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Over responsibility

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Woollymammoth63 Mon 27-Feb-17 20:13:57

Hi everyone. Feeling a bit off tonight. I tend to be very responsible, sometimes that can tip into feeling over responsible especially at work. I'm going to try mindfulness in a bit. Get disheartened how this can suddenly come out of the blue, sometimes think I may be in the wrong( very responsible) job.

Bluefluff Mon 27-Feb-17 20:18:48

I can relate flowers. Hope the mindfulness will take the edge off for you. Sometimes just knowing you have a 'toolkit' of things you can use can really help.

Woollymammoth63 Mon 27-Feb-17 20:32:28

I might journal in a minute and try to meditate. It's like a worry can become a spiral of fear, in which I can't be sure if everything is ok or not sad

Jayfee Mon 27-Feb-17 20:42:12

it rather depends on your job, perhaps. it took me a while to realise that some jobs suited my disposition and others didnt i tend to overthink things. i found the book how to stop worrying and start living helpful

Bluefluff Mon 27-Feb-17 20:48:28

Do you have support at work in terms of looking after yourself, for example any supervision where you can reflect on your experiences? I have supervision once a week and it really helps with keeping things in perspective and talking about any worries I have about my responsibilities

Woollymammoth63 Mon 27-Feb-17 21:22:59

I do have supervision yes. That may help. Today a worry began but I struggled to contain it as a normal practical worry and just became sort of full of dread and uncertainty, even though I sorted the original concern out.

Woollymammoth63 Mon 27-Feb-17 22:09:17

Have tried headspace bit better. Always takes me by surprise how anxiety can just appear. After several calm happy days. But I can fight it with what I've learned and distract, meditate, not go into negative thinking. It's annoying but I Had a very happy day yesterday so worth holding onto that. It feels like OCD sometimes - a doubt that everything is ok.

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