Just got laid off from your job? Being laid off is a trauma, a blow to your ego. If you’ve ever been laid off, you wonder if being just a little better, a little more enthusiastic, or a little more anything would have made you or your job worth saving. The many “what if’s” in your mind.
But in order to survive and even thrive in the wake of a professional trauma such as this, you need to, “let it go”.
The loss of a job in these tumultuous economic times can be pretty scary. But being free from your job can also motivate you to finally do what you’ve always wanted to do. Being laid off could be your golden opportunity to change your life for the better.
But how do you move past the feelings of devastation and take advantage of the situation?
Use these strategies to emotionally deal with your lay-off and thrive:
Losing your job can be the first step toward discovering the life you’ve dreamed about for years. Apply the above strategies to strengthen your efforts and energize your spirit to move toward your future with excitement.
Remember that it’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.
The key to recovering after losing your career is realizing you are not your career. It may feel like you have died, but you have not. You will find your new life because you lost your old career. And you will find a new one soon.