In this uncertain economy, being “let go” can be devastating. Losing your job can take a toll on you both financially and emotionally, however, it doesn’t have to be the end of the world. With the right tools, you can overcome this setback and maybe even come out stronger. Here are some suggestions on how to cope with a job loss.
Surround Yourself with Support
Losing your job can be very emotionally taxing. Not only are you losing a source of income, you may perceive that you are losing part of your identity. Who we are is often tied up in how successful we are. That is why it’s essential to surround yourself with supportive friends and family who can be there for you. Don’t try to go it alone. If you’re religious or spiritual, look to a higher power. Seek out your support system.