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Soon4me

Soon4me

Enlightened
Jun 15, 2018
1,591
For those who are currently employed.
How do you cope with having to work ?
Have you any advice or coping strategies ?

I used to work.But i don't work now.
Because of my problem,I developed severe depression and anxiety.I had a complete breakdown.I quit my job over a year ago.
I have to find work within the next 6 months.(if i'm still alive).Or i might be homeless.

Thanks in advance.For any advice or suggestions.
 
Lowri

Lowri

Member
Jun 19, 2018
90
What are your worst qualities? With that I mean things an employer wouldn't like.
 
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Sun Stealer

Sun Stealer

Experienced
Aug 19, 2018
218
For those who are currently employed.
How do you cope with having to work ?
Have you any advice or coping strategies ?

I used to work.But i don't work now.
Because of my problem,I developed severe depression and anxiety.I had a complete breakdown.I quit my job over a year ago.
I have to find work within the next 6 months.(if i'm still alive).Or i might be homeless.

Thanks in advance.For any advice or suggestions.
Hi i work and luckily in the UK depression / anxiety is accepted as a disability. I get by by simply focusing on what i will do when i get home, like watching a movie etc. well more like drinking alcohol. I just focus on those rewards all day. Am sorry you are a fellow sufferer wish i could take it away for you
 
RainAndSadness

RainAndSadness

Administrator
Jun 12, 2018
1,601
Hi i work and luckily in the UK depression / anxiety is accepted as a disability

Interesting. I don't know if that's the case for Switzerland as well but if it's the same here, I could actually apply for disability pension. I've heard it's a better deal than our welfare programm. Thanks.
 
cccitrus

cccitrus

i just want death and
Aug 14, 2018
40
Mainly i say to myself "it's gonna be over in the evening" and "just do it, you'll earn money"
Sometimes it helps when i think about all the music cds and books i can buy with that money.

Last year i was in an apprenticeship and quit after 5 months because of social anxiety and stuff

I don't know if this helps and well, hey, have a nice day.
 
Brokenanddeadinside

Brokenanddeadinside

Specialist
Aug 8, 2018
395
I have the same problem I find it very hard to stay at a job. Either my mind drives me crazy by obsessing on my mistakes of my life or I eventually obsess over everything I hate in the job and I get to a point and say fuck it I’m done. Last job couldn’t handle the unstable schedule of working from 2 pm to sometimes 2 am and then was too tired to do anything and everyone at the place was miserable. I also have anger problems that affect how I do and small things can add up till I eventually say I’m fucking done and quit.
 
Tiburcio

Tiburcio

Voluntary deletion.
May 9, 2018
1,573
I tried it. Just impossible.

If studying is umbearable, working is harakiri-worthy.
 
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Tomasnil

Tomasnil

Mage
Apr 24, 2018
519
Very few employers will hire a depressed person.... So lie make up a good back ground story practise it amd stick with it...
 
L

Life sucks

Enlightened
Apr 18, 2018
1,920
When I was employed I used to fight for time. I'll try to find a workaround to spend time, eating or driving for a task will take time. I'll try to leave asap and never let them abuse. Then after work, I fill the time with gaming and other stuff I want to do. I could continue like that but I want to ctb
 
Midnight

Midnight

Beyond solace
Jun 30, 2018
625
For me work distracts from the pain and when it doesn't I just remind myself that it won't last forever. Maybe find something where you will be constantly engaged so your mind doesn't have time to focus on anxieties.

Pretty much the same here. I can actually function normally at work and colleagues and the work itself keep depression at bay for me. When i'm back home is when it hits ...
 
sadak_the_wanderer

sadak_the_wanderer

An appropriate painting
Mar 19, 2018
243
I don't have any wonderful suggestions. It's the grind, and I have to go through with the grind to get everything arranged the way that I would like. Hopefully I can make it through.

Perhaps the only points of light for me are that I can use the money from a job to provision my situation the way I like, and a little pleasure from putting one over on everyone.
 
Sun Stealer

Sun Stealer

Experienced
Aug 19, 2018
218
I don't have any wonderful suggestions. It's the grind, and I have to go through with the grind to get everything arranged the way that I would like. Hopefully I can make it through.

Perhaps the only points of light for me are that I can use the money from a job to provision my situation the way I like, and a little pleasure from putting one over on everyone.
Always good to put one over everyone. i am so subtle but effective at it. Always done in a nice way of course
 
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