Today has been a rough old day!

I'd been on sick leave for anxiety and panic attacks (sometimes upto 10 a day whilst at work) since mid july (mostly because of where I worked). During the sick leave I got the chance of another job so I took it because I desperately wanted to be away from my old work. Today was supposed to be my first day, I couldn't do it....it was way too much for me! I feel like I'm trying to run before I can walk, has anyone else stupidly done this to themselves??

Skip

Featured Content

Join our community

The community helps everyone affected by anxiety by providing support, information and guidance.

Follow

Featured by HealthUnlocked

2 Replies

oldestnewest
  • Hello jan & welcome

    I havnt done what you have over the work situation , but I no plenty on here have & will hopefully reply

    What I have done though & it seems typical of alot of us that suffer with anxiety , is like you say tried to run before I can walk

    We do & can get better with anxiety , patience though is needed & for a lot of us because we get fed up of feeling the way we do , which is understandable , we want this quick , but for most , reality is it takes time , small steps , but we do get there

    So I doubt very much you are the first to do this

    Keep coming on & talking , so many people that understand just how you feel , along with suggestions how they deal with their anxiety , you will not feel alone anymore :)

    Love

    whywhy

    xxx

  • I went on a 5yr career break from one job because of anxiety and I wanted to be away from the people I worked with. Before I started the career break I started a job that was about 15 hrs a week. I loved it and it was what I wanted to do, I got promoted and am still doing this job and left the old job. Although I am now off sick from this one due to agarophobia with panic. My son was 2 when I started the extra job and now he is 9!

    I don't know if that will help you at all!

    Take care xxx

You may also like...