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Idealistic world

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Ana

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Greetings everyone!
How do you manage stress that you receive from not getting what you want or basically being frustrated that everything is chaotic?
My job is quite stressful to say the least. In fact I’m mentally and physically drained almost everyday, I do relax a bit during the weekend, however, I don’t even partially rejuvenate.
I think a part of why I feel that way is because I as someone once told me that I have an idealistic way of thinking and I expect the world to follow instructions and be organised.
I swear I have tried to loosen up and understand that however I failed.
And it’s taking a toll on me every single day. I’m genuinely frustrated and people don’t seem to understand this at all!
My coping mechanisms are garbage.
 
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When I was younger I too had a stressful career. I managed the stress by taking up athletics and compartmentalising my life. During the day I was a successful professional, during the evenings and weekends I was an athlete. I didn’t let thoughts of one enter the realm of the other and that worked well for me.
 
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I think it’s part of black and white thinking. The need to compartmentalize. Create order out of chaos in an attempt to stabilize.
 
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I think it’s part of black and white thinking. The need to compartmentalize. Create order out of chaos in an attempt to stabilize.
That’s exactly how I feel.
I genuinely believe that I have no grey area.
 
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