Retired Early with Anxiety

by Deirdre Cusati


I am 56 and retired early from severe anxiety. I have tried to work several at home jobs in the last year only to become depressed. I am tormenting myself over whether to retire early or to overcome anxiety of going to another job. Please help!!!

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Therapy and medications might help

Hello Deirdre,

I am sorry to hear that you are suffering from depression and anxiety. This is a stressful time for so many of us.

Have you spoken with a therapist or your physician regarding your condition? There might be medications available to help with your anxiety, and a therapist could help you decide whether or not to return to work.

You are young, and have so much life ahead. Please take the time now to reach out to your doctor and seek help. Let us know how things go.


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