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hugs4U Oct 21, 2017 (09:06 PM)  

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My obsessiveness was rewarded by working as an auditor, since checking was necessary, and my attention to detail was valued. Rumination was valuable since it re-enforced my memory too. What was hard, was the social skills component, since I've always been thin-skinned.

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Ashley - Health Educator Aug 21, 2017 (03:11 PM)  

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I agree with Courage.


Some careers might be anxiety provoking at first but with exposure they become less difficult. Find a career that you think suits your talents and will give you fulfilliment. If you are looking for career suggestions for your personality type I recommend looking into the Myers Briggs Personality test. There are lots of free Myers Briggs tests online that will give you some suggestions. 

Let us know what you find out.




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Courage1984 Aug 15, 2017 (11:29 AM)  

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Anything.


Dont accommodate anxiety and dont make decisions based on fear.  




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 I have suffered from Anxiety for 7 years now, I look back at my diary on here from a couple years ago and I see how far I have came. I was so crippled with Anxiety I couldn't leave my house, go to a store, a movie theater, fishing, or anything. Now I am able to enjoy those things, I am wanting to find a career that's suitable for a person with an anxiety disorder? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm tired of living in Fear of what if, I want to have a future without Fear & Anxiety holding me back. Once again, Thanks. 

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