Jobs for social anxiety; jobs with your mental health in mind. Do you suffer from social anxiety? A large amount of the population does, which is exactly why jobs for social anxiety have recently risen to prominence. As people come to understand that their career has a direct effect on their overall lifestyle, it’s important that you’re doing something that’s good for your health - and not just your bank statement. … [Read more...] about Jobs for Social Anxiety Sufferers
New job anxiety can feel debilitating. Starting a new job, and in particular, the first few days, can be downright nerve-racking. Not knowing anyone, wondering what everyone is thinking of you, worried you will make stupid mistakes, not knowing what you are doing and maybe feeling like a fraud! All these negative thoughts can cast a dark cloud over what can be an exciting time, and quite possibly the start to a positive new chapter in your life. So, how do you get to make the most of this new start, turning down the anxiety to a healthy, low adrenaline level, so as not to just muddle through the first few days in a blurry, stress-filled haze? Sleep. Firstly, you need to give your body what it needs and avoid the stuff it doesn't. Make sure you are getting a good night's sleep, each night. Try and set a regular sleeping pattern that allows you to get enough sleep and wake refreshed and ready for the day. Sleep deprivation can lead to altered emotional states and paranoia and … [Read more...] about Coping With New Job Anxiety
Are you feeling stuck in your current job and are too afraid to quit your job? I think it’s a fairly common mindset. The quote, “The evil that we know is best” sums it up. But is it anxiety or anticipatory excitement you feel when you think about leaving your job? How Do You Tell the Difference? It’s normal to be fearful of the unknown. We are creatures of habit who don’t usually willingly embrace change. But let’s say that you are already in the process of actively job seeking. You’ve had a couple promising interviews. Then you get an actual offer and maybe a little panic sets in, possibly kicking up all the self-doubt that lurks just below the surface. But then feelings of excitement start. Here’s how it might go: “Oh, no, I can’t possibly do that job!” “It would be so great to get out of here, though!” “The new job would figure out that I haven’t a clue what I’m doing.” “But they like me!” “I could do this!” To me, that just reflects anticipatory excitement, … [Read more...] about Scared To Leave Your Job: Anxiety or Excitement?