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Started my new job and feel so depressed - I feel everything has changed and I feel my normal surrounds are strange and becoming very moody with people but not colleagues at the moment. I seem to have picked up a cold/flu, can't sleep and what doesn't help is that my new colleagues hardly achknowledge that I'm there, the person looking after me isn't that bothered about training me and it seems I have to keep asking what to do and even when they show me what to do they rush through it - so have to keep asking questions - They look at me as if I'm stupid so this isn't doing my confidence any good. Just don't know if I can get on and deal with this - people (family and close friends are expecting so much - as I haven't worked in three years).

I feel so ashamed given the world crisis at the moment and I keep trying to tell myself that I should be grateful and happy having a job.
 

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I know how you feel a few months ago I got a job and my family was so happy but after about 2 weeks I broke down during my shift, thats how bad it was for me. I ended up quitting. I felt just as worthless. But I eventually got passed it. and I am sure you will too. Just keep trying and dont let your hardships make you quit. Some days will be good for you and others not so good, just take it a day at a time.
 

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maybe try keeping a thought record. write down your initial thoughts of the scenario and then try to correct them from a more realistic viewpoint. write out all the positive things that having this job can do for YOU. try to keep this positive outlook - but you need to work at it. I have been in a similar situation and it can be ubearable at times, i know.

Believe in yourself and others will follow. In time it WILL get better. think of other times in your life that you persevered and eventually you became more comfortable.

Also try to take solace in the fact that you are feeling these feelings because you are taking a risk and that means you are pushing yourself to move outside of your comfort zone. you're living life and that is AMAZING!

be good to yourself and give yourself patience and understanding.

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