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Sick of being on meds for anxiety and depression put on loads of weight so cut right down now have really bad anger how do I stop this doctors can't help

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Have you tried CBT or just talking therapy. Personally I use mindfulness - plenty of information available on the web about it, as I can't take any prescription meds. I try to get outside every day even if it is just down the garden and back. I find being outside just lifts the spirit and clears the mind. When I feel I may lose it, particularly during confrontations with a bully at work I take a very deep breath and slowly exhale before uttering a single word - this helps me react in a calm thoughtful way - not easy but worth it because she wants an explosive reaction and she doesn't get it! I keep busy with hobbies which are both calming and productive. Hopefully somebody else will be along soon to offer some advice.

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Totally agree Dinkie. Bullies are everywhere but ones at work are a real drag.

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tell me about it. This one is a know-all just out of teens ill-informed smart alec. Only one way of doing things her way. Interrupts conversations, takes over telephone calls, belittles people in front of customers, throws tantrums, kicks doors, punches walls, and everyone is absolutely terrified of her fishwife mother! Great working environment :) roll on retirement!

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Hi Dinkie When I started reading your message I thought that this person is a spoiled brat from a disturbed home.

Does her mother work at the same place ? Do you live in a small community such as a village?

What age group are the others? Can u go to management about her etc.

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tried management and I'm the one with the problem! This "person" ended up just missing me with a pair of scissors. Her attitude when I asked her "what's the magic word" when she demanded something was "I don't have to say please to the likes of you" she's a charming piece of work. It got so bad I paid for her to see a therapist - she gladly took my money had the therapy which worked for a while then she refused to pay for anymore and she is back to the same old person. Utterly charming - and her boyfriend when he rings her at work is just as rude. Her hoodlum brother has been in young offenders and her parents well they are more like children than parents. Shame and I should feel sorry for her but I don't. I have fostered over 40 kids and none of them were as rude and inconsiderate as this person. Still management do nothing. I am just biding my time until I retire - if I last that long! The other staff are much younger than me although slightly older than her. They moan about her but won't do anything either because boss is scared of any backlash from the family.

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I find Yoga very calming, the breathing exercises in particular can help. It is possible to find a class where it is done seated, good if your mobility is compromised.

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