How to deal with anxiety and panic attack while at work? This is a common question people ask because the workplace is just so stressful and unpredictable. After we graduate high school, college and work takes a huge potion of our daily lives away from us. In fact, working alone takes 1/3 out of your life. The work you take on greatly affects your quality of life and unfortunately your job can be tied to your overall happiness and enjoyment in life. Here's a few tips on how to deal with anxiety and panic attack while at work, hopefully this list will be able to take you to the right direction.
1. Make realistic deadlines for yourself.
Unfortunately when a person has anxiety and doesn't think straight, they will take on a lot of work or projects that doesn't have a realistic deadline, if you're boss or supervisor gives you a task that you can't finish at a certain time, you should ask them for some extra time. You may not be able to do this with every job or project you have but it'll save you hours from anxiety and stress. Plus if you get the job done well before deadline it'll make you look great.
2. Don't gossip at work.
Rumors going on at the workplace? Stay out of them. People cat fighting and trying to start rumors about other workers? Don't add flame to the fire! If you truly want a happy, stress free work environment avoid gossip. If you have any problems with a co worker don't go ranting to others about it, but instead confront them and work something out with them. Avoid gossiping about others at all times, even if the rumor is true.
3. Ask for help.
If the work load is too much for you, it's okay to ask for help from others. Try talking to your boss about how you are feeling and maybe you guys can make a deal or a plan of some sort.
If you tried all these trips including getting therapy and taking medicine, then its strongly recommended that you change jobs. If someone is physically threatening you at work or stalking you repeatedly, file a police report and switch jobs.
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