount of reframing, constructive criticism, fall down 9 times get up 10 bullshit is working. Like my… more

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