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How can I fight off constant feelings of despair from thankless job?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Ho
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Must change

For your mental health, either change the way you appreciate the job or change job.
Not so much other people thanking you for the job but even more importantly, whether you appreciate the importance of the job. Why should you waste your life on work that you don't see as useful to anyone? Look for another job that you think will be better. Give it a try.

In brief: Must change

For your mental health, either change the way you appreciate the job or change job.
Not so much other people thanking you for the job but even more importantly, whether you appreciate the importance of the job. Why should you waste your life on work that you don't see as useful to anyone? Look for another job that you think will be better. Give it a try.
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Change a job?

Try to focus on positive aspects of your work environment -- make a list and put it in front of you when you experience feelings of despair.
How about looking for another job, talk to a career counselor-- re-evaluate your feelings related to the job -- did you feel this way before or something changed? Good luck!

In brief: Change a job?

Try to focus on positive aspects of your work environment -- make a list and put it in front of you when you experience feelings of despair.
How about looking for another job, talk to a career counselor-- re-evaluate your feelings related to the job -- did you feel this way before or something changed? Good luck!
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: See below...

Look at changing jobs.
.. Until then, explore and focus on positive feelings that you get from areas of your life where you do feel more appreciated. Remember the law of attraction: to feel appreciation, think thoughts of appreciation... Good luck!

In brief: See below...

Look at changing jobs.
.. Until then, explore and focus on positive feelings that you get from areas of your life where you do feel more appreciated. Remember the law of attraction: to feel appreciation, think thoughts of appreciation... Good luck!
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Thankless job

Focus on staying productive & praise yourself for that.

In brief: Thankless job

Focus on staying productive & praise yourself for that.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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