Posts Tagged ‘Job Loss’

Dealing with job loss or death of a loved one? Maybe it’s time to get out and try something new

Monday, September 27, 2010 9:32 6 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Lately, I’ve been hankering to try something new. To experiment. To explore. To get out more. This all makes perfect sense since I haven’t had much time or energy to play in the past year, a year that began with the slow decline and death of my father-in-law last August and ended with [...]

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Dealing with Job Loss: 5 Tips to Help You Rebuild Your Self-Confidence

Thursday, September 23, 2010 13:06 No Comments

By Ellen Brown
If you’ve been laid-off in the past couple years, do you feel like your self -confidence has slowly eroded? Many of my coaching clients who lost their jobs in the Recession certainly felt that way at a certain point.
But the good news is that there’s hope. Do yourself a favor, though. Start rebuilding [...]

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Dealing with Job Loss or Death of a Loved One? Being in the present moment is the key to inner peace and happiness

Saturday, March 13, 2010 12:26 7 Comments

By Ellen Brown
When we’re dealing with difficult life transitions like job loss or the death of a loved one, it’s not uncommon for us to focus a little too much on the past and the future. We may ruminate about the day our supervisor delivered the bad news. Or we may obsess about how we’re [...]

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Job Loss: Focus on Your Strengths and Successes to Rebuild Your Confidence

Monday, March 1, 2010 17:24 4 Comments

By Ellen Brown
There’s no doubt about it: losing your job can crumble your self-confidence. While that’s not always the case, it’s often true whether you were fired or laid off, due to company downsizing.
But the problem is this: if you need to search for a new job, having a crisis of confidence can get in [...]

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Dealing with Job Loss: Joining a Career Club Can Help You Boost Confidence During Job Search

Thursday, February 18, 2010 9:31 1 Comment

By Ellen Brown
I work with a client named “Sarah,”* whose friend thinks she’s “crazy” for joining a job club. “Why would you want to hang out with a bunch of unemployed people?” she asked Sarah one day. “Isn’t it depressing?”
“Actually, the people in my group are great,” Sarah told her friend. “They encourage me and [...]

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Meditation: It Can Carry You Through Life’s Toughest Transitions

Monday, January 25, 2010 11:46 5 Comments

By Ellen Brown
As I often tell clients and friends (and anyone else who will listen), meditation can help us weather some of life’s toughest storms. While it’s hardly a magic bullet, meditation can help us feel more relaxed and peaceful, and medical studies have suggested that such practices may lessen anxiety, depression, and insomnia, which [...]

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Dealing with Job Loss, Divorce, Child Sexual Abuse, or Loss of a Loved One? Seek Out Inspiring People and Resources

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 17:13 8 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Years, ago, when I was healing from child sexual abuse, I found it SO important to be around people (and books and movies) who could inspire me, as I traveled the journey from victim to survivor (ultimately becoming a thriver). Because navigating that transition could be grueling, and sometimes, I’d wonder whether I’d [...]

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