Lost your Job? Reflect & Take Action!

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Summary

Our jobs are more than a paycheck. They impact how we see ourselves and how others see us. Even if you didn't enjoy your job, it provided you with a social outlet and gave your life structure, purpose, and meaning. Being laid off unexpectedly can leave you feeling hurt, angry, or depressed. You can start doubting your own identity, ruminating on what you lost, or worrying about your financial future. Losing your job is one of life's most stressful events. Aside from the obvious financial difficulties, losing a job can significantly impact your attitude, relationships, and overall mental and emotional well-being. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people worldwide have lost their employment or other means of income. While the widespread, unprecedented nature of this hardship means you shouldn't feel responsible for your circumstances, this may be of little consolation when you're worried about paying bills and feeding your family. Fortunately for you, we are here to help! If you or someone you know is going through something similar, we have a well-balanced and thought-out 10-day step-by-step guide to recover from the shock of being unemployed. This journal challenge has been carefully designed to encourage self-reflection through expressing writing and is bound to help you make the most out of this uncertain period in your life. It includes a step to go through each day and finishes with a thought-provoking question to answer in your JournalOwl journal. It's that simple.

Introduction

Losing your job is one of life's most stressful events. Aside from the obvious financial difficulties, losing a job can significantly impact your attitude, relationships, and overall mental and emotional well-being.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people worldwide have lost their employment or other means of income. While the widespread, unprecedented nature of this hardship means you shouldn't feel responsible for your circumstances, this may be of little consolation when you're worried about paying bills and feeding your family. Fortunately for you, we are here to help!

If you or someone you know is going through something similar, we have a well-balanced and thought-out 10-day step-by-step guide to recover from the shock of being unemployed. This journal challenge has been carefully designed to encourage self-reflection through expressing writing and is bound to help you make the most out of this uncertain period in your life. It includes a step to go through each day and finishes with a thought-provoking question to answer in your JournalOwl journal. It's that simple. 

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