Category Archives: Job Loss Grief

How to Use the Law of Attraction in Your Job Search

“Our brains become magnetized with the dominating thoughts which we hold in our minds, and, by means with which no man is familiar, these “magnets” attract to us the forces, the people, the circumstances of life which harmonize with the nature of our dominating thoughts.” ~Napoleon Hill Our thoughts are magnets that attract the thoughts […]

Day Dreaming + Job Searching = New Job

Remember in grade school when you were daydreaming because you weren’t interested in what things a country imported or exported.  Or in high school when the teacher was talking about just about anything and your daydreams were on the cute boy/girl who was the focus of your attention that week.   In college, instead of listening […]

Surviving Unemployment: Are You Holding onto Something You Should Let Go Of?

There are some things that get better with time; a fine wine; a broken bone; or a loving relationship.  Then there are the things that don’t; leftovers; overnight guests; and anger.  In fact, the latter gets rank the longer they hang on.  We like hanging on to things regardless of whether they get better or […]

Surviving Unemployment: 3 Gifts Job Search Should Give Themselves

Serenity               Courage               Wisdom At this point in the holiday season, you have probably finished selecting and wrapping presents for others.  Now is the time to think of yourself and what gifts you would like.  I would like to recommend three things that job searchers should give themselves for Christmas.  They are serenity, courage, and wisdom.  […]

Surviving Unemployment: 5 Steps for Coping with Family Holiday Events

Unemployment + holidays + family = stressed to the max.  In a parody of seasonal favorite, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” one of The Twelve Pains of Christmas is facing the in-laws.  Well, it isn’t just the in-laws that can be a pain, but your own family as well.  Whether immediate or extended, your family has your […]