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Hi. I hope someone can relate to this and offer some advice! I've always been a worrier and whilst I've done well in my career I've never found it an enjoyable experience. I'm driven more by worry of getting things wrong or not knowing things than I am by genuinely enjoying the process of the challenge. A lot of my self worth comes in doing well at what I do but then I overdo it and burnout. This has happened several times. I get so worried about not knowing enough and that my decisions will have such a big impact on others. I'd love to be able to enjoy the challenges rather than be constantly terrified of them making my anxiety go into overdrive. I always get the voice in my head saying I should know how to do this and this and this and its exhausting. I know realistically we can't know everything and can't be good at everything but how do you know when to say what you know is good enough? The other thing that triggers my anxiety is lack of clarity in terms of what is expected of me.
I guess I'm just wondering if anyone has anything similar and has been able to overcome that and enjoy life again with a combination of drugs and therapy/support etc?
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