Transitions and Grief
Losing your job
Secondary effects of job loss
Coping with transitions
Losing your home to foreclosure or disaster
Sometimes you anticipate and prepare for transitions that cause losses in your life. Other times transitions drop on you like a rock, causing turmoil, stress, and grief. Some losses, like a layoff or foreclosure on your home, can devastate you. It can feel like your life is changing for the worse, and you’re powerless to do anything about it.
Whether you lose your job due to being fired or laid off, a plant closure, downsizing, or a business failure, your reaction may surprise you. The transition and the loss involved may hit you far harder than you thought it could. You may feel some ...