Military Significant Others and Spouse Support -
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13

Thread: Stress free jobs

  1. Veteran's Wife <---- this makes me sound so old! :(
    LaDonna's Avatar
    LaDonna is offline
    Veteran's Wife <---- this makes me sound so old! :(
    Join Date
    Nov 2008

    Stress free jobs

    Is there even such a thing???

    I'm just curious because this has been one hellacious week for me at work.... I'm not considering leaving or anything... I LOVE it here but it got me thinking....

    Is there such a thing as a stress-free job? Even things like taking fast-food orders or adding numbers all day.... they have stress related issues also right?

    What would you consider a "stress-free" job?
  2. Account Closed
    Sophie♥Hatter's Avatar
    Sophie♥Hatter is offline
    Account Closed
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Nope all jobs involve some type of stress and i have worked fast food it is stress to the max at times
  3. MilitarySOS Jewel
    CindyLouWho's Avatar
    CindyLouWho is offline
    MilitarySOS Jewel
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    No such thing.
  4. Account Closed
    eelo's Avatar
    eelo is offline
    Account Closed
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Va Beach
    Blog Entries
    There's good stress and there's bad stress, and you'd really have to figure out if it would be more stressful to be unemployed or just to hang on to the job you've got right now. So many people are out of work, there's no real incentive for your employer to treat you like anything special (sorry, but it is what it is).

    I'm sorry it sucks.
  5. Account Closed
    HollyJay's Avatar
    HollyJay is offline
    Account Closed
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    In Transit
    Taking fast-food orders is the number one most stressful job I have ever worked. Every job has different stress from different sources, I think. I'm sorry you're having a hard time.
  6. Senior Member
    kimly's Avatar
    kimly is offline
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Great Lakes
    I would say being a check out girl, its pretty care free. I did it in high school and other than standing on your feet all day long it was pretty easy and I was never stressed out. I had quit working at sonic to work at Winn Dixie because fast food is sooo stressful.

    Im trying to think of what I want to do when I grow up() and my only requirement is that I want a job where when I go home I dont think about it. And I dont have nightmares that I forgot to do something at work. I can't come up with anything.
  7. Darkly Dreaming Dexter
    Aunt Sponge's Avatar
    Aunt Sponge is offline
    Darkly Dreaming Dexter
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Sure - maybe 10 people in the world purely 100% stressfreely enjoy their job.
    But everyone else has stress to some degree wrapepd up in work - no matter how much someone likes their job.

    I use to think that making my own jewelry would be awesome - stress free. But letting my hobby become my career was a very stressful thing. It took something that was my "get away" and made it a headache and nothing but a workload.
  8. ahimsa
    Viva's Avatar
    Viva is offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Las Vegas
    It's Halloween so.... you know, BOO!
  9. Account Closed
    Hatetank's Avatar
    Hatetank is offline
    Account Closed
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Blog Entries
    Nope, no such thing as stress-free. EVERYTHING we do comes equipped with a level of stress assigned to it. For instance, I LOVE writing and video games. Logically, I would LOVE a job writing reviews about video games. Quite the opposite, actually. I love them when I do them for FUN - when I was made to do them for a job, I grew to loathe it. Every job or career path we take has a level of difficulty to it, and this difficulty creates stress. Our ability to cope with this stress and perform the required tasks does vary from person to person, but that doesn't eliminate the fact that stress is commonplace. Some of us excel with deadlines, others lock up. Some of us LOVE the view in our office, others prefer to work in a closet. Some of us HATE to transit to work, others adore the chance to sing our favorite songs as close to the correct key as we can. ALL of these things are levels of stress in our lives that pertain to work.

    And as eelo pointed out, there is indeed good stress. The night before your 8th birthday party, the night before the first day of school... most of us stayed up for hours in wonderment over what that future held. That's a good stress.
  10. Instigator Extraordinaire
    louisa85's Avatar
    louisa85 is offline
    Instigator Extraordinaire
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    No such thing, just more stress and less stress.

    Unfortunately for me, I've signed on for more stress -- good thing I thrive on it to some extent.
    Keep on keeping on.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts