How Do I Cope With Work Anxiety?
Dear Experts, I've been late for work repeatedly. My boss sat me down last week and said if I'm late again, I'll be fired. Since then, I've been a total wreck. I can't handle the pressure of being there at exactly 8:30am every day. I need this job, but the anxiety I'm feeling is really getting to me. Any suggestions? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: Q#322 GET UP EARLIER! Use several alarm clocks if req. Anxiety is self-induced & correctable w/self-discipline. (@dawnbugni) Q#322 Someone should have told you. Getting to work on time is the easy part. Get tough. #toughlove (@beneubanks) Q#322 Gr8 lrng oppty 4 u 2 keep commitments 2 urself, practice being timely. Most jobs/relatnships expect it. (@juliaerickson) Q#322 Being on time means showing up 4 ur life, on life's terms. If alarms don't work, ask friend 2 call u. (@juliaerickson) Q#322 Try pretending that work starts at 8:00am. Then, if you are 15 mins late, you are still technically 15 mins early. (@gradversity) Q#322 It is ur responsibility to b at work on time. Try rising 1/2 hour earlier so you can leave earlier and be on time. (@DebraWheatman) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.