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Dealing With Unemployment

Feeling Lost

Rebecca Pell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rebecca Pell

I'm not sure where this is all heading. I guess, if anything, I was looking for a miracle. This blog was my attempt at putting a note in a bottle and throwing it in the ocean; hoping that something miraculous would happen.

Career Stress: Your Job (Or Unemployment) Doesn't Define You

Noah Kass | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

When someone we know loses their job, we must be mindful of the profound emotional stressors they face. We can encourage them to stay connected to their personal communities by socializing with friends and staying engaged with professional networks, as well.

Uh-Oh, Spouse in the House

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary M. Krebs

It's now been a couple of weeks since I was notified of my layoff, and I've recently been getting some vibes from my wife indicating that she doesn't exactly share all the positive feelings about my newfound freedom and creative ambitions.

The Gift of Being Laid Off

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 02.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary M. Krebs

You never think it will happen to you, but after a quarter of a century in the book publishing industry and having worked on countless bestsellers, I am now among the millions of unemployed Americans.

How Charlie Sheen Made 14.1 Million Americans Winners

Kelly Smith Beaty | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business
Kelly Smith Beaty

With those two words, Charlie Sheen offered a platform of defiant dignity to many Americans battling the shame and loss of respect that comes with unemployment and job termination.

Katherine Bindley

How To Fight The Unemployment Blues This Summer | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

The unemployment rate was 9.2 percent last month: that's the highest it's been this year to date, according to the Department of Labor. According to a...

When Will Things Get Better? Stop Worrying and Start Living

Fawn Germer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Fawn Germer

For all of the people who keep waiting for things to get better -- stop. Stop waiting. You're losing time, whether you are enjoying this moment or not. This is it. It is all you have, so wake up. Live.