I Lost My Job, Now What?

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Short of losing a loved one either through divorce or death, losing your job is one of the most stressful life changing  events you will experience.  It is stressful both emotionally and physically.   It can be a huge knock to your self esteem.  You may feel like a failure.  In some cases, you may have family members who blame you for the job loss.  You may even feel that you want to just give up due to the heavy financial responsibilities you have looming.  Don’t!  Don’t give up!! When a job loss occurs you can do one of two things.  You can turn inward, cry “woo is me” feel sorry for yourself, sit at home and collect the unemployment check.   But what do you do when  the unemployment check stops….then what?  It is almost like going through a second job loss. The second, and recommended option for  you  is to stand up, brush yourself ... [ Read More ]