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Being Fired

Health Care Professional With Master's Degree, Laid Off And Moving Back Home

Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD

I am the last person you would expect to be among the long-term unemployed. Now I've moved in with my mother, back into my childhood bedroom.

What Happened After He Got Fired Was Amazing

Posted 11.20.2013 | Small Business

Failure is part of any successful life, and Tupperware CEO Rick Goings knows that firsthand. During a conversation with HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd,...

The Five Stages of Getting Over Being Fired While Living in an Expensive City

Lisa Bernier | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

In solidarity with my fellow disenchanted, disillusioned compatriots who, in this terrible and depressing economy were so cruelly released into the wilds of urban unemployment, here are the five stages of being fired.

A Tale of Two Lives

Jeremy Garcia | Posted 02.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Garcia

To borrow one of the best-known lines in literary history, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." It was the time of my rebirth, my re...

Dialogue On Leadership In Uncertain Times: Session 7

Jan Birchfield, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Birchfield, Ph.D

I feel like I have had a year of grace. It has changed my life. I am coming out of winter. When trees head into winter, they drop their leaves. This past year I did this.

Dialogue on Leadership in Uncertain Times: Session 5

Jan Birchfield, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Birchfield, Ph.D

Sometimes we have to get thrown out of a job in order to recognize that it wasn't a good fit. This is a challenge in a bad economy. Nonetheless, it is inspiring to watch what you are doing in the face of this challenge.

A Dialogue on Leadership in Uncertain Times: Session 2

Jan Birchfield, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Birchfield, Ph.D

To attend to your self doubt requires moving towards it, resisting the temptation to push it away. There is a natural tendency to turn away from negative feelings, similar to what happens when we touch a hot stove.