Queen of free: Don’t let losing job bring you down

Almost every week, I receive an email from someone who is either about to or recently has been terminated from a place of employment. Each message is filled with concern and maybe even a bit of panic. Losing a job sends our hearts into a seemingly wild, out-

of-control tailspin.

If we’re not careful it can send our bank accounts into the same pattern. If you have been let go or might be in the future, it’s a good idea to consider the following principles to keep you from bottoming out emotionally and financially.

Freak out

But only a little. In this life, we often convince ourselves that we have control of everything. As soon as this bubble is burst, we tend to lose our cool. Not unlike an illness or a tragic accident, a job loss can cause us to realize there are circumstances beyond our control.

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