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Not sure if this is the best place to ask

I’ve been out of work for two years due to mental health. I am terrified to get back into the real world but I’m tired of struggling. Has anyone gone through this as well? What helps you cope?

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    That's tough. Totally get that returning to the workforce is probably daunting, but you're right that it might be a welcome distraction. This article may be helpful: https://fairygodboss.com/articles/depression-and-anxiety-at-work ..and also, try to think about what kinds of work environments/jobs might be best for you. You can research companies on Fairygodboss to get a sense of what their culture is like, what kind of work-life balance employees have, etc. Remember that you should be interviewing companies as much as they're interviewing you to ensure that you end up at a place that's a good fit for you. Good luck!!

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