Keeping Your Head After Losing Your Job

Keeping Your Head After Losing Your Job

How To Survive Unemployment

Book - 2013
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"Losing your job may well be the most difficult thing you have ever faced. Your mental health, physical wellbeing, and satisfaction with your life, can all suffer. You may feel anxious, helpless and alone. So how do you cope with the emotional fallout, stay strong, and turn this into a positive, productive time? That's what Keeping Your Head After Losing Your Job is all about. Dr. Robert Leahy has worked with many unemployed people over the years and in this practical and supportive book he shares the strategies that have helped his clients deal with this most difficult of situations. He provides psychological tools to help you handle your period of unemployment better, and plenty of simple self-help strategies that can be used immediately. His successful techniques draw upon Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as practices, such as mindfulness, to help you boost your self-esteem and confidence, decrease anxiety and feelings of helplessness, and develop resilience and strength. By keeping your head and learning how to deal with this time well, you can also learn how to live your life more effectively once you get a job. Unemployment is a time for new priorities and new meanings. This book will help you discover inner strengths and give you the skills to cope with life, whatever it may throw at you"--
""A practical guide to picking yourself up, restoring your health and well-being, and getting the motivation and confidence to move forward with your life.-Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, PhD, author of the best-selling Women Who Think Too MuchLosing your job may be the most difficult thing you'll experience. Your mental health and physical well-being can suffer, leaving you feeling anxious, helpless, and alone. Dr. Robert L. Leahy has worked with many unemployed people over the years, and his successful techniques draw upon Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as practices, such as mindfulness, to help you boost your self-esteem and confidence, decrease anxiety and feelings of helplessness, and develop resilience and strength. By keeping your head and learning how to deal with this time well, you can also learn how to live your life more effectively once you get a job.Unemployment is a time for new priorities and new meanings. This book will help you discover inner strengths and give you the skills to cope with life, whatever it may throw at you.Robert L. Leahy is the director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy. He has received the Aaron T. Beck Award for outstanding contributions in cognitive therapy, and is the author and editor of over twenty-one books, including The Worry Cure. "--
Publisher: Coraopolis : Behler Publications, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781933016627
1933016620
Characteristics: ii, 278 pages ; 22 cm

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