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Career Anxiety

Updated 05/29/2017


     When you suffer from anxiety, your career doesn't have to
        |  LinkedIn, Andrea Peterson (article and video)                                                                                                                    05/27/2017
      My doctor asked me recently if I was sure I’d chosen the right career. She was genuinely
      mystified. You see, I’ve struggled with a pretty serious set of anxiety disorders for the
      last 25 years. And for about 18 of those, I’ve also been a reporter and editor at the Wall
      Street Journal, a job characterized by deadlines, not to mention one that requires
      cold-calling sometimes hostile strangers. My work often makes me anxious. During my
      years covering technology news, I lived in fear of being beaten on a story by competitors.
      I would check the New York Times with dread.