Nightmares at Work We All Are Scared Of

Only children are afraid of ghosts and monsters. Real nightmares are those that can happen in everyday life — check out the scariest ones!

Do you want to read some scary stuff? Not those campfire stories about ghosts and hexes, they are for children. Something really scary.

Now that Halloween is just around the corner, we decided to learn what frightens people most, and asked our colleagues, friends, and relatives what fills them with dread and anxiety. So where do you think the scariest things happen? We found out: at work, where grown people spend eight (or sometimes more) hours a day. And that’s not a surprise: a missed deadline is a much more terrible thing than a spider jiggling in the web!

And, these nightmares are not a product of a vivid imagination, they happen in real life and make everyone shiver even at the very thought of them. Boo!

Of course we have more of those office nightmares than we could put on one picture. So here are other short stories that inspire dismay, panic, awkwardness, and many other terrible feelings:

‘I accidentally’ nightmares

  • Saying ‘Bye, love you’ on the phone to a customer

‘I should have thought of that’ nightmares

  • The entire website being down because someone has forgotten to renew the domain license

‘This can happen to everyone (but happened to me again)’ nightmares

  • When your server crashed and you didn’t back up the database that day

‘First World problems’ nightmares

  • Being the only ‘non-vegetarian/non-vegan’ on your team

‘Just bad luck’ nightmares

  • Having to eat food that someone made at home for you to try and it’s terrible

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