Mental Health & Support

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Struggling more than ever to keep my anxiety and depression, I have regular panic attacks and dread work every single day - I can barely enjoy the weekends because I know Monday is coming. I’ve been l… more

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Hello, fish friends. Hope you’re having a relaxing weekend. I’m a new community leader for this bowl, and I was wondering — is there anything you’d like to see more of here? Things you’d like to see… more

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I have a phobia of deep water and of driving. Not sure if they are related, but I think it’s related to not trusting myself...like I don’t trust my body to save myself if I’m drowning and I don’t trus… more

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Does anyone know of a therapist/counselor who specializes in clients with professions like ours? A sympathetic career coach, even? I have a history of anxiety and depression. I had it mostly under c… more

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Almost went into a crying mental breakdown during a session with my boss. Apparently my team has been going to her behind my back to tell her that I have been a hardass. And this was after me changing… more

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I have a lot of chronic musculoskeletal injuries that make me unable to exercise and it’s really hurting my mental health- I’ve seen tons of doctors, just can’t seem to get better. Struggle to handle … more

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I messed up my life and I dont know what to do. I can write and make creative things happen but my personal life feels like its been in suspended animation since 2015 when i started working. Whats wr… more

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I was given a final written warning today. I feel horrible. I need to do better with my performance and I’m now so anxious about working. I need to separate my personal life issues from work as it wil… more

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I live alone in a big city where I have few friends. After 100+ days of safe-at-home measures, I don’t feel safe being alone at home anymore. My depression has worsened to critical levels. The firewor… more

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Have been having really stressful and vivid dreams since quarantine started. A few dreams have even been insanely disturbing. I’m on Zoloft & Wellbutrin. Therapist thinks it’s not related to the m… more

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Previously diagnosed with anxiety disorder, went through rounds of cognitive therapy, stress management and behavior modification therapy and was OK for about 2 years. Given the current climate, I’m … more

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I had been going to therapy and had at least some sort of handle on my poor stress coping skills, but all of that has gone out the window now. I’ve never tried taking pills to help manage the anxiety … more

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I’m struggling to perform and my boss is getting mad at me and yelling and it’s getting hard. COVID is making it harder to perform and I’m hating myself

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Really feeling this rn

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Is it just me? Or is this field really good at making you feel like shit when you’re trying you’re hardest? I’m starting to feel like I don’t belong here.

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I can't focus at all today. I'm just so sad, so angry. Distracted. Im the only American at my office. I don't think anyone even knows what's going on.

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Wondering if anyone has ever had any luck seeing a psychiatrist who also does therapy? I used to see a nurse practitioner for therapy and medication management but can’t anymore due to insurance chang… more

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Any one struggle here with focus and being the quiet one in the room at the same time? 😞 I’m senior level (and older) and really need to get beyond this. I consistently get feedback that I don't.… more

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I am so unhappy. I feel behind in life and like I’ll never own a house, have a kid, buy the nice rug I want. My husband is great but he doesn’t share the same life goals as me and thinks I’m dramatic.… more

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