Episode 271: When to Take Suicidality Seriously & Scared of Losing Dream Job

Hello, friends! This episode is a nice Q&A with some great listener-submitted questions. The first one involves some discussion about suicide. Although nothing graphic, just be aware of that. Here are the two questions I cover this episode:

  • I have had thoughts of suicide for a long time, but have never made an attempt. How do I know when to take the thoughts seriously?
  • I am making mistakes at my new job and it’s making me anxious and giving me insomnia. This is causing me to make more mistakes and I’m afraid I’m going to lose my job. How can I break this cycle?

As always, you can send me your questions to duffthepsych@gmail.com and full show notes are at duffthepsych.com/episode271

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