Monday was a rough day for me. I had spent the entire previous week working on Turning the Mind (DBT skill) toward acceptance in regards to going to work. When my emotions would get really strong (in the negative direction), I would take a deep breath and remind myself, "I am choosing to go to … Continue reading Pros and Cons
I told myself after my last two fast food jobs that I wasn't going to go for another job in that industry because it's just too stressful and anxiety-inducing. But then Biggby happened. I'd been going there to work on my freelance jobs and I really liked the environment and the employees. Then one of … Continue reading A New Job
Guys, I have a job. I've struggled with having a job in the past. My past two jobs were part-time in fast food and neither of them lasted very long. I had too much anxiety and my depression spiked dramatically. But this job is different. It's still part-time at 10-20 hours per week but it's … Continue reading So, I Have a *gulp* Job
Guys, I have a part-time job. One of the job interviews I rescheduled offered me the job. It's part-time, minimum wage at a fast food restaurant and I have had a lot of emotions about it. I've been nervous, scared, overwhelmed, and excited. Part of those emotions are to be expected with a new job … Continue reading Part-Time Job Time and Coping
I ran away from life today a bit. I was supposed to have two job interviews today, one at 10:00am and the other at 2:00pm. If you read my last post, you know that last night (and most of yesterday) was really difficult for me. I woke up several times throughout the night and every … Continue reading I Ran Away… Temporarily At Least
So, I'm really quite curious about something. I've been so used to being stagnant in my life. I've been home from college for nearly 2 years now and I have had no job or progress in any other part of my life other than therapy. As I've mentioned before, my depression has been kicking my … Continue reading Is This “Normal”?