Friday, August 16, 2013

Emotions of job loss

Coaching exercise:
What words do you relate with?
Spend some quiet time with those words and write the thoughts and feelings that come up.
Talk about the outcome with your coach.

Shock and disbelief
Wondering why
Fear
Numbness
Anxiety
Depression
Embarrassment
Feeling of losing control
Distrust of employers, business
Blaming self for being unemployed
Paranoia
Hostility
Self-consciousness
Loss of confidence
Feeling like a failure
Feeling jealous of those who did not lose a job
Bad moods
Anger

What else?